Why Did God Change People’s Names In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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There are several occasions when God changed a person’s name, but why does He do that? Abram to Abraham God called Abram (before his name was changed to Abraham) out of paganism. We don’t know why God called Abram and not others. It simply says “the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and […]

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Timothy in the Bible: Character Profile

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Today it is not unusual for children to grow up in a home where their parents are from different cultures or religions. Due to attitudes about mixed marriages, ethnic backgrounds, or religions, some children who are born into these families experience difficulties from both inside and outside of the family. At the same time, many […]

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What Were Paul’s Missionary Journeys?

by Jack Wellman
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Where did Paul go exactly in all of his missionary journeys? Paul’s First Missionary Trip (44 AD – 50 or 51 AD) The very first missionary journey that Paul took may have started around 44 AD where Paul, Barnabas, and Mark took off from Antioch which is recorded in Acts 13:4-5 where “by the Holy […]

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What Were The Epistles In The Bible? What Does Epistle Mean?

by Jack Wellman
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What does the word “epistle” mean?  What were the “epistles” anyway and why is the word no longer in use today? The Apostles Wives? I read a survey many years ago that tested the biblical literacy of Christians.  One of the questions was “What were the wives of the apostles called?”  There were multiple choice […]

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Apostle Paul Biography and Profile

by David Peach
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We are first introduced to Paul when he was Saul of Tarsus. He was standing over the first Christian martyr Stephen looking on as Stephen was stoned to death. From this gruesome introduction to the completion of his missionary journeys Paul has become a champion and hero in the Christian faith. Saul – The Persecutor […]

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7 Great Men Of The Bible

by David Peach
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Great men in the Bible abound throughout its pages. The Bible has stories of military heroes, prophets, preachers and kings who have followed God and given us good examples to follow. While there are many minor characters mentioned in the Bible who are good role models, here is a list of seven men who were […]

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