Tag: Bible

Incest in the Bible: Does God Change His Mind?

If Adam and Eve were really the first humans, doesn’t that mean that their children had to have had incest to have children? If the answer is “yes” we might run into a few big problems: namely, doesn’t this defy God’s law in Leviticus 18? Isn’t God’s law and will eternal? If the answer is

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Patrick Preaching — “The Christian Life: It’s Okay to be Not Okay”

If I’m honest with myself, I’m not okay with being not okay. Don’t get me wrong. In one sense, this is holy…But there’s another way that not being okay with being not okay is evil and wrong. Instead of hating my sin, I tend to hate myself for sinning at all. I expect myself to be perfect—sinless—right now. Whenever I feel I’ve sinned, I’m thrown into despair. That’s wrong. Here’s why.

Advent and Fire: Encountering God

Born June 19, 1623, Blaise Pascal is widely remembered as one of the greatest mathematicians of the early modern era. His contributions to science, math, and philosophy earn his name fame and prestige comparable to the likes of René Descartes, Pierre de Fermat, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and other French Enlightenment thinkers. Pascal also earned notoriety for

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“Falling In Love With Love” – A study on 1 John 4:7-21

Have you ever seen someone so in love that it overflows into everything in their lives? Just so hopelessly in love the they can’t help but smile all the time? Their heart flutters whenever they think of the one they love, which happens often, because the can’t get that person off their mind. It’s all

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God Revealing Himself Through Narrative

In the Judeo-Christian tradition, God is often referred to as the God of the Bible when He is contrasted to the gods of other religions. The Bible is the primary medium through which God reveals Himself to His people. Especially in protestant denominations, the Bible is considered to be the sole source of authority on

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