Category Archives: Faith

Can we understand the Bible alike?

Unknown Recently a preacher raised the question: Can we all understand the Bible alike? He declared that we cannot, and asserted that those who believe that we can are simply entertaining an ignorant viewpoint. Your understanding, my understanding The claim … Continue reading

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Buy Up Your Opportunities

by William J. Stewart The above phrase appears in the 1912 Weymouth New Testament rendering of Ephesians 5:16 and Colossians 4:5. To the people of Ephesus, Paul wrote, “Therefore be very careful how you live and act. Let it not … Continue reading

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A New Creation

by William J. Stewart There are two texts in the Bible which specifically use the phrase “a new creation” (2 Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15). That said, the concept is found in multiple places in the Scriptures. Other texts speak of … Continue reading

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Do You Know God’s Word?

by William J. Stewart Hear the word of the Lord, you children of Israel for the Lord brings a charge against the inhabitants of the land: ‘There is no truth or mercy or knowledge of God in the land.’ (Hosea … Continue reading

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You Search The Scriptures

by Jim Mickells | via Meditate On These Things “You search the Scriptures, for in them you think you have eternal life; and these are they which testify of Me” (John 5:39). Our Lord, in the verse above, is addressing the … Continue reading

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Why We Should Study The Old Testament

by William J. Stewart The New Testament clearly indicate we are not under the Old Law (Romans 10:4-5; 2 Corinthians 3:7-15; Galatians 3:23-27; 5:4; Ephesians 2:14-16; Philippians 3:3-11; Colossians 2:13-17; Hebrews 8:1-13; etc.). Since we are not subject to the … Continue reading

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Read | Study | Meditate

by William J. Stewart The desire of every Christian should be to grow in faith. Essential to doing so is a focus on the word of God. Paul stated, “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God” … Continue reading

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Satan Left The Wife And Friends

by William J. Stewart Adversity can bring out the best, and unfortunately, sometimes the worst in people. When times get tough, then it truly becomes evident who is on your side and who is not. Consider the case of the … Continue reading

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The Alabaster Flask

by William J. Stewart Approaching Jerusalem in the final days of His life, Jesus stopped at Bethany. There, He was in the home of a man recorded as Simon the leper (Matthew 26:6; Mark 14:3). While at Simon’s house, a … Continue reading

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The Foolishness Of God

by William J. Stewart There are many today who have no regard for the Bible. They believe the Scriptures to be a “crutch” for the weak, a book of “fairy tales.” They would be quick to declare the message of … Continue reading

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