Verse of the Day

1 Corinthians 1:18For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

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Grace

Travis Pyle What is grace? W. E. Vines defines grace as Divine favor (p. 501). How do we obtain grace? Grace is a gift from God, Romans 5:15, "But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath about unto many." Go...
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Divine Revelation

God literally breathed His words into the prophets and apostles that the world may know how to obtain the forgiveness of sins (Eph. 3:3-5). Every divine word in the Bible is thereby inspired of God (cf. I l Tim. 3:16). The divine words the prophets and apostles spoke had their origins with the heavenly Father (Il Pet. 1:21). The apostle Paul wrote,...
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Truth, Faith, and Practical Living


Overview of the Book of Colossians The apostle Paul had never been to Colossae (cf. Colossians 2:1), yet he had "heard oftheir faith in Christ Jesus" (Colossians 1:4) from a preacher named Epaphras (cf. Colossians 1:7). The text infers that Epaphras contacted Paul (Col. (4:12) while in a Roman prison (Colossians 4:8) and told the apostle of the great faith of the Colossia...
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The Spirit of Pharaoh Lives Today


God gave a direct command on nine occasions to Pharaoh of Egypt saying, "Let my people go that they may serve me" (see Exodus 5:1 — 10:4). After each command, Pharaoh would harden his heart and not obey God's command. The pride of Pharaoh precluded him from making the wise choice of following God's commands. Said spirit prevails in today's society. Go...
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The Book of Ephesians

The book of Ephesians seems to encompass everything that the Christian is, what he will experience, and how he is to overcome against the ancient foe, the devil. The theme of the book of Ephesians is found at chapter 1:7, "in whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace." Pau...
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