Key Bible Verses for Counseling About Addictions

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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When thinking about the term addictions, most people have the idea of someone who is struggling against being addicted to drugs and alcohol. Likewise, many people who have been addicted to drugs or alcohol have had the experience of being in “rehab.” Depending on the program, rehab may or may not be successful in breaking […]

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A Summary and Overview Of The Book of Ecclesiastes

by Jack Wellman
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Here is a summary and overview of the Book of Ecclesiastes. Book of Ecclesiastes The Book of Ecclesiastes, written roughly around 935 BC, comes from the Hebrew word “Qoheleth” (Koheleth) which means “preacher.” The Septuagint, the Greek version of the Old Testament, has the word Ecclesiastes as coming from “assembly.” The Book of Ecclesiastes is […]

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What Does The Olive Tree or Olive Branch Symbolize In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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What does the Bible say the olive tree or olive branch symbolizes? The Olive Branch The olive branch has been a symbol for a very long time and not just for those in the Bible. In the fifth century BC the Greeks were already using it for a symbol of peace. In biblical accounts, extending […]

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Yankee Manager Joe Girardi Thought of Quitting Baseball After His Mother’s Death

by Bruce Darnall

Joe Girardi, manager of the New York Yankees, wrote an essay in third grade about his dream to play baseball for the Chicago Cubs; but after the death of his mother, he almost quit baseball altogether. That is when Girardi took a leap of faith instead. Girardi grew up in a Catholic household in East […]

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7 Important Places Or Locations Of Bible Events

by Jack Wellman
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Here are seven important places or locations that mention huge biblical events. Golgotha There is no greater event in all of human history than that which took place at Calvary and it was because of the great significance of what happened there that anyone could even be saved. This place is mentioned in Scripture as […]

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What Is The Guff?

by Jack Wellman
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Have you ever heard of “guff?” What is guff? Why should Christians know about it? What is Guff? A secular definition of guff is something that is said that is nonsense, as being ridiculous talk or even insolent talk, much like back talk. It has also been defined as foolish talk, empty of meaning, if […]

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Who Was Nebuchadnezzar? Things To Learn From Him

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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The late President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, had this belief that he was a reincarnation of the ancient King of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar. In his desire to make this belief public, he ordered that the archaeologists and construction workers restoring the ancient city of Babylon replace every other image of Nebuchadnezzar embedded in the walls with […]

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Awesome Bible Discussion Questions On Grace

by Jack Wellman
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Here are some great Bible questions when discussing grace. 1. Some say grace is amazing, why is that? Some give the definition of grace as an acronym; God’s Riches At Christ’s Expense, and that’s a very good definition but there’s more to grace than what Jesus did at Calvary. He willingly gave His life for […]

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Should The Bible Be Read In Order?

by Jack Wellman
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Should we read the Bible in the order in which it comes or in a different order? Chronological Order We might be surprised to know that most of the Bible is not written in Chronological order, which means the order in which the books of the Bible were written. For example, most scholars believe that […]

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Isaiah and Jeremiah: 10 Key Verses to Consider With Commentary

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Most people who read the Bible are aware of two great prophets of the Old Testament, Isaiah, and Jeremiah. However, when you stand back and look at their ministries you will find that each were called by God for a specific time and purpose in the history of Israel. A brief overview of some key […]

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