God’s Object in Subjecting us to Vanity

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There are some things that we have to remember that we would rather forget. The remembrance of them brings no pleasure. There are some such things in the symbols of bread and wine, though the outcome is good. We have death, and we see sin. Neither of these things by themselves are pleasant. But they […]

Creation: Out of Nothing

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Just Be Cause! How did we come into existence? How did the universe, earth, and life come to exist? This is a massive question and one that the Bible states right up front: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1, ESV) The Bible claims to be the “inspired word of […]

Making good use of the human body

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The eyes – organs of spiritual perception and understanding: Ephesians 1:18 – Eyes look to God The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints… Jeremiah 5:21 – Eyes sometimes see not. Hear […]

Are you drinking the water of life?

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No water, No life, No blue, No green – Sylvia Earle How often do we really think about how wonderful water really is and appreciate it? Probably for most of us it is when something goes wrong and suddenly we have no water. However, if we consider that 1 in 10 people in the world […]

God’s Plans for the World

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He will fill the earth with His glory. “For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea.” (Habakkuk 2:14) He will bring peace to the earth. “He will judge between many peoples and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide. They […]

What does God want us to do?

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Is God all about following rules, doing this and not doing that, restrictions and traditions? No. It is actually about developing a beautiful character just like His. Choosing His ways not only pleases Him, but it makes people happier as well. Love Him with all our heart, soul and might. (Deuteronomy 6:5) Obey His voice […]

6 Questions about God Answered by the Bible

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Is it possible for God to die? No. He is eternal. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. (Psalm 90:2 ESV) “O my God,” I say, “take me not away in the midst of my days – you whose years […]

The Character of God

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We know that God is a Spirit and that He is all-powerful, all-knowing, and eternal. These are characteristics of God that are hard for us to fully understand, and beyond our capabilities of imitating. The best way we can come to know God is through His personality. His character is portrayed quite vividly throughout the […]

Is there evidence for God?

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I am not a scientist. As is probably true with most people, I can read or hear about the latest discoveries in science, but I often don’t fully understand them. It would be ridiculous for me, with a limited knowledge of science, to deny these discoveries, but it does not necessarily follow that one must […]