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Top 5 Scriptures That Banish Fear
Author: "Hiding From the Kids in my Prayer Closet," (DC Cook, ...
Fear has no place in the heart or mind of a believer. Ask God to increase your trust and faith in his willingness and ability to deliver you completely from fear and anxiety. Ask for a deeper revelation of his love, and watch how powerfully he moves.
The Bible's Violent God Isn't
Author of THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO
There's no escaping the fact that Christians who take the Bible as a God-given dependable, trustworthy, and accurate source of information about God have some thinking to do.
Jonah and the Mission of Peace (Part 1)
Catholic priest, peace activist, author of "The Nonviolent Lif...
Usually it seems God has one of three directions for us: "Come follow me"; "Stay with me" (and "Keep watch!"); or "Go and tell them..."
Bringing The Bible To Life At Home
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.
Author, "The Will of a Man & The Way of a Woman" (Barbour Books)
Many parents feel that they should have in place a consistent time of strengthening their family spiritually, but often they just don't know where to begin or how to continue with it.
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John 1:6-8; 19-28: Faith And Fear
Thomas G. Long, Ph.D.
Bandy Professor of Preaching, Candler School of Theology, Emor...
The fear about exposure and judgment comes to white-hot focus in a remarkable biblical story, told early in the Gospel of John, about an investigative team dispatched from the capital city to interrogate an enigmatic preacher.
Mark 1:1–8: God Barges Into Our Lives
Michael Joseph Brown, Ph.D.
Scholar of Christian Origins
When God speaks, often it is outside of the noble confines of the stained-glass edifice. This is what Mark is attempting to tell us: God's movement is often abrupt and unsettling.
Matthew 20:1-16: Justice Comes In The Evening
Matthew L. Skinner
Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary in Saint Paul
A God who is "just" is inclined to show special generosity to the poor and outcast. No wonder the respectable people get anxious.
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Matthew 18:15-20: Insiders And Outsiders
Rev. Dr. Mark G. Vitalis Hoffman
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, Lutheran Theological ...
For Christians today reading it as insiders, the text may evoke nods of approval at some memorable statements by Jesus. Start poking around a bit, though, and a host of questions arises.
Why Faith Is A Story, Not Doctrine
Author, 'Disarming Scripture'
Since story is such a foundational part of how we as humans make sense of our lives, it makes sense that our sacred texts would make use of story.
Science, the Bible, and the Vote to Ordain Gays
Presbyterian minister and Author
In the face of a conflict between science and the Bible, Calvin urged his readers not to reject science nor to ignore the Bible, but to understand the Bible differently.
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