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July 1, 2005

Why doesn’t our church grow? As far as we can tell, all the members are decent, God-fearing people, and we are willing to try new methods. Question and Answer Righteous living by a church’s members does not ensure numerical growth. Our Lord addressed His disciples as a “little flock” (Luke 12:32). Of course, that was before Pentecost when...

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May 1, 2009

Why are there so many Christian denominations? Unsaved friends complain that the multiplicity of church denominations turns them off. Are some denominations better than others? Question and Answer You ask two questions. In some, perhaps most, cases, the answer to the first question lies in sinful human nature, expressing itself in contrary...

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Question and Answer

December 1, 2017

Why are there so many church denominations? Unsaved friends complain about the multiplicity of church denominations. Are some better than others? Question and Answer You ask two questions. In some, perhaps most, cases, the answer to the first question lies in sinful human nature, expressing itself in contrary ways. On one side of an argument...

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Question and Answer

March 1, 2012

Since we are saved by God’s grace and mercy, why should we do good works? Question and Answer The fact that God by His grace and mercy actually saves sinful people like us is stunning! When we receive Christ as our personal Lord and Savior, God lavishes His grace and mercy on us (Eph. 1:8). In salvation God gives us a new nature: the Holy...

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Question and Answer

May 1, 2013

Why are there several people with the name Herod in the New Testament? Question and Answer Good question. The name Herod does not refer to a specific individual ruler but rather to a dynasty. Herod the Great was the founder of the dynasty. He is called “the great” for several reasons. He was a great builder, and funded the reconstruction...

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Answers to Your Prayers

October 7, 2020

Karl and Crew Mornings

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Today on Karl and Crew Mornings, we continued our weekly theme on God's Word.  The discussion focused on the connection of God's Word and our prayer life.  The scripture reference was John 15:7.  Sustained exposure and time in God's Word will help us pray God's will.  If we truly abide as the verse says, we will reap God's...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2014

Since the angels in heaven are called holy (Rev. 14:10), why does the Bible say in reference to God that “You alone are holy” (Rev. 15:4)? Question and Answer The angels who never rebelled against God are holy, but Revelation 15:4 highlights God’s unique holiness. God possesses holiness in the absolute and un-derived sense. Absolute un-derived...

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Question and Answer

October 1, 2010

We live in a culture that says truth is relative, that there are many kinds of truth. You have your truth, I have mine. So how can evangelicals suggest that there is only one way to God, and not many ways as so many others suggest? Question and Answer The Bible is the Word of God. What He has said in His Word we believe. It is the Bible...

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Question and Answer

March 1, 2015

I’ve always believed that we are saved by grace not works, but Jesus’ instruction to the rich young ruler is confusing. The ruler asks, “What do I have to do to inherit eternal life.” Jesus says, “Then love your neighbor as yourself.” What does Jesus mean? Question and Answer The Lord Jesus was not saying that keeping the commandments and...

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Devotion for Oct. 30, 2004

October 30, 2004

Devotion for Oct. 30, 2004 Devotion for Oct. 30, 2004 Elijah was one of the greatest prophets in the history of Israel. In the course of his life, he prayed for a drought on the land and God answered. He prayed for the Lord to raise the son of a widow from the dead, and God answered (1 Kings 17:22). He prayed for God to send fire from heaven,...

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