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04
Jun

Gun Control

Introduction: We live in a day and age where school shootings, terrorism and gun-violence, have become a common occurrence. More so than ever, the topic of “gun control” has been thrust to the forefront in the media, and is even brought up frequently in normal every-day conversation. This topic has…

04
Feb

Calling On Jesus’ Name

Romans 10:9-13 – Many people teach that all one has to do to be saved is to “Call on the name of the Lord.” – This is neglectful of other scriptures that would contradict this teaching. (Acts 2:38, I Peter 3:21) – Is taken out of context. Context – The…

17
Jan

Giving Under Compulsion

II Corinthians 9:7 – People mistakenly take this to mean, “If I’m not happy about giving, I shouldn’t give.” – This interpretation would contradict many scriptures, including the very core message of discipleship — denying self. (Luke 9:23) – What Paul is actually saying is, “If you’re not happy about…

03
Jan

Head Coverings

I Corinthians 11:3-16 – It sounds like the Bible is saying that women must cover their heads when they pray. – This is a very misunderstood scripture. – There are two possible interpretations: Cultural Modesty I Corinthians 11:2 – The word “teachings” in Greek is paradoseis. It means can also…

01
Jan

Marijuana A Sin?

Drug Use: Proverbs 31:4-7 – Drugs, alcohol, and specifically, marijuana, can lead to poor decision making. – These substances can damage our memories and lesson our senses. – However, alcohol was encouraged for those “who are perishing” or “are in anguish”. Example:  Most Christians would not have a problem with someone…