Monthly Archives: August 2016

Basic Bible Doctrine in 94 Lessons

Learn the fundamentals of basic Bible doctrine in  94 lessons.  You can choose to view the lessons in your browser, download them to Word, or download the MP3 files to listen to them on your PC or audio device.  Each … Continue reading

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Miracles in a Natural World

The natural world view says that there is a natural explanation for everything that happens, including what the faith world view would attribute to the supernatural.  They also say that there is a degree of faith in both views; i.e., … Continue reading

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The Biblical World View vs. Science

The natural (or scientific, or atheist) world view argues that we must base our views upon intellect, rationale, and reason, and that the spiritual world is based upon emotion.  Reason is seen as strong, and emotion as weak.  Freud said … Continue reading

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How a Great Preacher Got Started

On January 6, 1850, a snowstorm almost crippled the city of Colchester, England, and a teenage boy was unable to get to the church he usually attended. So he made his way to the nearby Primitive Methodist Chapel, where an … Continue reading

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Are Policemen Better than the Rest of Us?

After the murder of five policemen in Dallas, one commentator said in his editorial, “Police officers are not like you and I.  They’re better.”  He was trying to be supportive and clever, but he was actually just fanning the flame … Continue reading

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Should We Legislate Morality?

Our government already does legislate morality in many ways.  In fact, many laws are based upon upholding moral laws.  Our laws regarding murder, theft, stealing, killing, defrauding, and misrepresenting all reflect the moral values of The Ten Commandments.  We attempt … Continue reading

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Individual Effort

One of my favorite publications is Grace In Focus, but I have a problem with an article by Ken Yates in the July & August 2016 edition.  The article is called “Edifying Examples,” and it uses the story of the … Continue reading

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Why Do We (Claim to) Care About Children?

The significance of news reports seems amplified whenever children are involved.  When a man returns home from the war in Afghanistan or Iraq, his reunion with his wife is great, but his reunion with his children somehow seems even more … Continue reading

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Shame at Christ’s Coming?

Grace in Focus is a great publication, but I have an issue with an article in the March & April 2016 edition.  In it, Bob Wilkin published an article called “Shame at Christ’s Coming,” based upon 1 John 2:28:  “Now, … Continue reading

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A Million Missing People

Nearly 4 million children are born in the U. S. each year.  That’s great.  The problem is that 5 million are conceived.  We kill 1 million through abortion while they’re still in the womb.  How can we live with ourselves, … Continue reading

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