Category Archives: Church of God

Book Review: Mastering The Basics: Philippians

Mastering The Basics:  Philippians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace The second [1] book of this series that I had the chance to read, this particular book deals with one of the more irenic of Paul’s epistles [2], to a … Continue reading

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Human Beings

Seal’s third album, and the first single from that album, were both titled Human Beings.  The album ended up going gold, but it was definitely a step down in sales after the multi-platinum sales of the his first two eponymous … Continue reading

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Seeing Elisha Through The Eyes Of Children

Yesterday for my Sabbath School lesson [1], my lesson was on the miracles of Elisha.  Elisha, it should be noted, is one of the better known prophets of the Old Testament [2], and he is recorded to have done twice … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Acts

A Life-Changing Encounter With God’s Word From The Book Of Acts, by the Navigators As the fourth and final book that I read in relatively quick succession in this series [1], this book is unfortunately the worst of the series … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 25: A Case Study Of David Being A Man After God’s Own Heart

Acts 13:22 gives a familiar picture David as a man after God’s own heart:  “And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, ‘I have found David the … Continue reading

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On General Restrictions Of Marriage

So far in our examination of relevant biblical law to maternal lines [1], we have seen restrictions that only applied to certain groups of people, specifically priests, kings, and female heirs.  There were, however, some restrictions to marriage that were … Continue reading

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Maternal Lines: The Patriarchs (Part One)

When we look at the importance of the maternal line to the patriarchs [1], it is worthwhile to begin by discussing the men and women within the line and to see how they were related to each other.  The importance … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Maternal Lines In Scripture

Having already dealt with the laws relating to marriage and family that are relevant to the study of maternal ancestry [1], it is worthwhile to give some idea of the scope of what the Bible has to say about maternal … Continue reading

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The Law Of Small Numbers

I spent most of yesterday where I ended the night before.  Spending an enjoyable day in the company of friends (including at least a little time in the evening with some of those I had eaten dinner with on Saturday … Continue reading

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A Most Unusual Resource

In many respects, yesterday was the sort of day that tends to happen quite often, and greatly to my pleasure as well.  It certainly was an odd day, though, and one that well deserves the sort of discussion I will … Continue reading

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