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Why are there so many translations of the Bible and which one is the best?

The best version of the Bible is the Hebrew Old Testament and the Greek New Testament. However, very few people will take the time (and pain) to learn these two languages; most must rely upon translations. So which English translation is the best?

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May 31, 2018  /  Comments Off
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What is Christian Apologetics?

Apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia, which means to give a reasonable defense. The historical use of the word apologia was specifically used in reference to a court of law. 

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February 23, 2018  /  Comments Off
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If God Knows Everything

If God knows everything I will do, can I really make free choices?

This question has plagued philosophers and theologians for centuries. The debate centers on the tension between the sovereignty of God and the free will of man. If God is sovereign, that is, has full control over the universe, can man be free to make real cause and effect choices for which he is accountable?

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April 19, 2017  /  Comments Off
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Should the church be seeker-sensitive?

As a pastor, I’m constantly bombarded with advertisements promising to take the church I pastor to new levels of success. This usually involves the latest marketing techniques and a communication style that is less offensive—more seeker-sensitive.

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March 23, 2017  /  Comments Off
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The Foolishness of Preaching

The Ephesian Church in the middle of the first century had big problems; some of its key leaders were teaching false doctrine. The Apostle Paul sent his young protégé Timothy, armed with only the Scriptures, to confront these false teachers.

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August 30, 2016  /  Comments Off
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Does God want us to be rich? (Part 2)

Patrick Henry said, “I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them and that is faith in Jesus Christ.

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July 19, 2016  /  Comments Off

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