YOUTHS: Why Do I Cut Myself?

All teens today are likely familiar with someone who deliberately hurts themselves. In the United States alone, it is estimated that there are many millions of youths who are deliberately hurting themselves by one means or another. Fifty years ago, this would seem out of place, it would be thought of as some bizarre fad,... Continue Reading →

FAITH: Gaining Faith and Hope

In the New Testament, the word “faith” is translated from the Greek (πιστις) pistis, essentially communicating two different senses: the thought of confidence, trust, firm persuasion, and it may also be understood to mean “faithfulness” or “fidelity.” - 1 Thessalonians 3:7; Titus 2:10. Studying the word "faith" in the light of use and contexts, we find a... Continue Reading →

AGE OF ACCOUNTABILITY: How Old Should Male Youths Be When They Should No Longer Be Taught the Bible By Their Mothers or By a Woman in a Church Youth Bible Study Class?

According to Jewish law [tradition not the OT], when a Jewish boy is 13 years old, he becomes accountable for his actions and becomes a bar mitzvah. A girl becomes a bat mitzvah at the age of 12 according to Orthodox and Conservative Jews, and at the age of 13 according to Reform Jews. We too will recall that Jesus, at twelve years old,... Continue Reading →

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