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

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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Bible Study Tools – Part 1

January 9, 2017

There is no area of study more important than Bible study. The words of Scripture are words of life (John 6:68). As with any study, certain tools are helpful. We offer a quick checklist of Bible study tools for your consideration. Multiple Bible Translations – It seems that a new translation of the Bible arrives […]


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Are We Too Busy?

December 9, 2016

  Life is busy, and it seems to be getting busier every day. Supposedly, there was a time when life was simpler; we were not as busy, and we spent more time at home. But those days, if they ever existed, are now a part of distant history. Today, we seem to be so busy […]


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Too Much Faith In An Election?

December 7, 2016

  Did Christendom gain a great victory in the Presidential election of 2016? Some think so. Others are not so sure. Many believed the election to be a turning point, even a final chance for the nation to return to its Christian roots. The election is over and the favored candidate won. Now what? What […]


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Church Division

December 7, 2016

Church division is never good. It follows discord, discontent, poor fellowship and sin. While it may be necessary to remove the disorderly  from  fellowship (1 Corinthians 5:1-2; Romans 16:17; Matthew 18:17 ) the roots which caused that removal are sad. Like surgery, division may be necessary but it is never good. Paul addressed church division […]


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