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5 Practical Ways How To Get More From Your Bible

We will never get to the place where we have arrived and can say now I know everything (John Lathrop) The Bible is a divine revelation; it is God’s Word. This truth is affirmed in a number of places in Scripture regarding both Old Testament and New Testament teachings (2 Tim. 3:16-17, 2 Pet. 1:20-21, 1 Thess. 2:13; 2 Pet.…
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Comfort, Experiencing the Living God

Comfort, for these early believers, was not just a theological point, a matter of doctrine; it was part of their experience of the Living God. (John Lathrop) In 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 the apostle Paul gives considerable attention to the subject of comfort. In this passage he uses the word “comfort” (in one of its forms) multiple times. His words tell…
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Brokenness: Finding God’s Will (2)

I strongly argue that even though Paul is indeed one of his kinds, by the same Grace, we can be used by God, if we walk the same path as Paul (Hanny Setiawan) The nature of finding God's will is similiar to decision making process that we know in today's management practices. Unfortunately, the similiarity presents a dangerous pitfall that can be very counter-productive. Choosing…
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Being The Link

both teachers and learners bear the responsibility to “be the link” to the next convert, the next generation, or the next area (John Lathrop) You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be…
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Godly Advise: Finding God’s Will (1)

It's NOT what we think is right, but what God thinks is right (Hanny Setiawan) Advise is very influential in shaping our view of how to make godly decisions - to find God's will. Unfortunately, not many of us are aware that not all advise is biblical. Ungodly advise is very subjective. To make thing worse, since usually we 'listen' to this type of advise from…
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Are You Hearing God?

If you receive the same scriptural text a number of times, from a number of sources in a short period to time, it is worth paying attention to (John Lathrop) One practice that Christians sometimes engage in is giving Scripture passages to one another. That is, they share a specific Bible verse or passage that they believe will minister to…
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