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New Testament

Persistent Prayer

by Bryant Evans on May 12, 2017

Recently, a discussion arose in a Bible class for which I felt ill prepared to discuss in detail. After some reflection and study, I’d like to present some thoughts better organized than what I offered in the class. The question concerns persistent prayer. Specifically, should the Christian persist in a specific prayer before God until […]

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What is the New Testament (part 2)

by Bryant Evans on February 24, 2017

  Previously we said that the New Testament is both truth and our guide to life and worship. But these two ideas are supported by a third; the New Testament is inspired. The New Testament is Inspired We say this so often that we may be numb to his deeper meaning. If the New Testament […]

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What is the New Testament (part 1)

by Bryant Evans on February 24, 2017

The quick answer is that the New Testament is the second division in the Bible. It is composed of 27 individual books or letters written during the first century AD. It is the portion of the Bible by which Christians seek to live and worship. But the New Testament deserves a better, deeper explanation. The […]

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Justification: The Other Side of Condemnation

by Bryant Evans on October 9, 2015

  Condemnation and justification are two key concepts in our faith. They are opposites; different sides of a coin. One is very good; the other is very bad. Let’s look at both and bring the contrast into a sharp focus. We start with the bad one. Condemnation Mankind has been condemned since Eden. When God […]

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Of God and Birds

by Bryant Evans on January 26, 2015

I’ve been thinking a lot about God’s care for his people. I get in a rush sometimes and forget just how important his care is to us. Nothing happens secretly. He knows our every care and struggle. That means volumes to me. As I write this morning I am sitting in our front room looking […]

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