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What Do Siblings, Denominations, and Church Membership Have To Do with Each Other?

Do you ever have a moment when you “connect the dots” on different experiences you have  recently had, seeing how these seemingly unrelated moments are all linked together and perhaps teaching or showing you something bigger? That happened to me this week; let me recount what...

Jesus and the Old Testament

As Christians read the Bible,, a key principle to recognize is that the Old Testament points forward to and tells us about Jesus. Why do I say that? Well, because Jesus said it! An important passage on this point is John 5 as Jesus says in v. 39, “You search the Scriptures because you...

Dealing with Difficult Verses: Case Study on 1 Samuel 16:14

When you read through the Bible, you will come across verses that are difficult to understand. What do you do when this happens? One solution people employ is to ask me! When answering these questions, the teacher in me wants to give insights to help you when you come across these sort of verses...

The Fourth of July and Romans 13

While the Bible is rarely discussed in popular American culture, the citation of Romans 13 by a politician a few weeks ago led to discussions of this passage on the news and in public venues. The Apostle Paul instructs Christians how to relate to the government in these verses, and it begins...