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WHEN YOU CHOOSE Any Bible Translation What Are You Getting?

When an author signs a book contract with Christian Publishing House, there is a section titled: The Author Must Hold the Conservative, Biblical Worldview/Positions below. One of the Worldview/Positions is "The author fully rejects the Textus Receptus (TR), i.e., the Received Text as corrupt... Continue Reading →


Is Lucifer a Name that the Bible Uses for Satan?

Edward D. Andrews The name Lucifer, a Latin translation of the Hebrew word for “day star” occurs but one time (Isa. 14:12) in the Scriptures and only in some versions of the Bible. For example, the King James Version renders... Continue Reading →

BIBLICAL CRITICISM: Rhetorical Criticism

Thomas Marshall Hebrews 1:1-2a Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 1 Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in many ways, 2 in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son … Introduction As... Continue Reading →

Gaius Reads the Apostle John’s Letter

Regardless of the challenges he faced, Gaius remained faithful and continued to serve God steadfastly. How did he show his faithfulness? Why should Christians want to imitate Gaius’ example today? How can the apostle John’s letter help us to do... Continue Reading →

The Word of God Builds Faith

The very first Christians who were disciples of Christ had a bit of an advantage, as they traveled with Jesus, they heard and saw him. They were assured that he was the Messiah by the things they saw and heard,... Continue Reading →

Abraham: An Example of Faith

Genesis 12:1-3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 12 Now Jehovah said to Abram, “Go out from your land and from your relatives, and from the house of your father, to the land that I will show you. 2 And I will make of you a... Continue Reading →

How Do We Grieve the Holy Spirit?

Ephesians 4:30 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by[1] whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. How do we grieve the Holy Spirit? We do that by acting contrary to... Continue Reading →

Devote Yourself to the Reading of the Scriptures

1 Timothy 4:13 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching. Our taking in and applying accurate knowledge of God’s Word can lead to eternal life. (John 17:3)... Continue Reading →


How Will You Know Unless You Study? The Bible Gives Us Answers to Questions about Life The Bible Offers How to Get the Best out of Life Now The Bible Offers How to Best Live In an Imperfect World The... Continue Reading →

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