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The Covenant-Victim

by William J. Stewart Unless you are familiar with Young’s Literal Translation, the title of today’s article will be foreign to you. I believe Young’s (YLT) is a unique and excellent translation of the Scriptures, but seldom used. One text … Continue reading

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Strange Music

by William J. Stewart Leviticus 10 tells of Nadab and Abihu, two of the sons of Aaron. Notice the first few verses: Then Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, put … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (3 of 3)

by William J. Stewart We continue to look at the claim made by some that God speaks directly to them. Today, we want to consider some texts about the Holy Spirit, and the emphasis on the written word in the … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (2 of 3)

by William J. Stewart Does God speak to folks directly, by visions or in dreams today? Many in the religious world will answer yes, citing personal experiences as evidence. As we noted last week, such claims cannot be authenticated, and … Continue reading

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God Talks To Me (1 of 3)

by William J. Stewart Occasionally I’ve studied with folks who claim God speaks to them. Typically their claim to divine revelation is made when something comes up in a Bible discussion they disagree with. The claim is essentially, “God said … Continue reading

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Will The Real Mom Please Stand Up

by William J. Stewart 1 Kings 3:16-28 There are several great texts and examples of mothers we could look at from the Scriptures for Mother’s Day. The text chosen may not be commonly used to discuss motherhood, but I believe … Continue reading

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Heavenly Hope In Christ

by William J. Stewart The apostle Peter once inquired of the Lord, “See, we have left all and followed You. Therefore what shall we have?” (Matthew 19:27) The question is valid. What benefit is to be derived from forsaking all … Continue reading

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The Son of Encouragement

by William J. Stewart Most of us have had a nickname at some point in our lives. Generally nicknames are either a shortened form of our name or based on a characteristic that identifies us. The man we know as … Continue reading

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Our Passover

by William J. Stewart This is Easter weekend, celebrated by many throughout the religious world as the memorial of Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection. The word “Easter” appears just once in the Bible, and that only in one translation—the KJV. … Continue reading

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Let Him Sell His Garment, And Buy A Sword

by William J. Stewart Luke 22:35-38 reads:   And He said to them, ‘When I sent you without money bag, knapsack, and sandals, did you lack anything?’ So they said, ‘Nothing.’ Then He said to them, ‘But now, he who … Continue reading

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