Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Does God punish us when we sin?”


In order to answer this question, we first need to distinguish between punishment and discipline. For believers in Jesus, all our sin – past, present, and future – has already been punished on the cross. As Christians, we will never … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Best Years”


The Best Years Recently a large seminar was held for ministers in training. Among the guests were many well-known motivational speakers. One such boldly approached the pulpit and, gathering the entire crowd’s attention, said, “The best years of my life … Continue reading

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“What is the Serpent Seed doctrine?”


 The serpent seed doctrine is a belief based on poor biblical interpretation and superstition. It is a primary doctrinal resource for those who want to use Scriptures to justify racial prejudice. The serpent seed doctrine is also closely related to … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Sarah the Painter”


Sarah the Painter Sarah decides one day that she is sick and tired of all these Sarah jokes and how all Sarahs are perceived as stupid, so she decides to show her husband that Sarahs really are smart. While her … Continue reading

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“Is it wrong to question God?”


 At issue is not whether we should question God, but in what manner—and for what reason—we question Him. To question God is not in itself wrong. The prophet Habakkuk had questions for God concerning the timing and agency of the … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “New Windows”


New Windows Sarah had the windows in her house replaced with new double insulated energy efficient windows. Twelve months later she gets a call from the contractor, complaining that the work has been done for a year and she has … Continue reading

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“Why are there times when God seems silent in a believer’s life?”


 In answering this question, one is reminded of Elijah and his flight from Jezebel. Elijah was a man of God whom God used to do some mighty things. However, when word reached him that Jezebel had threatened his life, he … Continue reading

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