Legalism ~ PRIDE

How it Works In examining legalism in the Bible we do not find the word “legalism”1 used per se, but we see a good example of it in the Pharisees of Jesus’ day.2  They were a prime example of legalism in action.  In the Pharisees’3 particular way of life, who they were determined what they […]

Thought Sins – Sins within Our Thinking ~ The Correct Consideration, Biblically Speaking

One of the readers presented a very interesting question which I thought would be beneficial to consider along with my response. He had A question about sin committed in our thought life. In response I had remarked to this individual that Jesus had said that if you entertain the thoughts to look upon a woman sexually, you were […]

Pride ~ Part 1 ~ Its Not as Simple as You May Think

Introduction A very wise old preacher once said that whatever a pastor repetitively keeps speaking about indicates what his own obsession is. And in the case of a particular sin that he keeps harping on; guess who has a big problem with that particular sin. Therefore, for the last 40 years I’ve watched self-righteous preachers pounding […]

What does God’s Word Really say… “work out your own salvation,” and “grace did more abound”*

Introduction The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar.   The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek language is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, especially […]

Wise Insights for All of Us to Think Upon

Action “Action is the proper fruit of knowledge.” (M.D. Thomas Fuller) . “Always use objective fact & subjective insight in applying application to anything.” (Brent Bolin) . “There are five things that you cannot recover in life: The Stone………..after it’s thrown The Word……………after it’s said The Occasion……after it’s missed The Time………….after it’s gone A person……………after […]

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The following articles are Microsoft Word documents that will automatically download when the link is clicked.    Copyright These essays are presented for examination, download, and printing.  Copyright is maintained in that none of the essays may be edited in any way, shape, or form; or distorted. As a safeguard the documents are in a locked […]

Acts 15 – Judaism & Christianity

Introduction Many teachers and preachers over the years have attempted to sidestep the issue of controversies that occurred in the first century church, fearing that this would take from the validity of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. In reality, the opposite is true. It is when we understand how a Holy God controls, works with, […]

Wise Expressions

Action “Action is the proper fruit of knowledge.” (M.D. Thomas Fuller) “Always use objective fact & subjective insight in applying application to anything.” (Brent Bolin) “There are five things that you cannot recover in life: The Stone………..after it’s thrown The Word……………after it’s said The Occasion……after it’s missed The Time………….after it’s gone A person……………after they die […]

The Leaven of the Pharisees?

Introduction  Before we address the leaven of the Pharisees, and the spiritual insights that can be achieved, wherein faith is grown; the following introduction, while somewhat long is necessary in order to gain a fruitful insight concerning one of the many ways that God’s Word validates itself, thus literally fulfilling Romans 10:17, which states: “Faith […]

The Leaven of the Pharisees?

Introduction (Updated ~ 07/21/2011) Before we address the leaven of the Pharisees and the spiritual insights that can be achieved, wherein faith is grown; the following introduction, while somewhat long is necessary in order to gain a fruitful insight concerning one of the many ways that God’s Word validates itself, thus literally fulfilling Romans 10:17, […]

Wise Expressions

Action “Action is the proper fruit of knowledge.” (M.D. Thomas Fuller) “Always use objective fact & subjective insight in applying application to anything.” (Brent Bolin) “There are five things that you cannot recover in life: The Stone………..after it’s thrown The Word……………after it’s said The Occasion……after it’s missed The Time………….after it’s gone A person……………after they die […]

Faith Bible Ministries Blog ~ An Online Study of the Bible

“So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This online Bible study series addresses primary New Testament words in their original language - Koinè Greek - as opposed to mainly using the English translations; which is like adding color to a black-and-white picture.

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"So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God"