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The Theme of the Bible – Conclusion (part 4)

Now if the meek are going to inherit the earth, as it says in the Beatitudes, Matthew 5:5, and as we pray in the Lord’s Prayer, “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in the earth, as it is in heaven”, Matthew 6:10, then the Bible teaches that there will ...

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7 Tips for getting the most out of your Bible Reading

Have you ever tried to find your way around an unfamiliar city without a map? Frustration mounts as you take wrong turn after wrong turn. You might even find yourself going the wrong way down a one-way street! Reading the Bible can be a bit like that too – unless ...

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Our Salvation Through Christ’s Death

Who was Jesus Christ and why was it so important that He was born, shared our nature, died on the cross and rose again? Consider some important verses that answer a question that holds eternal importance. The creation of man Gen. 1:26 – “And God said, Let us make man ...

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Faith, Works or Both? – Talk Notes 2017/1/29

Tonight we looked at one of the major questions of Christian teaching: Is salvation based on faith, works or both? The question might seem a bit academic, but the answer at it’s root it can… and should affect every aspect of our lives. Our position before God As a reminder ...

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Is Being “Good” Good Enough? – Talk Notes

What does a person have to do to share God’s Kingdom? A common refrain that we here now-a-days is “just be a good person”, but what does that mean? And is that truly “good enough”? This Sunday we considered that question. Here’s a recap. If you asked your friends or ...

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What does it mean to “depart and be with Christ?

We love getting your feedback and do our best to share scriptures answers to your fantastic questions. A reader “Jesse” asked us the following question in response to our Gospel Journal article “Soul Searching: 5 things you should know about death”: “…What do you take Paul to mean when he says ...

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Lessons from Children – Spiritual Comfort

“I want to sit next to daddy!” We’ve all heard this, and most likely said it in our lives. And, as is so often the case, there’s a lesson hidden in the simple words of kids. Children want to be close to those that are important to them. When they love ...

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Talk Notes: What Happens when we die?

On Sunday we took a look at the State of the dead as presented by the Bible. We looked at the biblical meaning of the word soul, The state of the dead and the hope that God offers to the faithful. Here’s a couple verses that we considered about what ...

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Who is the satan of Job?

At the Armstrong IPE we received a great question from Ed: Who was the satan of Job? If you’ve read about the Christadelphians, you probably know that we espouse the Biblical view that the Bible “satan”, as the Hebrew pronoun indicates, is nothing more than an adversary, good or bad. ...

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Talk Notes: World Water Problems – July 19, 2015

Last Sunday we took a look at the growing water crisis that we are seeing in the world. Water levels are dropping, despite water use restrictions. Population growth and poor decisions on where to live are compounding the problem. Is there hope? Some statistics from the talk: 69.6% of fresh ...

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Bible Study Tips and Tools

Bible Study Tips and Tools   Have you ever tried reading the Bible and just didn’t seem to get it? Ever been discouraged at the size of the book – not knowing where to start? You’re not alone! It is a big book written by the Creator of heaven and ...

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A World at Peace

A World at Peace   Imagine, a world at peace. A world with no more fighting or wars, where criminals no longer threaten the lives and well being of others, a place in which tears and sorrow no longer exist, where hospitals are no longer needed because pain and suffering ...

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The Christian in the Workplace

The Christian in the Workplace   With a little math, we find that the average Joe spends about 2000 hours per year at his or her workplace. This time is invaluable to a Christian; it is a time to show to all around the ways of God. If we turn ...

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World History Foretold

World History Foretold   Over 2,600 years ago, the most powerful king in the then known world awoke, startled by a disconcerting dream. He had dreamt about the future of the world, the future of empires. But he didn’t know it at the time. He needed Daniel, a prophet of ...

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Written in Stone: Proof for the Bible

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Written in Stone: Proof for Bible Truth   Two hundred years ago, an amazing archaeological discovery was made in an area which is now modern day Jordan. The weathered rock lay undisturbed for over 2 millennia, its secrets hidden on its mysterious black surface until 1868, when a passing German ...

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Son of God and Son of Mary

Son of God and Son of Man   The Lord Jesus Christ was born of a virgin woman, a virgin named Mary, impossible, yet possible because God, not a man, was his Father. As the Son of God, Jesus showed man what God was like. His character was like God’s; ...

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The Dead Sea Scrolls

The Dead Sea Scrolls   “The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word of our God will stand for ever.” (Isaiah 40:8) In 1947, a powerful testimony to these words revealed itself in the mountainous wastelands east of Jerusalem. A shepherd, exploring the area to the northwest of the ...

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Someone’s Making a Monkey Out of You

Someone’s Making a Monkey Out of You   “Hydrogen is a colorless, odorless gas which, if given enough time, turns into people.” Though perhaps a humorous quote at first, this simplified explanation of evolution ought to cause us to consider for a moment the leap of faith evolutionists would have ...

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The Importance of Context

Bible study isn’t just for teachers, you know! And it isn’t just about getting knowlege and getting a doctorate in theology. Is it aboutcoming to know God and his son JesusChrist (John 17:3). Anyone can study God’s word. And must. It is vitally important that we do it. Why must ...

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