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Biblical Requirements and Responsibilities of Deacons in the Church

Scripture tells us almost nothing about the selection, work, and office of the deacon. In the early church, deacons were church officers—third to bishops and elders—and they had to be obeyed and respected “as Jesus Christ.”  (Tabb, B. J. (2016). Deacon.) Mounce (Pastoral Epistles) points out that at one point the deacon was over the…

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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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Should Christians Go To A Chiropractor?

What is Chiropractic Chiropractic is type of alternative medicine. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) defines alternative medicine as “medicine that is not generally considered part of conventional medicine”. The reason that it Chiropractic not considered part of conventional medicine is because, like other forms of alternative medicine, the claims of the…

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Be Careful With Kisses

Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. This saying, a proverb, highlights a problem that was happening 2500 years ago and is still happening today: people mis-diagnose relationships. Don’t misunderstand me. I’m not saying that the proverb is a rule about all relationships. To understand the saying, you have to…

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