Should Pastors Or Ministers Ever Retire?

by Jack Wellman
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Should pastors or ministers retire at a certain age? If so, when, and if not, why not? Moses Moses was apparently fit to cross over into the Promised Land with Israel, but God told Moses he would not enter into the land because he had disobeyed God earlier (Num 20). God told Moses, “This is […]

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The Parable Of the Good Shepherd

by Jack Wellman
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Why does the Bible refer to believers as sheep? Why not eagles, falcons, lions or tigers? The Nature of Sheep My uncle in Iowa used to raise sheep, and I can remember him saying a lot of things about his sheep; most of it bad. For example, they would not come near us; my brother […]

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Why Were Moses And Elijah On The Mount Of Transfiguration?

by Jack Wellman
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Have you ever wondered why Moses and Elijah were with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration? Why wasn’t David, Abraham, or someone else? The Law and the Prophets If there was anyone in the Bible that we associate with the Law of God, it is Moses. Moses and the Law are mentioned frequently together in […]

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Why Did Jesus Speak In Parables?

by Jack Wellman
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Why did Jesus speak in parables? What was their purpose? Parables The word parable means to “cast alongside” something else, so Jesus used parables in His teachings in this manner. He would cast out a truth alongside an earthly story. Sometimes their purpose was to hide the meaning; sometimes it was to make it plain, […]

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Who Were The Judaizers?

by Jack Wellman
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Who were the Judaizers? Why is it important for us to know? Judah The word “Jew” doesn’t even appear in the Bible until 1 Kings 12:21, and when it does appear, the Jews are attacking Israel, but how can this be? Aren’t the Jews and Israel the same people or nation? They are not. After […]

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