Why Couldn’t King David Build The Temple?

by Jack Wellman
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David wanted to build the temple of God, but God said no, so why couldn’t David build the Temple of God? Consolidating Power After King Saul had died, it took some time for King David to establish the nation of Israel. It was many years before the land had peace. It was “when the king lived in his […]

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Does God Have A Body? What Does God Look Like?

by Jack Wellman
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Does God have a body? If so, what is it like or is He spirit and invisible? Truth and Spirit When one of the disciples asked to see the Father, “Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip? Whoever has seen me has seen […]

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Are You Coming as God Invites or Going When He Warns?

by Pamela Rose Williams
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God invites us to “come” and even “calls” us to do things. But let’s be honest, sometimes we do just as He asks and sometimes we refuse to heed His call. Take a look at what the Bible says about coming as God invites and calls and going when He warns. Invitation to Come For […]

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Do Huge Age Differences Matter In Marriage Or Relationships?

by Jack Wellman
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Do huge age differences really matter in a marriage or relationship? Equally Yoked The Bible doesn’t focus much on age differences. Abraham was ten years older than Sarah was. Many of the Jewish men married girls five to ten years younger than they were, although that was part of their culture, but what about huge […]

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Some Little-Known Bible Characters: Jairus, Jeduthun and Jehoshaphat

by Pamela Rose Williams
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When asked, most of us can name probably as many as ten Bible characters that we have heard about or even studied over the years. Even children can name as many as five, like Abraham, Noah, Moses, Mary and even Jesus. But what about those folks that play a vital role in the Bible that […]

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What Musical Instruments Were Used in Biblical Times?

by Pamela Rose Williams
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Music and musical instruments were used in Biblical times just as they are today to praise, worship and even soothe the soul. So, what musical instruments were used in Biblical times? Do we still have the same name for these instruments today? Similar Instruments of Today Some of the instruments mentioned in the Bible that […]

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What Is The Acts of Paul and Thecla?

by Jack Wellman
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What is the Acts of Paul and Thecla? Is it inspired by God or a product of man? Human Inspired There are many books which many claim to belong in the Bible, but upon close examination, these books, called the Apocrypha, are not from God but from mankind. The Apocrypha are books that have never […]

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Milwaukee Brewers Erik Kratz Humbled by the Cross

by Bruce Darnall

“I am an imperfect sinner,” comments Milwaukee Brewers catcher, Erik Kratz, “however salvation was made possible when Jesus died on the cross many years ago. The thought of Jesus on the cross is very humbling. Eternal life with the Lord cannot be earned, but it is a gift given by the grace of God through […]

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What Is The Insider Movement?

by Jack Wellman
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What is the Insider Movement that is sweeping across some Christian circles? Is it Biblically sound? Insiders Everyone has someone to whom they’re closer to than others. Someone they can share things with that they wouldn’t tell others. Some scholars believe that James, John, and Peter were closer to Jesus than the other disciples. They […]

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Who Were The Gnostics? What Is Gnosticism?

by Jack Wellman
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What is Eschatology? Why is it important for us to know? Gnosticism Gnosticism comes from the ancient Greek word “gnostikos” and means “having knowledge,” so Gnosticism is based upon knowledge and has little regard for the physical world. Gnostics teach that material or physical matter is evil because the world was created imperfectly. To them, […]

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