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The Outcry Against Sodom and Gomorrah…Who Are Those Crying Out for Justice Today?

August 31st, 2009 · 9 Comments · Bible, Old Testament, Sin, Theology

“Then the LORD said, “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous 21 that I will go down and see if what they have done is as bad as the outcry that has reached me. If not, I will know.” – Genesis 18:20-21 Reading this story again last week […]

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Do Animals Have a Soul?

August 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Old Testament, Religion, Theology

“And to all the beasts of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground—everything that has the breath of life in it—I give every green plant for food.” And it was so.” – Genesis 1:30 The word translated “life” here is not the typical Hebrew […]

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Dealing with Loneliness

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Christianity, Church, Old Testament, Religion

The only guy who had a right to feel lonely was Adam prior to God making Eve. I guess you might say Elijah after the Mt. Carmel incident but even with that God assured him there were people on his side. Genesis 2:18 says, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I […]

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When Did Eve Get Her Name?

June 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Ancient Near East, Bible, Bible Study, God, Old Testament, Religion, Sin, Theology, Thoughts

A – Adam named her when he woke from his post-op slumber (Gen 2:22) B – Right after her title of wo-man was given (2:23) C – Before she ate the fruit D – After she and Adam sinned When the woman took Adam the fruit to eat, she was still just “the woman.” It […]

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What Made Abel’s Sacrifice Better Than Cain’s?

June 15th, 2009 · 15 Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Biblical Interpretation, God, Old Testament, Religion, Theology, Thoughts

In Genesis 4 we get the first recorded act of worship. Cain and Abel bring offerings before the Lord. You know the story…it cuts right to the chase and goes from their birth to their offerings in three short verses. In this story we learn that Cain offered portions of his harvest and Abel offered […]

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What Can We Learn from False gods of the Bible?

May 28th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Archaeology, Bible, Bible Study, Bible Translations, Biblical Interpretation, Christianity, God, Hebrew Poetry, Old Testament, Psalms, Religion, Theology, Thoughts

There are some things that are just not up for debate when it comes to deciding what to believe as Christians. One of those things is that there is only one God.There are not household gods, city gods, and gods for different parts of nature and culture. There is only one God (Deut 6:4). There […]

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UFC – Jacob vs. Esau

June 12th, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Humor, Old Testament, Religion, Videos

How clever and pretty well done all things considered…

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John Alan Turner on Authenticity

February 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Old Testament

It doesn’t get much more authentic than Adam and Eve naked in the garden. What can we learn from that? See his post to find out. Also keep them in your prayers as his family deals with a loss.

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Gospel of Mark – God’s Vineyard (Mark 4:1-34)

February 21st, 2008 · No Comments · Bible, Christ, Christianity, God, Gospel of Mark, Gospels, Jesus, Kingdom of God, New Testament, Old Testament, Parables, Paradigm Issues, Religion

In Mark 3 we found Jesus being accused of all sorts of things and the source of his authority had been challenged. In Mark 4 we find one of the only blocks of Jesus teachings in the entire Gospel, which is probably a response to those attacks. All of the teachings have some connection with […]

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Practical Christian Living – From Consumerism to Contentment

February 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Bible, Christianity, Commercialism, Culture, God, Jesus, New Testament, Old Testament, Religion, Theology

We are experiencing technical difficulties with our email due to a website server switcharoo and so I am posting the content of our next LIFE group lesson here. Feel free to give feedback. Icebreaker: What would have been your favorite thing about living in the Garden of Eden? Last week we talked about sin in […]

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