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Old Testament

Government Is Not What It Is Supposed to Be

by Bryant Evans on March 23, 2018

Government is not what it is supposed to be. You are probably not shocked by that statement. Corruption, self-serving agendas, and widespread narcissism are so common that we barely notice when they arise. In Alabama, we are finding that some Sheriffs are pocketing money supposedly given them to feed inmates in the local lockup. At the […]

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Psalm One

by Bryant Evans on January 29, 2018

The beloved book of Psalms begins with a brief description of two kinds of people: the wicked and the righteous. Standing at opposite poles of humanity the sweet psalmist, David explains the blessings and the curses that befall each. He notes the blessings of the righteous man defined negatively. The righteous is not like the […]

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Deadly Ignorance

by Bryant Evans on July 28, 2017

No activity or human pursuit equals Bible study. In no other field of human endeavor do we find such benefits as one discovers from studying the word of God. No field of study offers more hope to mankind than the Scriptures. Yet, few works are more neglected than personal Bible study. Likely there are many […]

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Upside Down Christianity

by Bryant Evans on May 29, 2017

Christianity is struggling because we have turned our understanding of God upside down. God no longer reigns but is relegated to a genie in a bottle that we call on when we are in trouble. Today, God serves Christians instead of the other way around. Deep divisions exist within Christianity. Worship is performance directed at […]

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Books of Samuel (1 Samuel & 2 Samuel) – Know the Book

by Bryant Evans on January 12, 2017

The books of 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel follow Ruth in the Old Testament canon. Understanding Ruth as a break in the flow of the Israelite chronology, we see the Books of Samuel continuing the sad story of Israel’s movement away from God. However, 1 Samuel opens with a hopeful story of change. Unfortunately, that change […]

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