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  • What I’ve Learned From Restoration History

    In the course of seeking my Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies I took a course on Restoration History with an emphasis on Stone and Campbell. The Restoration Movement is the historical origin of the Christian group that calls themselves “Churches of Christ” and the two most prominent actors in this movement were Barton Stone and […]

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  • IF I HAD TO BOW TO AN IDOL, IT WOULD BE THE SUN: NO OTHER CREATED OBJECT TELLS US MORE ABOUT THE REAL GOD

    by Andrew Wilson, edited by Bobby Price I have never been able to understand why anyone would worship a wooden statue. Or a tree or an Asherah pole, a cow or an elephant, or a god who looks like a frog. I think I get it at an intellectual level–they represent fertility or what-ever-but I […]

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  • Sound Health

    This lesson is a look at the word “sound,” not as in a sound-wave or noise to the ear. Often we talk about sound doctrine. What does it mean to have sound doctrine?  One of the things I’ve learned that applies to all fields about beliefs like philosophy, psychology, and religion is that either your […]

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  • The Great Commission(s)

    I want to look at the three Great Commissions of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. I will make note of the points in them, three unique elements of each. Each Great Commission is found in the last chapter of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Each GC is in the context of Jesus being resurrected and appearing to […]

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  • This Is The Horrible Way That Crucifixion Actually Kills You

    By Esther Inglis-Arkell, edited by Bobby Price Crucifixion remains a familiar idea, even though it’s a punishment from the distant past. It’s so familiar that we no longer consider the physical realities of it. Those realities are some of the most gruesome ever known. Here’s how crucifixion actually kills people. Crucifixion stopped being a regular […]

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  • Being Led By The Holy Spirit

    Throughout history God has led people to do certain things or to go to certain places. The Father led Noah to build the ark (Heb. 11:7), led Abraham out of Ur (Gen. 12:1; Heb. 11:8,9), led Israel out of Egypt (Deut. 8:15; 29:5; Psa. 77:20), etc. When Christ was on the earth he led his disciples […]

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  • Of Whom The World Was Not Worthy

    I was reading Hebrews 11 at some point in the past month and a portion of that passage stood out to me. Hebrews 11 is about faith. It gives a list of people who had faith in this world. Their faith led to obedience to God despite the reaction of the world. Many of these […]

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  • Forgiveness, The Path To Unity And Peace

    In my Master’s classes I recently took Conflict Resolution In The Church. After reading books like Redeeming Church Conflicts and Making Peace, studying material concerning conflict resolution in the church, and completing assignments on this topic, I have come to especially appreciate forgiveness. The goal of conflict resolution is unity and the path to unity […]

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  • How Dare You Be Kind

    On February 5th a New York Times article by Virginia Heffernan was perhaps one of the craziest things I have read. It sounded like satire. If you told me it was written by The Onion or The Babylon Bee, I would have believed it. But no. Our world is not a sane one.  The story […]

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  • Our Marriage With God

    On Valentine’s Day I preached on Esther and connected her story with ours; she became the wife of the king who loved her like we did in our conversion to the Lord to become his glorious bride. As the bride of Christ we have a responsibility to submit to his higher position, “For the husband […]

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