Who Were The Philistines In The Bible?

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The Philistines were a longtime nemesis of Israel but who were they exactly and from where were their origins?  The Origin of the Philistines The Philistines go nearly all the back to the very beginning in biblical history where they were traced to the descendants of Noah and his sons as we read in Genesis 10:14; “Egypt fathered Ludim, Anamim, Lehabim, Naphtuhim, Pathrusim, Casluhim (from whom the Philistines came), and Caphtorim.” The name itself is accurately said to be “Philistim” i … [Read more...]

Do Christian Practices Have Pagan Origins?

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Many critics of Christianity claim that the practices of the Christian faith have pagan origins. Is this true or not? What is the Church? The church is technically not a building but a people that have been purchased by the blood of the Lamb of God. It is not so much a religion but a relationship with Jesus Christ and God the Father which Jesus, by His own life and death, made reconciliation for those who were once separated from God by their sins (Isaiah 59:1-2). The church is literally the … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses On The Holy Spirit

Bible Verses About The Holy Spirit

Here are 7 of the top Bible verses on the Holy Spirit.Matthew 1:18 “Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.”Here is concrete evidence that Jesus had no human father, thereby avoiding original sin.  The Holy Spirit Himself is how Jesus was conceived in Mary and by Him and by the human mother Mary, Jesus was begotten of the Holy Seed or by God Him … [Read more...]

Does The Bible Have Hate Speech?

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Some call what is preached in the Bible hate speech.  Does the Bible actually have hate speech?What is Hate? There are laws in Canada that make it a crime to preach against certain things that exist in their society and these laws may soon be coming to the U.S but is there really hate speech in the Bible?  Can we say that with authority?  We know that God hates sin and it is said that God hates divorce but it never says that God hates divorced people.  Psalm 7:11 says that “God judges the ri … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Anointing

Bible Verses About Anointing

Here are my top 7 Bible verses about anointing.The Believers AnointingFirst John 2:27 “But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him.”The anointing John is writing about is clearly the anointing of the Holy Spirit.  That’s Who it is that he says “abides in you,” therefore we have no need that “anyone shou … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Laziness

Bible Verses About Laziness

Does the Bible have much to say about laziness?  Surprisingly yes it does.  Here are my top 7 Bible verses about laziness.Much Sleep, Much PovertyProverbs 6:9-11 “How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?   A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.”Look at the image of someone sleeping in every day (the folding of the hands) while others are off … [Read more...]


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