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The Scribes

The Scribes were not a religious sect, such as the Pharisees or Sadducees; they were “scholars”, or “men of letters” (John vii. 15). Their business was to make copies of the Law, and expound it. Therefore, they were called lawyers … Lees verder

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The Maccabees

The Maccabees were a Jewish family, descendants of Mattathias, though the more accurate term is Asmoneans, derived from Hashmon, the name of the great-grandfather of Mattathias. The latter came to the front during the persecution of the Jews by Antiochus … Lees verder

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Reason to preach #5 Trained to do it God’s way

In our last posting in this series on “Reason to preach”, you could read how God has provided a very good tool for us to go out in the world and to help form others, as well as ourselves, by … Lees verder

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Reason to preach #4 Informed followers of Christ

In the previous posting, we spoke about the different difficulties we are confronted with in these particular times. For many, the present times in which they live are becoming more and more frightening and give them a very insecure feeling. … Lees verder

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The Bible her revealing concerning God

The Bible, the Book of books, written under inspiration from God, reveals that there is only one God, the Father of all, even of our Lord Jesus Christ (and, therefore, the common idea that there are three gods is unscriptural). … Lees verder

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Where to learn the truth

Being aware of the many denominations in Christendom you may wonder how it can be that there are so many different groups which all tell that they are the right church. Best you can wonder where you can learn the … Lees verder

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Devotees and spotters

In the previous chapters we have seen that those who read the Bible can not simply evade the purpose of God’s action. We have the Book of books telling about God’s Plan and giving guidance to mankind. In those chapters … Lees verder

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Not about personal salvation but about a bigger Plan

Salvation goes beyond that of the individual. Great minds from the time of the Old Testament and the New Testament have also clearly seen this. When the people of Israel in the wilderness went wrong by making the golden calf, … Lees verder

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Divine Plan and an Imperfect creation

In this world we envisage all happenings to be planned. The Divine Maker of all things, the Only One True God above all gods also had a plan with His creation. The message of the Bible (or God’s message) is … Lees verder

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An unbridgeable gap

From the previous articles we could already see there is a profound difference between the Bible and other holy books, between the teachings of the Bible and other philosophies and religions. Throughout history many people have searched for how the … Lees verder

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