Cord of Three Strands: A Model for the Christian Marriage

by Jack Wellman

What does the Bible say about marriage?  What did Paul mean that it is better to remain single?  Did he mean that singleness is preferred above marriage?  What are biblical principles and guidelines for both husband and wife?  How can divorce be avoided?  Does God permit divorce?  Is marrying outside of your faith biblical? Marriage […]

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What Do Christians Believe About Dinosaurs?

by Jack Wellman

When Christians are asked by non-believers to reconcile dinosaurs and the account of creation in Genesis, many questions arise. Is the Bible silent about dinosaurs? Why are dinosaurs apparently never mentioned in scriptures? Did dinosaurs live before or during the time of Adam and Eve and mankind? We should note that the word “dinosaur”, which […]

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What is Speaking in Tongues? A Biblical Analysis

by Jack Wellman
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Many years ago I visited a church while out of town.  At the time I was unaware that it was a charismatic church.  When the church services started, it was quite clear that they believed in the gift of tongues.  I was urged to speak in tongues and to “give it up” to the Spirit.  […]

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9 Powerful Gifts of the Spirit From the Bible

by Jack Wellman

What are these gifts of the Spirit? How can you know that you have particular gifts of the Spirit? Can others give us an indication of what our gift is? What does the believer do with these gifts in the church? Are some gifts more important than others? Are the gifts of healing still being […]

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Are Guardian Angels Biblical?

by Jack Wellman

Are guardian angels biblical?  What is an angel’s chief duty for the believer?  Do unbelievers have guardian Angels?  Does each believer have their own angel or more than one?  Are angels dispensed only in emergencies or are they ever present with Christians?  What does the Bible say about angels? Who Has a Guardian Angel? Does […]

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Jesus Raises Lazarus: Bible Story Summary

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead is one of the most dramatic stories in the Bible.  It is found in John chapter eleven.  It is seen as proof positive that Jesus is God and that He has effectual power over mankind.  This is the seventh miracle that Jesus has performed and it is the capstone […]

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The Prodigal Son: Bible Story Summary, Analysis and Themes

by Jack Wellman

The parable of the Prodigal Son is a story about God’s redemptive grace and mercy.  It is a story of His unconditional love and forgiveness.  It is about God seeking sinners.  In Luke 15, Jesus tells about the youngest son coming to his father to ask for his inheritance ahead of time.  The youngest son […]

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Christian Depression Help – Biblical Encouragement and Advice

by Jack Wellman

Everyone goes through depression from time to time. It is absolutely normal, even for Christians.  However it becomes a problem when you remain in a state of depression of an extended period of time.  What can a Christian do when they encounter depression?  What advice can we find in the pages of scripture? What is […]

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What is the Unforgivable Sin? A Biblical Analysis

by Jack Wellman
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An old friend of mine called me up and wanted to talk with me.  He was troubled in his spirit.  He had doubts about his salvation and whether he had fallen away from the faith.  In his mind, he had committed the unforgivable or unpardonable sin.  Can someone sin a sin so great that God […]

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Samson and Delilah: Sunday School Lesson With Sample Questions

by Jack Wellman
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The story of Samson and Delilah is one of the best known biblical stories in the Old Testament and is a great Bible story to study in Sunday School.  It reads like a classical Hollywood movie script.  It has a hero, a villain, a plot, and a sad conclusion with justice prevailing in the end. […]

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