Category Archives: foundational

bible study and essentials of the faith

Regarding the Article, “You Can’t Handle It”

The Psalmist wrote, “the LORD is my light and my salvation.” [Psa 27:1]. In the first three chapters of 1Corinthians, the Apostle Paul warns against confusing or using the wisdom of this world to proclaim the truth of God. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness to God and . . .
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Constitutional Conservatives Led Astray By Donald Trump

It is an amazing thing to watch Constitutional Conservatives – most of them professing Christians – abandon our foremost constitutional candidate, Ted Cruz, and jump on the bandwagon for the fascist populist, Donald Trump. Their claim is Ted Cruz is not a natural born citizen. To support their claim, they . . .
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How Jesus Addressed a Free Will Crowd

From John 6:35-71 ( In the Gospel of John, chapter 6, Jesus was speaking to a crowd, among whom were those who professed themselves to be His disciples (v60). Others in the crowd considered their heritage to be sufficient evidence of following God (v31). Jesus was inviting them both . . .
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Looking for Miracles and Finding God’s Promise

The other day, I prayed for a miracle as I felt within myself a sense of desperation and I wanted confirmation God cared about my plight. By end of the day, nothing had happened and nothing had changed. Despair was overwhelming me and I wrestled with God. He reminded me . . .
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How Often We Pray with Limited Vision

In the Book of John, the first few verses of chapter six, the Apostle John described the prelude to the feeding of the five thousand. He explained Jesus had eluded the crowds and was resting with His disciples. However, the crowds discovered where He was and were heading toward Him. . . .
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There Cannot Be Unity in the GOP

A week and a half ago, I was sitting in a room of concerned precinct officers, planning for the local party election the following evening. The current chairman of our central committee explained to us he had made some mistakes but his goal for the second term would be to . . .
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Born Again by the Spirit or Freewill

This section is excerpted from Last week, we posted the excerpt of the whole chapter three. Today, we have shortened this to just the study of John 3:16. By doing this, we have reduced the post from 6900 words to 1300 and still retained our main arguments. What we . . .
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Christ Has Conquered Death, O Come Emmanuel

Add this to your celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. One of the greatest songs in the world. Performed by Enya, this is a beautiful rendition of what many people think is just a Christmas song. O Come, O Come Emmanuel is much more than a Christmas song because it . . .
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Believe and Be Saved – What is Believing?

Jesus said, “You do not have His word abiding in you, for you do not believe the One whom He has sent.” [Joh 5:38]. Without Christ, you cannot know the true God nor can you believe in Him. Many religions claim a faith in God but deny Christ or make . . .
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Understanding For God So Loved the World

Here is a good synopsis of the first 21 verses of John chapter 3: Christ was visited by a man named Nicodemus, a teacher and a ruler of the Jews. The man was looking for affirmation of his faith and more evidence Christ had come from God. Jesus told him he . . .
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[Hab 3:3]

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