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2 Ways God Reveals Himself

God has graciously chosen to reveal Himself to fallen humanity. He has done this so that we might reach out and know Him (Acts 17:27). The two ways that God reveals Himself to mankind is in a general sense and in a special sense. General Revelation General revelation consists of …

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Angels and Demons

What should you believe about angels and demons? Here’s a quick summary of what the Bible teaches. Angels are spiritual, non-human, powerful beings (Heb 1:6-7, 2 Pet. 2:11) created by God to worship Him and to do His bidding, often as a special messenger or to help humans (Col. 1:16, …

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The Warning Passages in Hebrews

There are several warning passages in the Book of Hebrews, among them are: Hebrews 2:1-3; 3:7-11; 4:1, 11; 6:4-8; 10:26-31, 38; 12:15, 25. How do you understand these warnings? Do they threaten a loss of salvation? Lost of rewards? Are they directed towards believers? Are they directed to unbelievers? For …

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What Does it Mean to Be In Christ?

Both Ephesians and Colossians begin with Paul addressing the recipients as “faithful” and “saints” who are “in Christ” (Ephesians 1:1, Colossians 1:2). He goes on to tell the Ephesians that they are blessed in Christ (1:3), chosen in Christ (1:4), and redeemed in Christ (1:7). He lets them know that …

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What Does It Mean to Walk in the Spirit?

According to Romans 7-8 and Galatians 5, within the Christian, there is a struggle of the flesh against the Spirit. What does it mean to walk in the Spirit? Everyone has a carnal (sinful) nature. This nature leads us to do things that we don’t want to do. These are …

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What is the Gospel?

All men are under sin (Romans 3:9-19) and need to be rescued. All the world is “guilty before God” (Romans 3:19). We are “dead in trespasses and sins” (Ephesians 2:1), following after Satan, the prince of the power of the air. All mankind is, by nature, “fulfilling the desires of …

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Don’t be Afraid

Has fear ever held you back? Are you afraid to do the right thing in a certain situation? Maybe you feel like you want to get out of the boat and walk on water–but you’re afraid. Maybe you’re afraid of having faith. You know that Jesus can do something really …