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Trusting God

What does the Bible say about trusting God? Is there ever a time in which “trusting” could be too risky? What about false trust? A Matter of Faith Let’s begin by reading Hebrews 11:1-40. It is a passage about faith (our inner or spiritual trust in God and God’s Word)….

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Responding to God with Faith

God is powerful, and He is good. He always uses his enormous power to further his promise of love and grace toward his people. He is gentle, loving, slow to anger and full of mercy. That’s good, but what difference does it make in our lives? How do we respond…

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The Reason for the Season

The Advent Season leads up to and culminates in the celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Each week we review a step towards that awesome and remarkable event. It is a good time to pause and ponder the act that changed everything. What appeared to…

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Posted in Getting to Know God The Bible

Evolution: Fact or Faith?

How good is the evidence that life evolved naturally, without a Creator? The first verse of the Bible tells us, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” It does not tell us precisely how He did it. It is “by faith [that] we understand that the universe…

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Posted in Dealing with Sin Getting to Know God Suffering and Grief

The Problem of Evil

Evil is a daily reality. Our suffering, as well as the suffering of others, vividly marks its presence in our world. In any given day, every newspaper contains many examples of evil and its painful consequences. Entire religious systems have come from human attempts to explain the presence of evil…

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Where Was God?

It was all there in her eyes, together with hundreds of questions only a little girl like her could ask. It was forever stopped in time, as she glanced at the camera on her very last walk. Buchenwald, Dachau, Auschwitz. It was all there. Sinister images of brick buildings and…

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Does the Trinity Teach Three Gods Exist?

Some wrongly assume that the doctrine of the Trinity teaches that three Gods exist when it uses the word “Persons.” They say the following: If God the Father is really a “Person” then He is a God in his own right (having the characteristics of being divine). He would count…

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An Introduction to God

As Christians, our most basic religious belief is the existence of God. By the capitalized word “God,” we mean the God described in the Bible: a good and powerful spirit Being who created all things, who cares about us, who cares about what we do, who is involved in our…

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A Glimpse Into Eternity

Some things in life are just like watching a movie — you cannot fully understand the end unless you first see the beginning. In a sense, understanding what God has in store for us is similar.  We need to take a look at the beginning to understand the full impact…

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