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What Is Faith (According to The Bible)?

What is faith? I’ve seen answers that range from another religion (for example “one of many faiths”) down through some sort of fairy-tale opinion that stands opposed to science. In the Bible, we’ll see all sorts of usage on “faith” and “belief”—sometimes even referring to when someone adheres to the doctrines that make up Christianity.…

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Typology in a Nut shell: What is Typology?

If you’ve been in church within the last thirty years you’ve seen, bad or good, typology. If you’ve been in church only the last five years you probably don’t have a clue what it is. Typology is the study of pictures or patterns that function in some sort of predictive way—though not necessarily foretelling the…

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Should Christians Ever Fear or Be Afraid?

I once got into a discussion with a fellow Christian about some topic. One of us brought up a verse that supposedly proved the point and the conversation was over. Sound familiar? Sure it does. You’ve been there too. Answering the Wrong Way So let me pretend. I’m going to ask a question and answer…

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Corinth: Thought Model For Dealing With Church Problems

I’ve noticed when a church has problems (or more often before problems) they try to figure out what to do to make things better. Mind you, that might be fine. If a church has money issues, it might be a good idea to examine spending habits and prepare for the future. Thing is, some of…

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