Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Structure of the Bible

There are 66 books in the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. This may seem random, but it is actually very structured. There are 22 letters in the Hebrew alphabet (Aleph-Beth). If you assign a letter to each of the books … Continue reading

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A Pastor’s Shameful Stance on Gay ‘Marriage’

Reverend Oliver White of Grace Community United Church of Christ in St. Paul Minnesota came out in favor of ‘gay marriage’ recently and two-thirds of the congregation left. You can read the article here: Stance on Gay Marriage May Cost … Continue reading

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God’s Appointments

God’s appointment times (seasons in our English translations) are laid out in Leviticus 23 and they are: Passover, Unleavened Bread, First Fruits, Weeks, the Day of Blowing (Trumpets), the Day of Atonement, and Tabernacles. Each of these appointments literally happen throughout the … Continue reading

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The Law is a Mirror

“But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.” -James 1:25 What law is James (Jacob) talking … Continue reading

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The Answer to Every Question in the Bible

If you have ever been in Sunday School whether as a teacher or a student, you have heard the most common answer to any question asked in class. The most common answer to any question about the Bible is, “Jesus!” … Continue reading

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Homosexuality and Loving Your Neighbor as Yourself

It has been said that those who follow God must love and accept the lifestyle of those who practice homosexuality because if not then we are not loving our neighbor as ourselves, thereby breaking the second greatest commandment as taught … Continue reading

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Tortured For Christ

I originally posted the following on the blog at http://www.pilgrimslight.org in December of 2011. Today I saw an ad where you can get a free copy of the book. It is brought to you by Voice of the Martyrs (VOM). If you … Continue reading

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God Reveals His Plan Through Shamgar

In Judges 3:31 we are introduced to Shamgar a judge of Israel. The verse reads: After him was Shamgar son of Anath, who killed 600 of the Philistines with an oxgoad, and he also saved Israel. -Judges 3:31 (ESV) At first glance this … Continue reading

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The Apostle Paul Backs Up Mothers

“…speak evil of no one, – avoid quarreling, – be gentle, and – show perfect courtesy toward all people.” -Titus 3:2 This verse reminds me so much of what mothers endeavour to teach thier children.  There is a larger context, but on the … Continue reading

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How to Pronounce YHWH

This is a question that many people ask. It seems that there are as many explanations as people who offer them. The first pronunciation that the English-speaking world used was Jehovah. The most obvious problem with that pronunciation is that there … Continue reading

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