WWUTT: Earnestly Desire the Higher Gifts?

Earnestly Desire the Higher Gifts? The miraculous spiritual gifts, as we read of them in the New Testament, were given to the Apostles and their close associates as signs to authenticate that the Gospel they preached was the Word of God. If the miraculous gifts were a regular thing, they wouldn’t be miraculous. The signs of a true apostle were performed among you with utmost patience, with signs and wonders and mighty works. (2 Corinthians 12:12) God also bore witness by signs and wonders and … [Read more...]

Ouxano: How To Study the Bible, Part 1: Biblical Format

What is the Bible and how did it get put together?The Bible has over 40 authors, over 66 different books, on three different continents: North Africa, Europe and the Middle East Asia. It was written between the years 1500 B.C. – 70 A.D.The Old Testament - Written from around 1500 BC to 400 BC.The Old Testament has four primary types of literature: History - Covers the history of the Jewish people. Law/Teaching - Covers the law God gave them. Wisdom/Poetry - Speaks truth about life … [Read more...]