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Does God Test Us And Why?

Does God test us? The Bible says He does. But why, when He already knows men’s hearts?[1 Kings 8:39, Jeremiah 17:9-10, Psalm 44:21, Luke 16:15, Acts 15:8, Romans 8:27] Clearly testing must be for our own benefit. In testing,  we come … Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Say About Your Soul?

The following is a selection of Bible passages regarding the soul, it’s origin and final disposition: Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man … Continue reading

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What Is The Kingdom of Heaven Like?

Jesus never actually gave a detailed description of the Kingdom of Heaven that was recorded in the Gospels. Instead He explained the Kingdom of Heaven in similes, metaphors and parables: He put another parable before them, saying, “The kingdom of … Continue reading

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Mythological Beasts in the Bible

There are quite a few fanciful creatures mentioned in the Bible. Some descriptions are simply symbolic and are meant to represent certain nations, people, or ideas in prophetic visions. These creatures were probably never intended to be taken literally. Other passages, … Continue reading

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One Hundred and One Proofs that God Exists

 ( Adapted from a page by Atheists of Silicon Valley. ) This is adapted from an atheist website. It points out how ridiculously absurd some of the arguments for God’s existence actually are. Fellow believers, please don’t take offense — I just … Continue reading

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Famous “Biblical” Terms and Verses NOT Found In the Bible

Here’s a very short list of popular “Biblical” terms and phrases which just so happen *not* to be in the Bible. I’ve attempted to attribute them to the proper sources: “This, too, shall pass” ~ Attar of Nishapur (Sufi poet) … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Have a Sense of Humor?

I had something of an epiphany (little ‘e’) a while back. I had been struggling with certain passages in the New Testament in which Jesus says things that seem totally bizarre or incongruous. Then, it finally hit me: duh! He … Continue reading

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Is Satan’s Name Actually “Lucifer”?

The Bible (older translations) lists the name, Lucifer, only once – Isaiah 14:12. It is clearly in reference to a Babylonian king, possibly even Nebuchadnezzar. In context, it has nothing to do with Satan. The name, Lucifer, simply means, “morning … Continue reading

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