The Prophetic Purpose of Bethlehem

"Bethlehem's selection by God as the birthplace of the Messiah was no happenstance. Nor was it chosen only because Joseph's lineage happened to originate there. No, Bethlehem was strategically picked to be part of God's redemption plan from the beginning—that Jesus would come to earth as the final, once-for-all, sacrificial lamb of God (see 1 …

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The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ Part 1: The Birth

For the believer, the birth of Jesus is one of the most profound events in all of human history. To achieve this, all three persons of The Trinity worked in harmony to carry out this mission. The b… Source: The work of the Trinity in the life of Christ Part 1: The Birth

Is the Bible reliable? From “The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict”

Among the many arguments skeptics make regarding the Bible, one is that it is supposedly not backed up by convincing historical data. To this, some believe that the Bible is like any other mythical writing. But Josh McDowell, in his book, “The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict,” examines the historical and archaeological evidence that supports events …

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How we should look at the Bible part 2

Last week, we discussed how to properly look at the Bible. We left off with how do we find reliability in scripture if there are disputes among interpretation? One of the most trustworthy ways in which a layperson can obtain proper interpretations of scripture is through attending a church or Bible study through a respected …

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How we should look at the Bible

Last week, I presented on what I believe. Now, I'd like to take some time to briefly discuss the Bible, and how we should examine it. It isn't enough to go to church, listen to preachers, read Christian ‘self help’ books and sing songs to and about God. In a world where the tenets of Christianity can be …

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How about those giants…no, not the New York Giants

Halloween is coming up...perfect time to talk about scary stuff like giants. Seemingly out of nowhere, the expression “giants on the earth” crops up in Genesis 6:4. Who were these giants? Where did they come from? Interpreters have debated their identity for nearly two thousand years. For more, read this from Answers in Genesis.