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Want to learn more about the Bible? about God? about Jesus? Dig into these resources for the basics.

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Hold firmly to the Word

Would you dig through 8 tons of garbage? One husband and wife did. The wife had taken off her 12.5-carat wedding ring to do…

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Study skills

Ezra was a professional copyist. He transcribed Moses’ scrolls so God’s Word could be passed around to more people. What Ezra worked on worked…

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Humble and happy

Have I ever told you about my note cards? One of the few stories I repeat often in my teaching is the research I…

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Christmas happened!

Christmas is the season of stuff that didn’t actually happen. A magical snowman with a button nose. A bullied reindeer with a heartwarming story…

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Farewell Moses

Among the most poignant stories in the Bible are those dealing with the last days of great leaders. No leader loomed larger than Moses…

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Born again?

Have you ever heard the phrase “born again”? To some people, born again is a certain type of Christian who tends to vote in…

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You must be born again

Once upon a time, there was an old, repetitive preacher who thundered his favorite refrain Sunday after Sunday: “You must be born again!” On…

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This faith of ours

This faith of ours is a warm hug from Jesus. It is a gift of his Holy Spirit that enables us to embrace God…

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The walking dead

For many of you, your neighborhoods have started to look a lot like mine does. With Halloween just around the corner, there are all…

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Life or death

All of us are a bundle of opinions on great movies we’ve seen, restaurants we like, favorite foods, coolest cars, and politics. These opinions…

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“Sacrament”: Not in the Bible?

Thanks to the capital of California everybody knows this word, though it’s not found in the Bible. But it is another example of valuable…

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Degrees of punishment

Not everyone believes that there will be a judgment day. Their disbelief will not make it disappear, of course. That day will come without…