Unlimited Faith in God’s Word

The Bible says that without faith it is impossible to please God (Hebrews 11:6). Every day our society, culture, and event around the world challenge if God exist or if the bible is true. Is it possible to have faith in any god, let alone the God of Israel from the bible in a fallen, dangerous world, growing ever more secular?

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Iron Rod – Gun Cult Theology

There are some ministries so obsessed with guns that it has become a theological point for them. One, in particular, claimed that the “rod of iron” mentioned in Psalm 2:8-9 and Rev 2:27 is a reference to guns specifically AR-15s. This church leader teaches that Jesus is going to come back with a gun and that his people will use guns to fight the forces of evil, so his members are training for Jesus’ return. They also wear crowns made of bullets in reference to what Jesus says in Rev 3:11, but in context, it is a metaphor for righteousness.

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The Faith of Elijah and the Widow

1 Kings chapter 17 illustrates some things about God’s character and his promise of provision, and our role in receiving from him. It is the story of the prophet Elijah and a widow in Zarephath.

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Confession: Uprooting vs Burying Sin

Pretending like temptation doesn’t exist in order to avoid engaging it just makes it harder to resist and it just makes you miserable, but calling it out directly and acknowledging it really changes things. Confession can be a form of therapy.

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Jesus in India?

Did Jesus actually survive the crucifixion, flee Israel and live out the rest of his days in India? The theory of Jesus in India goes back to Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the founder of the Ahmadiyya Movement in Punjab, British India in 1899. Ahmad claimed to be a Mujaddid (Islamic Prophet), and Mahdi (Messiah of Islam).

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Once Saved Always Saved?

Eternal life is promised to those that believe, but what happens if they stop believing? What about someone that believes but struggles with sin? Is there a difference?

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What is the context of “Binding and Loosing”?

Some have taught that Jesus said that Christians are supposed to bind and loose things on earth and in heaven. Especially financial power, praying for political victories, and demons. This teaching is based on Matt 16:19 and Matt 18:18. What does this mean and more importantly what does it mean in context?

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Numeric Discrepancies in Bible Translation

Sometimes there are numerical and mathematical discrepancies between bible translations. Example: in 2 Sam 15:7 Absalom worked on his coup of David’s kingdom for 40 years in some translations, but four years in other translations. What do we do about those?

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