Category Archives: Wisdom

Attention parents!

Essential information for parents to discuss. Five tunnels of the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Continue reading

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How to study the Bible

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
Do you desire to be a good student and/or teacher of Scripture? The five basic steps of Bible study listed below will provide a guide to keep you on the right track in understanding and applying…

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Son of a prostitute

The layers of hurt, trauma, and pain are set in motion long before Jephthah had any control over his life. Continue reading

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Social cannibals on the hunt

Like hungry cannibals savoring the flesh of another person, social cannibals have an appetite for the problems, difficulties, and failures of others. It’s dangerous being in their company because you might end up in their pot. Continue reading

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Is the Bible from God? (part 2)

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
Two important terms related to the origin of the Bible. Revelation and Inspiration I. Revelation   A. Definition – The unveiling or disclosure of divine truth from and about God to mankind. Revelation is God making himself known…

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Scene 2 – Life as a slave

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Audio message for all five scenes: Play Audio! At the vulnerable age of seventeen, (at the hands of his own brothers), Joseph was ripped from his family and sold into slavery. “So when Joseph came to…

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What happened in Genesis 3?

By tracing our way through the original departure from God, we gain helpful insights into how to live as we were originally meant to live — as we were created to live. Continue reading

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Mercy defines my posture

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
My place in God’s narrative of mercy must define my posture toward others, especially those outside of the faith. Think of how this could transform our approach to others and our witness to the gospel.  The…

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Detach yourself from yourself

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
“The whole secret of living this kind of life is that man should be utterly detached. He must be detached from others in the sense that his behavior is not governed by what they do. But…

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What do most students entering university believe?

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
“There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative. “If this belief is put to the test, one can…

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