Category Archives: Study of God

God of the vulnerable

To the Lord your God belong the heavens, even the highest heavens, the earth and everything in it….He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing. Continue reading

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Attributes of God

Do you understand the difference between communicable and non-communicable attributes of God? 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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Does God control everything?

Does God have a plan that will conquer what feels like the chaos of human history? If God has control over everything, is he not a cosmic puppeteer pulling our strings when he wants us to dance? Continue reading

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Knowing the One who knows you

These truths are grounds for worship, not confusion. Continue reading

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God’s actions and our responses

Deep and urgent matters that must be talked about and taught the way Scripture reveals them. Continue reading

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God’s heart toward a broken world

How does a sovereign, all-powerful God relate to a broken fallen world filled with so much evil, suffering and sadness?
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A Great Statement of Faith

The essence of God’s action in wrath is to give men what they choose, in all its implications: nothing more, and equally nothing less. Continue reading

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Teach this truth to new believers

Discipline is an unavoidable part of God’s plan for spiritual transformation. Christian discipleship should teaching about the fact that, “The Lord disciplines those he loves.” Some Christians are not experiencing spiritual growth because they don’t understand this truth.  ___ A failure to … Continue reading

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Where are the profound atheists?

Hart laments a lack of “reflective and brilliant atheists” as one of the “innumerable evidences of late modern culture’s lack of spiritual depth. Continue reading

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