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Can Profanity Prove a Point?

October 12, 2018

Brian and Jannelle Podcast

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Profanity is startling to many Christians. It’s also often a sign of a small vocabulary. But could there ever be a time when profanity becomes an effective means of proving a point? In this week’s episode, Brian and Kathleen tackle a listener’s question about the use of profanity in a public school drama. October 12, 2018

Old Testament Worship: Pointing the Way Forward

May 9, 2012

Old Testament Worship: Pointing the Way Forward Many of us think of the Old Testament as the antithesis of the New Testament and the Mosaic Law as the enemy of the gospel. After all, when was the last time you heard an evangelistic sermon based on the book of Leviticus? Yet Jesus is threaded all throughout the language of sacrifice. Leviticus...

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Christmas Concert featuring Point of Grace

April 24, 2019

Christmas Concert featuring Point of Grace Celebrate the sounds of the season with the women of Point of Grace. Shelley, Denise Jones, and Leigh Cappillino have logged in thousands of miles on the road and shared with countless individuals around the world. As a group, it’s a journey that’s 20 years in and 13 albums deep. “The thing that... April 24, 2019

Question and Answer

March 1, 2012

Does standing in the gap point to character of the intercessor? Question and Answer Yes, it does. Standing in the gap for someone shows a love and understanding of God Himself and His ways. God has made our intercessory prayers a part of His sovereign plan. Standing in the gap also demonstrates love and concern for other people. In Moses’...

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Question and Answer

September 1, 2009

How do cavemen and dinosaurs fit in the creation story? This can be a difficult point when speaking with nonbelievers. Question and Answer Presumably, your "cavemen" are brutish creatures grunting to each other as they squat by a fire and grill the day's catch——an antelope, perhaps, ambushed and clubbed to death on a grassy meadow. But...

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Speaking and Faith: Language as a Center of Righteousness

October 12, 2012

Speaking and Faith: Language as a Center of Righteousness Gossip can be a serious social problem. That’s why one Colombian city actually decided to make a law against it. Malicious gossip is now punishable with a fine of up to $75,000 or four years in prison. A city spokesman said: “People should be aware that using their tongues to speak...

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Newest Trustee Announced | Moody Bible Institute

March 18, 2019

Moody Bible Institute announced today the election of Dr. Mike Fabarez to the Board of Trustees, with his term beginning in February 2019. A Moody Bible Institute alum (1988), Dr. Fabarez is the founding pastor of Compass Bible Church in Aliso Viejo, Calif., where he has served for almost 15 years. Compass Bible Church is a thriving, 3,000-member...
March 18, 2019

Question and Answer

July 1, 2004

Genesis 4:26 says that in the days of Enosh people first began to worship the Lord. If they only began to worship Him at this point, what did they do before this time (i.e. whom did they worship)? Question and Answer The text does not say that they began to worship the Lord. That would be puzzling indeed, because Abel—and doubtless others—worshiped...

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Question and Answer

November 2, 2005

I heard there is a biblical reference regarding tattoos. Many of my unsaved relatives have gotten them and I want to point out God’s view on the subject. Question and Answer The Hebrew word translated tattoo appears only in Leviticus 19:28, where it is linked with “cuttings” (mutilations) in the body to honor the dead. Cuttings and tattoos...

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The Story of Supremacy-Christmas throughout Scripture

December 1, 2008

The Story of Supremacy-Christmas throughout Scripture The Christmas cards may be arriving in (or departing from) your mailbox already. Isn’t it amazing how, year after year, each card is different? They bear images of candles, doves, evergreens, angels, stars, or smiling families. They carry messages like Peace on Earth, Joy to the World,...

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