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The Most Misunderstood Page In The Bible

If you were to suggest the most misunderstood page in the Bible, what would you suggest?  Think about it.  Would you suggest the page that records: Judges 11 and Jephthah’s sacrifice of his daughter? 1 Samuel 16 and God sending an evil spirit upon King Saul? Daniel 9 and the 70 weeks? Revelation 20 and …

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The “Silence” of The Scriptures

Without a common understanding of how the Bible authorizes, even the most earnest desire and irenic spirit are insufficient to attain and maintain unity.  A brief examination of our own history over the past 150 years will bear this out. A little more than a century ago, the United States Census Bureau, for the first …

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The Bible: The Mini-Series

The highly publicized mini-series on the Bible has been airing on the History Channel for the past three weeks.  Roma Downy, the former star of “Touched by an Angel” and her husband, Mark Burnett, a renowned Hollywood producer are responsible for this mini-series. Whenever Hollywood attempts to retell stories from the Bible, I must admit, …

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I Swear on the Bible

Fourteen U.S. Presidents used cherished family Bibles. Presidents Harding, Eisenhower, Carter, and George H. Bush used George Washington’s Bible. And President Obama used Abraham Lincoln’s Bible and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Bible. Of course, I’m talking about the “swearing in” process of becoming President of the United States of America.  Every President except for John …

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Elvis Presley’s Bible

Last week, a Bible that was given to Elvis Presley in 1957 by his aunt and uncle was auctioned off.  It is clear that Elvis actually read and used this Bible, for it contained several marginal notes written in his own handwriting.  One such note is found in the margin of Luke 9.  It says, …

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