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When the Bible Disagrees

As Christians we should be reading our Bibles, yes? Our theology should be based on what the Bible says. We have either worked out what we believe from what we read, or listened carefully to sermons and Bible studies and … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say I Am?

Easter was only a few weeks ago, but the Easter story is one of the most important things we will ever hear. One of the stories around Easter is the road to Emmaus, found in Luke 24:13-35. That very day … Continue reading

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Sanctified and Being Sanctified

In the book of Hebrews we find an apparent contradiction within four verses: …we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. (Heb.10:10) For by a single offering he has perfected for all … Continue reading

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Passover and Easter

Passover The Israelites were in slavery in Egypt and cried out to God for rescue. God called Moses to speak to Pharaoh, but despite demonstrations of God’s power in miracles and plagues, Pharaoh would not let them go. So God … Continue reading

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Heroes of the Faith: Rahab–Your Past Needn’t Determine Your Future

Rahab’s story is found in Joshua 2:1-24, 6:20-25, but she is also mentioned in Heb.11:31 as one of the heroes of the faith, and in James 2 and Matthew 1. She is usually referred to as Rahab the prostitute, which … Continue reading

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Lessons from Esther: Cleaning Up

The last two chapters of Esther tell of the time when the king’s edicts are carried out, and the festival of Purim is inaugurated. The Jews killed thousands of their enemies, including all ten of Haman’s sons. In Susa they … Continue reading

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Lessons From Esther: Godincidences

A Godincidence is an event that could have been a coincidence, but all the evidence points to God being in control of circumstances. How often do we miss the move of God in our lives because we’re not paying attention? … Continue reading

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