• "Judge not, that you be not judged." (Jn 7:1) Right out of Jesus' sermon on the mount and one of the most quoted phrases from scripture. It speaks to the issue of judging others. Jesus' statement in John is usually uttered when someone is criticizing another's actions. Specifically, it's typically used as a first line [more]

    Categories: AuthorityTags: , , , , Last Updated: July 26th, 2021
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  • You've probably seen the red letter Bible -- in fact, you probably own one. These Bibles place all of Jesus' words in prominent red letters in order to stand out from all the other recorded words in Scripture. This is obviously a man-made introduction to Scripture, along with the chapter/verse breaks and chapter/paragraph [more]

    Categories: Authority, Jesus the SonTags: , , , , , , Last Updated: May 26th, 2021
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  • The act of baptism is well recorded in Scripture. Not only was it a tradition among the Hebrew people for centuries, but it is what at least one Bible character was know by (John the Baptist) and it was something that Jesus the Messiah did himself. (Matthew 3:13-17 ) Some other questions about [more]

    Categories: Obedience, SalvationTags: , , , , , , , Last Updated: October 5th, 2021
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  • False teacher. It can seem like a harsh term, but the Bible talks a lot about false teachers. In fact, it may be interesting to measure the 21st century Christian's "shock-meter" against how the Bible describes a false teacher. Terms such as "irrational animals," "dangerous reefs," and "condemned to Hell" are used in Scripture...not [more]

    Categories: Prophets, Religious DoctrineTags: , , , , Last Updated: January 11th, 2021
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  • Invitations to 'call on the name of the Lord' are often extended by preachers and especially, it seems, by tele-evangelists. This may be at the end of their sermon when they invite the audience to recite a prayer, often referred to as the "Sinner's Prayer". Sadly, and all too often, the only passage that religious [more]

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