What The Bible Says About Prayer Cloths And Anointing Oil

by Jack Wellman
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Does the Bible require anointing oil and prayer cloths? Do these have special power? What does the Bible say about prayer cloths and anointing with oil? Commands for the Sick The Bible says that we ought to pray for one another.  James asks, “Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of […]

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What Does Paul Mean By Writing He Is Not Ashamed Of The Gospel?

by Jack Wellman
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Paul said he was not ashamed of the gospel, so what did he mean by that? Are we ever in danger of being ashamed of the gospel? The Gospel If we want to know what the gospel is, we should go straight to the source, or straight to God and His Word, and we do […]

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The Apostle Paul’s Secret Of Contentment

by Jack Wellman
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How could Paul still be content after he’d been beaten, flogged, and imprisoned? He lets us in on a little secret…his secret of contentment. The Ransomed of God When we speak of believers, we generally don’t use the word, the “ransomed,” but that’s exactly who believers are. The Apostle Peter writes, “you were ransomed from […]

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Why Were Some Books Excluded From The Bible?

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Why do some Bibles have extra-biblical books in them? Why were some books excluded from the Bible? The Cannon The Bible as we have it today, which consists of 66 books, took a very long, thoughtful process to come together. The church was able to discern which of the books were indeed inspired by God, […]

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How Does The Holy Spirit Restrain Evil In The World?

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The world is not as evil as it could be – for one reason – the One Who restrains evil, so how does the Holy Spirit restrain evil in the world? The Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit may be called holy because of His work in our lives. He strives to make us holy, but […]

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Book Review: Adored – 365 Devotionals For Young Women

by Jack Wellman
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The devotional, Adored – 365 Devotionals for Young Women, is a great daily devotional for young women and here’s why we highly recommend it. Devotionals I have read quite a few devotionals and I’ve found that most devotionals focus on general topics and life issues that are very broad based for believers and they can […]

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What Did Jesus Teach About Marriage?

by Jack Wellman
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Jesus taught several things about marriage, so what was Jesus’ exact teaching on the institution of marriage, remarriage, and divorce? A Divine Institution Marriage is not an institution created by mankind. It is an institution designed and created by God, and for the glory of God. After the creation of the universe and all living […]

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The New Age Of Prophets

by Jack Wellman
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Today, there apparently is an explosion of new prophets and self-proclaimed apostles, so is this the new age of prophets? Apostolic Qualifications The word apostle comes from the Greek word “apostolos” and means “a delegate, messenger,” or “one sent forth with orders,” and that is just what we see when Jesus tells the apostles that […]

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What Are Some Myths About Pastors?

by Jack Wellman
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There are a lot of myths out there about a pastor and his family, so what are some of the myths some people believe? Sermons Come Easy I was speaking with our deacon the other day about what he goes through in sermon preparation when I’m going to be gone, and he said that every […]

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What About Christians Who Live Like The World? Are They Saved?

by Jack Wellman
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Does the idea that some are “carnal Christians” mean that they are saved, especially if they live like the world? Carnal Christians I have a friend who many years ago said he was saved while listening to a sermon on the radio, but what troubled me was that there was no difference in the way […]

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