The world and the generations inevitably change, for better or for worse, change will come with each passing year. However, most change happens gradually on the world stage, but for the year 2020, change has hit the world hard and fast. Too much change and people become uncomfortable and scared, mad even. In times such…

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Within the modern climate of social interaction, provocation takes the spotlight. Human nature will always be prone to provocation; however, the current generation seems to be making it into an art form. Testy seekers of grandstanding lurk in the background of social media, political speeches, television shows, and sermons waiting for the opportunity to pounce.…

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One of the hardest aspects of being a Christian is letting go of those brethren who refuse to be faithful. Sometimes love can blind the Christian to the shortcomings of their brethren and cause even the smartest Christians to make weak and illogical excuses for the sinful actions of those they love. Loving someone doesn’t…

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The “One Another” study focuses on the proper relationship between Christians and how they are to treat each other in Christ. The phrase “one another” is used 43 times in the New Testament text. This study will examine God’s command in how Christians are to treat and behavior with “one another.” In a time of…

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The idea of belief stands as one of the most universal tenets of Christianity. Every branch of Christendom requires some form of belief in an idea or trust in an idea. The writer of Hebrews explains, “But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he…

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During the month of October, many conscientious Christians grow curious about the moral aspects of participating in Halloween. Christians observe violent, bloody, and immodest costumes on Halloween and wonder if such is appropriate for their children to celebrate the holiday. Some Christians celebrate Halloween simply by dressing up in a costume and having fun, seeing…

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“In God we trust” became the official motto of the United States in 1956. Two years prior, the words “under God” were added to the pledge of alliance. However, long before official coinage and pledges, faith in God permeated people’s thoughts and hearts. First President, George Washington, stated “Let us indulge the supposition that morality…

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Weddings, concerts, proms, and many other social gathers in which young adults gather often include dancing. When people hear music, they feel the need to move and bounce with the rhythm, a natural expression of joy and merriment. However, dancing can become licentious and explicit. Popular choreography often induces impure thoughts and puts the dancers…

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The problem of church division plagues Christianity as a whole. Every religious group in the Christian world struggles to obey the command ascribed to Corinth by the apostle Paul, “Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions…

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The symbolism in the book of Revelation often stands as a shadowy figure in studies of the New Testament. Bible classes ignore the dubious discussions that emanate from the book and just snicker at the conspiracy theories and apocalyptic warnings that people throw out. Many believe that the book of Revelation is a prophecy that…

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