Giving the Appearance of Evil or Just Being Misjudged?
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Abstain from all appearance of evil. 1 Thessalonians 5:22 KJV A misunderstanding of this verse has crippled the success of many missionaries. A young student loses his parents, and his teacher is afraid to put her arm around his shoulder and comfort him for fear she might be accused of evil. A pastor is having studies … [Click to read more …]

Exiles as Missionaries – Hit the Mark
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I tried to imagine the setting of our topic for this week on Exiles as Missionaries. I tried to picture Daniel, his three companies and many others being forcibly rounded up to be taken from their homeland as captives. The homes they lived in, the streets they played on, the schools they learned in, the … [Click to read more …]

An App for Missionaries Any Time, Anywhere
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Have you ever been talking to a friend at school, work or play, and been asked a Bible question, but did not have the Bible answer at your fingertips? Well now you can have a prepared Bible study at your fingertips, or at least as close as your cell phone or tablet. Now anyone can … [Click to read more …]

Biblical Headship (2) in Marriage
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Headship in Eden Was Adam placed in a position of headship over Eve before the Fall, as some suggest? I believe a biblical view of headship removes any tension in the topic. If God put Adam in a position of headship in Eden, this merely means that He placed Adam as the first string in a … [Click to read more …]

Is the Sign of Jonah Fuzzy Math?
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One day some teachers of religious law and Pharisees came to Jesus and said, “Teacher, we want you to show us a miraculous sign to prove your authority.” But Jesus replied, “Only an evil, adulterous generation would demand a miraculous sign; but the only sign I will give them is the sign of the prophet Jonah. … [Click to read more …]

“That’s Why I’m Here!”
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The late evangelist Ron Halverson told a story of him knocking on a door one night in Harlem, New York. A young woman answered the door. She had grown up a pastor’s daughter, but had become a prostitute. The woman looked at the Bible in Halverson’s hand and said, “I’m not interested!” Quick-witted Halverson responded as she … [Click to read more …]

Reading Through the Bible
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Have you ever felt you would like to read through the whole Bible but didn’t know how or started and then got distracted along the way? So did I. Then I discovered a great plan at Revival and Reformation. Through email you can receive a chapter a day to read. It reminds you, motivates you and is ideal … [Click to read more …]

Every Day Missionaries
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Ever wished you could be a missionary but never felt like you had the opportunity? Opportunities are everywhere! Just ask Jesus. He has a place for everyone to do missionary work. He uses everyday people like you and me in everyday life. A few years ago, one morning I was checking in on an elderly, … [Click to read more …]

Crucified and Risen – Hit the Mark
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it … [Click to read more …]

The God-forsaken God
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Critics of Christianity will often argue that Jesus knew beforehand that, though He would die, He would be resurrected to life. Thus, they ask, what was the big deal about His death when He knew it would be only temporary? My mother knows that flying in an airplane is safer than traveling by car. She … [Click to read more …]