Bible Study: Acts 17:28-31

In the first part of this passage, we saw that everyone has an innate sense of God’s existence and presence. The passage also tells us that God created everything, sustains in moment by moment, and, in light of these facts, it is ludicrous to think that God is lacking in anything whatsoever. We also understand from these verses that God has arranged the times and locations of our existence in such a way as to make sure that we understand our responsibility to Him and that we have the opportunity … [Read more...]

Bible Study: Acts 17:22-27

There exists a theologically rich passage in Acts 17 that lays out several important truths which affect every single person who ever existed, or will exist. The Apostle Paul, while engaged in his traveling ministry of spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ, entered a city in Greece where there was a group of philosophers who apparently spent their time in deep thought about the things of life. Paul entered this intellectual atmosphere and proceeded to introduce them to some deep theological … [Read more...]

4 Good Bible Studies For Pastors

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Here are 4 good Bible study subjects for pastors. Which ones would you suggest? A Study on God’s Mercy I believe that a good definition of mercy is where we don’t get what we truly deserve. In other words, God placed His wrath on His Son instead of on us. If someone’s never repented and trusted in Christ, then they will have to have that wrath placed upon them. Jesus gave all of us only two choices in John 3:36 “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall n … [Read more...]

What Is An Inductive Bible Study?

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What exactly is an inductive Bible study? Is this something that could give us better understanding of the Scriptures? The Command to Study Paul told Timothy, who he was mentoring, to “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth” (2nd Tim 2:15). We know that the apostles taught out of the Old Testament and they used the Scriptures for this. Paul told Timothy, “devote yourself to the public reading of Scrip … [Read more...]

What Is The 3rd Commandment?

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What is the 3rd Commandment?  What does it mean that we shouldn’t take the Lord’s name in vain?  Is this commandment still relevant today and for all people?The 3rd CommandmentExodus 20:7 “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.”Israel's Treatment of God’s Name The Jews were so terrified of mispronouncing God’s Holy Name that they didn’t even say it out loud.  Today, even some non-orthodox Jews spe … [Read more...]

Paul’s Conversion Bible Story Summary, Study and Lesson

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What can we learn from Saul’s conversion who later was called Paul during his visitation with Christ on the Damascus road?Saul the Destroyer When Stephen was martyred for preaching the gospel, Saul was an eyewitness.   Was this the moment that his conscious was stirred about what he was doing?  Even so, it was said that “Saul approved of his execution” (Acts 8:1a).  Saul’s name means destroyer and he was certainly living up to his name as “there arose on that day a great persecution against … [Read more...]


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