The news is filled with how women should be treated. This should be a theological question rather than a “social” or “political” question. In order to understand the value of women or men, we must go back to the Designer and Creator who brought them into existence. Moses’ narration of creation reveals that both men…

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  “God stands above all human choices and works through human freedom to bring about His own providential goals.”[1] “Theology is mystery.” Of all the great theological mysteries, none is quite so puzzling as the way in which God works with and through mankind. Perhaps the debate is caused by two groups (with noted variations…

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But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord because God chose you as the first fruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth,” (2 Thessalonians 2:13). The doctrine of election describes how God has chosen those with whom he will enjoy…

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We often cry out to God when we see and feel the pain around us. We recognize “things aren’t right.” We want something better. We want God to act to “put the world right.” The book of Habakkuk began with the prophet’s cry to God. God then responds. The prophet spoke directly to God, but…

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When we sit down to study the Bible, we must first listen to the Text itself (Hebrews 4:12). This is the most foundational step in Bible study and developing our relationship with God. The famous Journalistic Questions (who, what, when, where, why, and how), which we ask of any text, are helpful for learning from God’s written Word,…

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The best thing that ever happens is when someone becomes a Christian. It is the best thing for them. It is in Christ that God’s blessings are fully given. Paul wrote, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in…

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