Category Archives: Bible

Can we trust the Bible as God’s word?

How to respond when someone says, “Let’s face it, the Bible is just a book written by man!” Continue reading

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Before we apply the Bible to life

Before asking “What does the Bible mean to you?” ask, “What does the Bible mean in what it says?” Continue reading

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A key to understanding Scripture and God

We need some uncomfortable and less than flattering terms to understand how a perfectly holy God could be in a relationship with sinful beings like ourselves. Continue reading

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Relevance with accuracy

Let’s not acquiesce to trendy terms if their popular meanings could lead people into misunderstandings of God’s revealed word. Continue reading

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Teaching outline to I Peter

A detailed outline of three years of teaching through I Peter! Continue reading

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The God who speaks

Speaking verbs permeate this NT letter. From the opening of the book to the end, the world is presented as dependent on God’s word. Continue reading

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You thought you were serving God

We set ourselves against God if we wrongly convince ourselves and others that… Continue reading

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What do most students entering university believe?

The tension is not about belief in a Creator but whether or not it is safe to believe in one absolute God — especially if one’s beliefs discredit the beliefs of others. Continue reading

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The Bible – an amazing book about life

Read the Bible with an open mind. It answers important questions about the way life is. More importantly, it offers hope by mapping the way out of the darkness of a world full of evil, suffering and death. Continue reading

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Afraid of the Bible?

I believe the biblical narrative and the Christian worldview it presents offers the most logically consistent and plausibly realistic understanding of life and the world. It simply does the best job explaining the world we encounter each day. Continue reading

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