Showing blog posts containing "" from 2015

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Phillip Vanwinkle | December 18, 2015

Answering Common Muslim Claims: "Jesus Never Said He Was God"

Muslims claim that Jesus never claimed that he was God, and so, they say, he was not God! Is that true? Did Jesus claim to be God?

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Phillip Vanwinkle | December 11, 2015

Should I Now, or Shall I Then?

Is there a difference in 'should' and 'shall'? Paul urges us to bow before Christ now, by our own choice, or one day will bow before Him, whether we choose to or not.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | November 27, 2015

Erasing Arguments for Using Instrumental Music in Worship: The Old Testament Argument, Part 2

This article will show a second reason that is often appealed to in order to justify the usage of instrumental music in worship today. This article specifically shows that the Old Law has been fulfilled and taken out of the way.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | November 20, 2015

Answering Common Muslim Claims: "Muhammad Is Prophesied About in the Bible"

This series will answer some of the claims that Muslims often make about the Bible, God, Jesus, etc. This article deals with the claim that Muhammad was prophesied about in Deuteronomy 18.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | November 13, 2015

The Golden Rule In Communication (Part 1)

This series will help us to learn to communicate with one another in a way that will please God and will save/enhance our personal relationships.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | November 6, 2015

Erasing Arguments for Using Instrumental Music in Worship: The Old Testament Argument, Part 1

This article will show a second reason that is often appealed to in order to justify the usage of instrumental music in worship today. This article specifically shows that the Old Law has been fulfilled and taken out of the way.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | October 30, 2015

Answering Common Muslim Claims: "The Bible Has Been Corrupted"

This series will answer some of the claims that Muslims often say about the Bible, God, Jesus, etc... This article deals with the idea that they claim that The Bible has been corrupted.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | October 23, 2015

May Christians Use Guns?

With the recent events, and shootings taking place, some questions have come up concerning Christians and guns. This blog article will help us to see what the Bible teaches concerning this timely topic.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | October 16, 2015

Myths of Repentance #4

This is the final Myth in this series. Delaying our repentance in order to 'save face' will not please God.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | October 9, 2015

Erasing Arguments For Using Instrumental Music in Worship: "It's Just an Aid"

There are a few basic arguments that some use to bring the instrument into worship. This series looks in depth at each argument, and will use the Bible and Logic to see if these arguments come to the right conclusion.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | October 2, 2015

ShariAmerica: Bible Principles, The Constitution and Sharia Law

With all the things going on in the Media, we need to find out if what many are claiming is true. Is Sharia Law compatible with the New Testament? Is it compatible with the US Constitution? This blog will help in answering these questions.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | September 25, 2015

Are We Asking The Right Question?

So much arguing is going on about moral issues. Have we actually stepped back to ask the correct question? If we fail to ask the right questions, we may never come to the right conclusions.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | September 18, 2015

What Should I Know About Islam? 4

This lesson discusses Jihad, Isis, and the relationship to Islam.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | September 11, 2015

Training Our Young Ladies

This blog post discusses the importance of training our youth. Specifically training the young ladies in our congregations to be faithful Christian ladies.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | September 4, 2015

The Bible Our Authority #3

This is the final blog in our study on Bible Authority. The Bible alone is sufficient to save us, may we develop a love for the wisdom of God in giving us His Word and a devotion to follow His Word as our only Guide!

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Phillip Vanwinkle | August 28, 2015

Myths of Repentance #3

The Bible is clear about what repentance is, however we have different myths that we have developed about repentance. This study addresses one (the third in this series) of the myths of repentance that is often used within the church.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | August 21, 2015

What Should I Know About Islam? 3

Today's blog post is about "Religious Deception." A few verses in the Quran and Hadith teach that it is okay to use deception and lie. Learn more about this topic as we work our way towards the Islamic teaching of Jihad.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | August 14, 2015

The Bible Our Authority #2

This is the second of three in a series showing that only God's word is sufficient to be our authority in life. This article shows us how we are to properly understand the Bible.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | August 7, 2015

Pray Not For This People?

For the past few years, America has been in a downward spiral into horrid immorality. This article brings to light some important correlations to America of today, and the wicked nations of the past.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | July 31, 2015

The Bible Our Authority #1

This is the first in a series showing that only God's word is sufficient to be our authority in life.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | July 24, 2015

Spirit of the Law vs. Letter of the Law

What is meant by the "spirit vs. the letter of the law?" Does "letter" refer to the actual wording of Scripture and "spirit" to an unwritten message behind the words, as some teach?

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Phillip Vanwinkle | July 17, 2015

Myths of Repentance #2

The Bible is clear about what repentance is, however we have different myths that we have developed about repentance. This study addresses one of the myths of repentance that is often used within the church.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | July 10, 2015

The Positive Case for A Cappella Music #2

This is the second part of this short series on proving the case for singing from the New Testament. There are really only a few verses of scripture about this topic. What does God say He wants when it comes to worshiping Him in song?

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Phillip Vanwinkle | July 3, 2015

What Should I Know About Islam? 2

Why are there peaceful passages and also violent passages in the Quran? Is ISIS following the Quran, or are our peaceful Muslim neighbors correct? Just how can we understand the Quran?

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Phillip Vanwinkle | June 26, 2015

Myths of Repentance #1

There are many ideas about repentance that simply are not true! This is the first myth in our series. Learn what repentance is and what it is not.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | June 19, 2015

Lessons from A Children's Song: Jesus Loves Me

This gives some very adult lessons from such a simple and honest children's song.

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Phillip Vanwinkle | June 12, 2015

The Positive Case for A Cappella Music

Why does the Lord's church sing without mechanical instruments?

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Phillip Vanwinkle | May 29, 2015

What Should I Know About Islam 1

This article is the beginning of a monthly series on Islam.

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Benjamin Bruce | May 1, 2015

Fellowship

Examining fellowship in light of God's Word

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Kevin Graves | April 10, 2015

Nothing New

Why seek to change the Lord's church?

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Benjamin Bruce | March 20, 2015

Parts of Worship: The Contribution

Every part of the Christian's worship is important, since we are worshiping the Almighty God. Today let's look at the Contribution.

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Kevin Graves | March 6, 2015

Repent and Confess

Bible Q & A concerning the necessity of repentance before confession.

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Kevin Graves | February 20, 2015

Christianity and the Government

What is the Christian’s responsibility toward government?

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Benjamin Bruce | February 6, 2015

World Religions: Islam

Let's take a look at this major world religion, to understand it better and be able to reach its adherents with the Gospel of Christ.

Tags: Other Religions, Islam
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Kendal Rasnake | January 30, 2015

Things To Get Pumped About

Want some good news from 2014 and a look ahead to 2015? Truth For The World's got it!

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Kevin Graves | January 23, 2015

National Blood Donor Month

Life is in the blood.

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