Author Archives: Brent L Bolin

The Preeminence Of Christ ~ Part 7 ~ The Ultimate Example of Faith!*

Introduction (Grandmaster) This is one of the most important subjects I have ever attempted to teach.  While it is 86 pages long, please go through it slowly and thoroughly, take your time. It is a subject that changed my life. It is because faith is so much more important in the daily life of the […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 6 ~ Christophanies ~ The OT Appearances of Jesus*

A Christophany is pre-incarnate appearance of Jesus in the Old Testament.  Major Update – Typology added) Introduction While some competent scholars may disagree with some of the following; the Theophanies (Theophanies: a visible manifestation of a deity) of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament is an accepted doctrine, beyond dispute based solely upon Scripture. One of […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 5 ~ A Prophecy of When the Messiah Would Arrive ~ The Details (Notable Work)*

Introduction Before we get into the prophecy at hand which is the most amazing that I’ve ever seen in God’s Word  (also released by the titled: “The Most Amazing Prophecy in God’s Word”), please allow me to introduce the foundation to be built upon wherein we shall discover why prophecy such as this are rarely taught […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 4 ~ What God’s Word Says & the Prophecies*

The Preeminence of Christ For the Christian, the first and primary rule of Biblical interpretation (“hermeneutics”) centers on the relationship of the “Word of God” (the Bible), to Jesus Christ, referred to as the preeminence (meaning: “above and beyond everything else in importance” – pre [“before”], eminent [“importance”]) of Jesus Christ (Heb. 2:10), in both the Old and […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 3 ~ Why the 4 Gospels are meant to be Different ~ A Personal Statement & Introduction*

Introduction The following are some of my personal considerations concerning presenting the four different purposes and functions of the four different Gospels. First, let me say why I think it’s important to examine this teaching – it’s because this teaching is meant to fulfill what Romans 10:17 states; “faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part 2 ~ Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different ~ The Design of God*

Preface (1/2018) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part I ~ Jesus (John 5:39 & Hebrews 10:7)*

All Believers should know that Jesus Christ is our focus, and that He is preeminent in ALL things. Our Focus Our relationship with God is solely and completely contingent upon Jesus the Christ of Nazareth, Who is not only our Savior, our Lord, our King and our Master; but also the Divine Son of God, […]

Murmuring, No Big Deal; Right? ~ “Yet It is the Deadliest of Sins”

Introductory foundation Understanding the Generic Use of a Word As Compared to the Specific Contextual Analysis is the science of studying Biblical words according to the context in which they exist within God’s Word, as opposed to our current usage of them. A good example can be found in the Biblical word repentance which when […]

Saint – Bondslave

Introduction “Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of God.”  (1 Peter 2:16) I once had the following three questions posed to me in a class (This is a subject I am revisiting today, and all Believers need to remember periodically) I was […]

Christ Said "I am Meek…" ~ This is how we follow his example

Christ Said Concerning Himself: “Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart3: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.”1 [Christ modeled it] Moses Said Concerning Himself: “Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.”2 […]

Everyone Did What Was Right in their Own Eyes ~ Our Current Culture ~ Psychology*

Introduction  During the time covered in the book of Judges in the Old Testament, is a time prior to Israel having a King; when God set up judges to rule over the land and fulfill His Will for the nation of Israel. There would be coming a day that God would choose a King, yet […]

The Following Quotes are from the Agnostic David Berlinski’s (PhD) book, “The Devil’s Delusion”

The Good Samaritan“And the greatest that these is love“ Many times Christians mistakenly equate an atheist with an agnostic.  The first demands that God does not and cannot exist, the second affirms “that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God or of anything beyond material phenomena; a person […]

365 Prophecies in the Jewish Scriptures Fulfilled by Jesus

  365 Prophecies in the Jewish Scriptures Fulfilled by Jesus 1. Genesis 3:15…..Seed of a woman (virgin birth)…..Luke 1:35, Matthew 1:18-20 2. Genesis 3:15…..He will bruise Satan’s head…..Hebrews 2:14, 1 John 3:8 3. Genesis 5:24….The bodily ascension to heaven illustrated….Mark 6:19 4. Genesis 9:26-27…The God of Shem will be the Son of Shem…Luke 3:36 5. […]

The Bible Says Remarriage is Not a Sin

I believe that the Bible teaches remarriage after divorce is lawful and allowed by God, and that the parties in the new marriage are not to be viewed as adulterers or adulteresses.  To view them as such is a SIN! This article is an explanation of why this is a Biblical fact, understanding that there […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction After publishing this article I decided to change the name because many people misunderstand Eternal Life when it comes to Eternal Security; some think they are antithetical to each other.  They think that eternal security is a heresy, wherein the opposite is true.   But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow […]

Dying to Self – Part 3 – Understanding and Application – Enabling Dying to Self.*

Introduction Typically, when presenting a teaching about dying-to-self it would be presented in chronological order: starting with knowledge, continuing on to understanding, then arriving at wisdom. Based on God’s Word, if we want to be wise about dying-to-self, as in approaching any subject in God’s word; wisdom is always coupled with behavior. Therefore, we will […]

Dying To Self Series – Part 2 – Wisdom – The Solution From God’s Word.*

General Introduction The reason I started this series is because of how the Holy Spirit has been working in my life in a special way.  Personal Motivation I have experienced a renewed commitment and zeal of the Spirit concerning my service to our Lord and Savior; in holiness producing love – “love the Christian way.” […]

Dying to Self Series – Part 1 – Knowledge – The Problem – Self and Sin.*

Introduction ( Published Annually) I feel led to take a short break from the “Eternal Security Series,” and go down a different road for a few articles, with a series called “Dying to Self Series.” I have always felt that teaching must be based upon God’s Word and not experience, and that being submissive to […]

What Do You Worship? ~ We ALL Worship Something!

 Published Annually If you worship power you will always feel weak and need more. . If you worship money you will feel incomplete and never be able to have less. . If you worship war you will always try to avoid peace. . If you worship beauty, your senses will be your master, if you worship a person, […]

Jesus ~ The Ultimate Example of Faith (Notable Original Work) **

  Introduction (2017 Update – Published Annually) This is one of the most important subjects I have ever attempted to teach.  While it is 86 pages long, please go through it slowly and thoroughly, take your time. It is a subject that changed my life. Faith It is because faith is so much more important […]

Does God Have Complete Current Control Or Does He have Ultimate Control Over the Earth – is there a difference?

The answer is God has ultimate control over the earth. (2017 ~ Published Annually) Now before you raise the pitchforks thinking I am speaking heresy, hear me out please. God owns the world; it is his possession as stated in Psalms 24:1, “The earth is the LORD’S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they […]

*The Heart and the Mind ~ What the Biblical word “Heart” Means (12/18)

Introduction (Published Annually) In both the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) the word “heart” is used to refer to the whole of the innermost part of the human, NOT merely the emotions. Culturally However, in the twenty-first century English the word “heart” is used to express the emotions as an individual compartment of […]

PART II ~ Where to find a software program that breaks down the Greek grammar of the Textus Receptus And Rules of Textual Criticism, Lower & Higher

The following Question was posed by a follower concerning an article I wrote warning non-Greek-speaking Christians of using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary for Bible word studies  (Which the preface of Strong’s advises against – it provides only generic definitions, not specific to any one verse.). To Understand this question please see: The Problem of Using Strong’s […]

Scripture Index

  Word of God – Jesus’ Preeminence in the NT   Matthew 5:18 – “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets.  I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.  For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by […]

The Real Issue Regarding Politics – My Opinion

Text: “Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31). and “And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.” (Colossians 3:17) Introduction Normally, I stick to […]

The Whole Armor of God ~ A Short Synopsis

Introduction (Updated ~ September, 2018) For the mature Christian, we understand that we are NOT simply to do the right thing according to God’s word, but to do it the right way, and at the right time – God’s time. The hardest thing for a trained veteran soldier to do is to stand waiting for […]

How does a believer be strong in the Lord?

Introduction The following is a response to a question asked in the comment section regarding my article entitled “Believers do not Pay the Penalty for their Sins, but they May Pay the Consequences” ~ LINK (this is somewhat revised with images added). . . . Comment by Pastor Mike: “How does a believer be strong […]

Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit must be specific and without reservation & Salvation

  This is a response to an email from one of my friends, Let us call him Mr. A. Mr. A, I hope you are doing well.  Maybe I can clarify this matter a little more than I have in the past. The word “blasphemy” is to lie about someone or something in a negative […]

“Judging ~ Church Discipline ~ Forgiveness & Turning the Cheek*”

Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Ghandi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]

SELF-ESTEEM AND THE SELF-ESTEEM MOVEMENT ~ THE CHURCH HAS JOINED

(See the end of this article for more funny illustrations of this point) In a culture and time that critical thinking skills are no longer taught in our educational system when considering subjects as serious as self-esteem, we need to consider this subject in the light of context (the environment of the subject) and application […]

Everyone Did What Was Right in their Own Eyes ~ Our Current Culture ~ Psychology*

Introduction  During the time covered in the book of Judges in the Old Testament, is a time prior to Israel having a King; when God set up judges to rule over the land and fulfill His Will for the nation of Israel.   There would be coming a day that God would choose a King, […]

PART II ~ Where to find software programs that break down the Greek grammar of the Textus Receptus And Rules of Textual Criticism, Lower & Higher (3 Types) – STOP, A large revision will be posted 12/07/2018 –

    The following concerns an article I wrote warning non Greek speaking Christians of using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary for Bible word studies  (Which the preface of Strong’s advises against – it give only generic definitions, not specific to any one verse.).   See: The Problem of Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ […]

God, Through a Chicken’s Eyes: Faith*

On one of those lazy sunny summer afternoons, I was sitting in the recliner in our backyard, simply enjoying the calm and pleasant silence. I had opened our chicken’s run and allowed the four of them to free range in our backyard. They happily scratched in the grass, watched over by our dog and two […]

Jesus’ Definition of Salvation ~ Eternal life ~*

Introduction  (Scheduled Release) In defining salvation, I have heard many descriptions, formulas, directions, summations and doctrinal statements.  Over the past 50 years, I have listened to many learned theologians, pastors, and Sunday school teachers wax elegant in attempting to explain what being saved is, and is not.  Heard meaning Liturgical words, terms, and phrases (many times […]

What does God’s Word Really say… Eternal Security & Correct Resources*

Introduction  (Scheduled Release) 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 is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, […]

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

Introduction    (Scheduled Release) 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 […]

PART I ~ The Problem With Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ Word Studies ~ Greek Dictionaries and Resources ~

(Links Added ~ 11/28/2018) Strong’s Concordance and Dictionary      One thing that many believers do concerning the handling of Greek words, is use Strong’s Concordance’s Dictionary to translate Greek words – this is not only a fundamental error but can lead to devastating conclusions regarding the misunderstanding of many Greek words.  (The last Endnote, number […]

The Greek & Hebrew Languages – A Simple Overview (2016)

Greek ~ Genesis 43:13-18                                         Hebrew ~ Genesis 43:13-18  Introduction (Scheduled Release) Both the Hebrew and the Greek have their own particular differences which are utilized by God, and which presents God’s message to man in a diversity […]

The Rapture and the Second Coming, 2 Events or 1 ~ Compare & Contrast

Introduction  (Scheduled Release – 04/18/2018, but Why?) Regarding the Second Coming, the inconsistencies concerning a single event are staggering, therefore, by necessity there must be two separate events, with the only answer being the Rapture as one, and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ as the other. One of the arguments of the opponents to the […]

The Origin of the Curse of Friday the 13th – The Passover*

Introduction (04/13/2018) Friday falls on the 13th of the month only a few times a year, but almost anyone you talk to seems to think that those days are full of bad luck.  If you do a Google word search concerning the origin of the idea that Friday the 13th is unlucky, you’ll find a […]

America – The Decline of a Democracy*

History (04/2018) When the thirteen colonies were still a part of England, Professor Alexander Tytler wrote about the fall of the Athenian Republic over two thousand years previous to that time, he said: A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government.  It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote […]

What Do You Worship? ~ We ALL Worship Something!

  If you worship power you will always feel weak and need more. . If you worship money you will feel incomplete and never be able to have less. . If you worship war you will always try to avoid peace. . If you worship beauty, your senses will be your master, if you worship a person, they […]

James Does Not Contradict Paul Regarding Faith*

Introduction (03/28/2018) Unfortunately, due to the fact that many of us do not understand koiné Greek we are unaware of many grammatical principles which alter the understanding of some verses when translated into the English vernacular. In Koiné Greek, verbs ending in “oo” indicate that what is already on the inside – is then displayed […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s

Jesus said, “be not deceived” to Believers. Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as […]

Jesus ~ The Ultimate Example of Faith (Notable Original Work) **

  Introduction (2018 – I republish this article every few Months, it is one of the most important presentations I have ever done. bb) This is one of the most important subjects I have ever attempted to teach.  While it is 86 pages long, please go through it slowly and thoroughly, take your time. It […]

Jesus ~ Our City of Refuge*

“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.”  (Joshua 20:2-3) In this passage we have […]

Kinsman-Redeemer ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction*

Introduction (02/2018) The term “Kinsman Redeemer” (Hebrew: goel, [H1350] translated: “kinsman” ~ Num. 5:8; 27:11; Ruth 2:1; 3:9, 12, 13; 4:1, 3, 6, 8, 14; John 18:26; Romans 16:11) is the title for a position of responsibility within an Old Testament Hebrew family which was established by God.  This individual was entrusted with the ability to protect, as […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 2 ~ A Few Examples*

Introduction (2/2018) In part one of “Figures of Speech” (LINK), we technically defined what “Figures of Speech” are and provided a few dozen examples of the different categories in regards to Figures of Speech. In part 2, we will give you specific examples of Figures of Speech, however, we will start off with a very basic […]

A Dogs worship

Introduction by Brent (2/2018) As I sit here contemplating the last few days of finishing the video studio I am being admired and loved by a black cat who wants to play with my mouse, literally. What an honor we have that God has given us pets to help us understand unconditional love in a […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction**

Introduction (2/2018) Hermeneutic (how we study the Bible, by what method we interpret it), the study of the methodological principles of Biblical interpretation, is vast in its scope and beyond the intent of this paper. However, due to the nature of this subject matter, it is important to present a caveat by way of an […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 2 – The Cherubim, and the Ensigns of Israel.

  General Introduction* (2017)  What is amazing about the 4 Gospels is that they appear to be quite different from each other – on purpose. The Three, the Synoptic Many great scholars have attempted to create what is referred to as the synoptic (Meaning: “of or forming a general summary,” or in the case of […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 1 – The Design of God

Preface (1/2018) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O […]

What Is Your Spiritual Gift – What Is in Your Hands

Text: Exodus 4:1-5 (12/2017) “And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. And he said, Cast it on […]

What does God’s Word Really say… Eternal Security & Resources

Introduction (1/17/2016) 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 is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, especially […]

*The Problem With Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ Word Studies ~ Greek Dictionaries and Resources

(ADDED ENDNOTE RESOURCES ~ 11/11/2017)   Strong’s Concordance and Dictionary One thing that many believers do concerning the handling of Greek words, is use Strong’s Concordance’s Dictionary to translate Greek words – this is not only a fundamental error but can lead to devastating conclusions regarding the misunderstanding of many Greek words.  (The last Endnote, number […]

Part 2 – Regarding An Email Response from Brent – Questioning My Own Beliefs*

  After 40 years of being a Christian, and continually reviewing and reconfirming my beliefs; I thought a recent challenge would be somewhat easy. I was completely wrong. I examined teachings by persons who presented scriptural evidence of their beliefs, which are completely at odds with the beliefs espoused and explained by what I believe […]

Part 1 – Regarding An Email Response from Brent – Questioning My Own Beliefs*

  This post was originally posted on August 25th, 2017 regarding a reexamination of one of my major doctrinal beliefs, called by some, “Eternal Security,” though Jesus referred to it as “Eternal Life,” or “Everlasting Life.”    I am republishing it for current viewers, along with a short conclusion, “part 2,” above.     Brent   […]

Judging ~ Church Discipline ~ Forgiveness & Turning the Cheek*

Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Ghandi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]

SELF-ESTEEM AND THE SELF-ESTEEM MOVEMENT ~ THE CHURCH HAS JOINED

(See the end of this article for more funny illustrations of this point) In a culture and time that critical thinking skills are no longer taught in our educational system when considering subjects as serious as self-esteem, we need to consider this subject in the light of context (the environment of the subject) and application […]

Problems in the Church – Part 2 – A Lack of Discernment in Believers / The Church

Introduction This article was originally released under the title: “Why so Many Christians Make Bad Choices.” We understand that the English word “church“ (Greek: ekklesia) is NOT referring to a building that people meet in, but is believers as a whole (When used as a noun, with the article “the” preceding it), or as a local assembly […]

Problems in the Church – Part 1 – Studying God’s Word & What it Really Means

Introduction I am commonly asked why has a current church lost its power, being of such a non-affect concerning the world around us. I believe that there are two MAIN (Not only) answers of which I will deal within these next two articles: 1) Laziness, which is seen in a superficial handling of God’s word due […]

Part 1 – Regarding An Email Response from Brent – Questioning My Own Beliefs*

To my regular readers and followers, and guests as well. I will not be responding to any e-mail questions until September 11, 2017. As I get ready to start a new ministry of video teachings, I believe it is a good time to spend in studying two subjects which are the heart of this ministry: […]

The Problem With Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary.

(08/25/2017)       (The last Endnote, number #5; lists what Bible resources use which Greek New Testament, with colored fonts and a star grading system (the higher the blue star, the better), and some insights into these common Bible research aids – If I get anything wrong please let me know.  Thank you, Lisa.  […]

***The Heart and the Mind ~ What the Biblical word “Heart’ Means (7/29/16)

Introduction  In both the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) the word “heart” is used to refer to the whole of the innermost part of the human, NOT merely the emotions. Culturally However, in the twenty-first century English the word “heart” is used to express the emotions as an individual compartment of the inner […]

Jesus ~ The Ultimate Example of Faith (Notable Original Work) **

  Introduction (2017 Update) This is one of the most important subjects I have ever attempted to teach.  While it is 86 pages long, please go through it slowly and thoroughly, take your time. It is a subject that changed my life. Faith It is because faith is so much more important in the daily […]

Jesus’ Definition of Salvation ~ Eternal life ~

Introduction In defining salvation, I have heard many descriptions, formulas, directions, summations and doctrinal statements.  Over the past 50 years, I have listened to many learned theologians, pastors, and Sunday school teachers wax elegant in attempting to explain what being saved is, and is not.  Heard meaning Liturgical words, terms, and phrases (many times a benefit […]

Eternal Security – Its About God (A Notable Work)*

Introduction This author loves old expressions, adages, or insights which display wisdom and insights in a brief presentation.  However, if you remember the old story about how when it comes to communicating verbal information; that if you gathered a group of people in a circle, and start with one person and whisper something in their ear. And then […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction After publishing this article I decided to change the name because many people misunderstand Eternal Life when it comes to Eternal Security; some think they are antithetical to each other.  They think that eternal security is a heresy, wherein the opposite is true.   But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow […]

DOES GOD HAVE COMPLETE OR ULTIMATE CONTROL OVER THE EARTH – is there a difference?

The answer is God has ultimate control over the earth. (2017) Now before you raise the pitchforks thinking I am speaking heresy hear me out please. God owns the world; it is his possession as stated in Psalms 24:1, “The earth is the LORD’S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.” […]

Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit (Notable Original Work)

Introduction (6/2017 Edit) Of all the questions that I have been asked over more than 40 years, the most frequent and passionate inquiry has always been about blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. The greatest fear has been by those that were panicked that they had accidentally committed this unforgivable sin. In the following, you will […]

Everyone Did What Was Right in their Own Eyes ~ Our Current Culture ~ Psychology

Introduction (April ~ 2017) The time covered in the book of Judges in the Old Testament was a time prior to Israel having a King. God set up judges to rule over the land and fulfill His Will for the nation of Israel.   There would be coming a day that God would choose a King, […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s Perspective

Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 2 – The Cherubim, Ensigns of Israel and a personal note from Brent

Dear subscribers or those that are just passing through: I decided today to break with an almost decade-long habit of not speaking personally. First, let me start off by apologizing. The week before last my computer program mistakenly published a draft of The Diversity of the Gospels, Part Two dealing with symbols of the Gospels […]

What Do You Worship? ~ This Cuts Me To The Bone!

If you worship power you will always feel weak and need more. . If you worship money you will feel incomplete and never be able to have less. . If you worship war you will always try to avoid peace. . If you worship beauty, your senses will be your master, if you worship a person, they will […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 1 – The Design of God

Preface (Revised – 2/2017) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy […]

James Does Not Contradict Paul Regarding Faith*

Introduction (02/10/2017) Unfortunately, due to the fact that many of us do not understand koiné Greek we are unaware of many grammatical principles which alter the understanding of some verses when translated into the English vernacular. In Koiné Greek, verbs ending in “oo” indicate that what is already on the inside – is then displayed […]

The Greek & Hebrew Languages – A Simple Overview (2016)

Greek ~ Genesis 43:13-18               Hebrew ~ Genesis 43:13-18  Introduction (Updated: 07/2016) Both the Hebrew and the Greek have their own particular differences which are utilized by God, and which presents God’s message to man in a diversity of style and effectiveness that complement each other. The Hebrew (Old Testament) language […]

The Rapture and the Second Coming, 2 Events or 1 ~ Compare & Contrast

Introduction* (2017) Regarding the Second Coming, the inconsistencies concerning a single event are staggering, therefore, by necessity, there must be two separate events, with the only answer being the Rapture as one, and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ as the other. One of the arguments of the opponents to the idea of the Rapture is […]

The Origin of the Curse of Friday the 13th – The Passover (01/13/2017)

Introduction Friday falls on the 13th of the month only a few times a year, but almost anyone you talk to seems to think that those days are full of bad luck.  If you do a Google word search concerning the origin of the idea that Friday the 13th is unlucky, you’ll find a lot […]

THE DATE JESUS WAS BORN* (Revised)

Introduction  When was Jesus born?  This is not an attack on Christmas, it is a correction of the traditions of men, yet it is the Savior of this universe that is important, not when men choose to celebrate His birth, please see my conclusion in order to gain a greater understanding of what I mean. […]

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 […]

God, Through a Chicken’s Eyes & Faith

On one of those lazy sunny summer afternoons, I was sitting in the recliner in our backyard, simply enjoying the calm and pleasant silence. I had opened our chicken’s run and allowed the four of them to free range in our backyard. They happily scratched in the grass, watched over by our dog and two […]

A DOG, BURNT HANDS, AND THE CROSS; AND HOW THEY’RE ALL CONNECTED – REVISED*

You might be thinking, what an unusual title for a post; and you would be absolutely correct. Let us see if I can make sense of this enigma in the form of this title. A Dog There was a lady who was quite dismayed that her husband had purchased a new puppy for their baby.  She was painfully […]

What Is Your Spiritual Gift – What Is in Your Hands (Edited 2)

Text: Exodus 4:1-5 (Edited) “And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. And he said, Cast it on […]

Meet Mr. Perfect (by Rocky)

Question? Have you run across those who try and suggest that if we openly confess we are still a work in progress ( still wrestle with sin ) that we must, therefore, be unsaved? Now as I read Romans 7 ( especially verse 14 on ) Paul seems to nail the equation down very well […]

America – The Decline of a Democracy – 2016

History When the thirteen colonies were still a part of England, Professor Alexander Tytler wrote about the fall of the Athenian Republic over two thousand years previous to that time, he said: A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government.  It can only exist until the voters discover that they can vote themselves […]

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 […]

Wisdom in Small Bites – 1

On Friday, my next posting will be what I believe to be are wise expressions that God has used to teach truth in small bites to me over the years, most by godly men; some by others outside the faith, understanding that even a fool can recognize God’s wisdom, for He is the author of […]

Parables & Israel Calling Upon Jesus*

Introduction Parables have often been misunderstood or not taught correctly.  The error was not in the way they are presented but that full and complete information has been missing. A wise scholar once said the problem of the Pharisees was not in their execution of the law, but was instead that they did not go far enough with […]

Judging ~ Church Discipline ~ Forgiveness & Turning the Cheek*

Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Gondi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow me to lay down the foundation in order to better deal with eternal life and those doctrines in which it is a part of, which include statements regarding faith, salvation, Strong’s Concordance & Dictionary in regards to New Testament Greek, and 2 […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 2 ~ A Few Examples*

Introduction In part one of “Figures of Speech” (LINK), we technically defined what “Figures of Speech” are and provided a few dozen examples of the different categories in regards to Figures of Speech. In part 2, we will give you specific examples of Figures of Speech, however, we will start off with a very basic introduction […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction*

Introduction (8/6/16 update) Hermeneutic (how we study the Bible, by what method we interpret it), the study of the methodological principles of Biblical interpretation, is vast in its scope and beyond the intent of this paper. However, due to the nature of this subject matter, it is important to present a caveat by way of […]

Why the Four Gospels are meant to be Different – Part 1 – The Design of God

Preface (8/2016) Jesus said as is recorded in John 5:38: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (KJV) Hebrews 10: “Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O […]

Kinsman-Redeemer ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction

Introduction (Major Updated ~ 4/2014) The term “Kinsman Redeemer” (Hebrew: goel, [H1350] translated: “kinsman” ~ Num. 5:8; 27:11; Ruth 2:1; 3:9, 12, 13; 4:1, 3, 6, 8, 14; John 18:26; Romans 16:11) is the title for a position of responsibility within an Old Testament Hebrew family which was established by God.  This individual was entrusted with the ability […]

Jesus ~ Our City of Refuge (Original)

“Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.”  (Joshua 20:2-3) In this passage we have […]

Self-Esteem and the Self-Esteem Movement in the Church

Introduction By Brent The following article is from John MacArthur’s book, Introduction To Biblical Counseling.   In a culture and time that critical thinking skills are no longer taught in our educational system when considering subjects as serious as self-esteem, we need to consider this subject in the light of context (the environment of the subject) […]

The Greek & Hebrew Languages – A Simple Overview (2016)

Greek ~ Genesis 43:13-18               Hebrew ~ Genesis 43:13-18  Introduction (Updated: 07/2016) Both the Hebrew and the Greek have their own particular differences which are utilized by God, and which presents God’s message to man in a diversity of style and effectiveness that complement each other. The Hebrew (Old Testament) language […]

The Sects at the Time of Jesus

Introduction (07/01/2016) The following essay is a brief explanation of each one of the major groups that were active in Israel at the time of Jesus, which are the: †     Pharisees †     Essenes †     Ebionites †     Scribes †     Priests †     Sadducees †     Herodians †     Zealots †     Sicarii †     Proselytes †     Common People Pharisees They were the […]

*The Problem With Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ Word Studies ~ and Greek Dictionaries

(ADDED ENDNOTE RESOURCES ~ 11/11/2017)   Strong’s Concordance and Dictionary One thing that many believers do concerning the handling of Greek words, is use Strong’s Concordance’s Dictionary to translate Greek words – this is not only a fundamental error but can lead to devastating conclusions regarding the misunderstanding of many Greek words.  (The last Endnote, number […]

The Heart and the Mind ~ What the Biblical word “Heart’ Means (6/10/16)

Introduction  In both the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) the word “heart” is used to refer to the whole of the innermost part of the human, NOT merely the emotions. Culturally However, in the twenty-first century English the word “heart” is used to express the emotions as an individual compartment of the inner […]

How does a believer be strong in the Lord?

Introduction The following is a response to a question asked in the comment section regarding my article entitled “Believers do not Pay the Penalty for their Sins, but they May Pay the Consequences” ~ LINK (this is somewhat revised with images added). . . . Comment by Pastor Mike:  “How does a believer be strong in the Lord?” […]

Problems in the Church – Part 2 – A Lack of Discernment in Believers / The Church

Introduction This article was originally released under the title: “Why so Many Christians Make Bad Choices.” We understand that the English word “church“ (Greek: ekklesia) is NOT referring to a building that people meet in, but is believers as a whole (When used as a noun, with the article “the” preceding it), or as a local assembly […]

Problems in the Church – Part 1 – Studying God’s Word & What it Really Means

Introduction I am commonly asked why has a current church lost its power, being of such a non-affect concerning the world around us. I believe that there are two MAIN (Not only) answers of which I will deal within these next two articles: 1) Laziness, which is seen in a superficial handling of God’s word due […]

Dying to Self – Part 3 – Understanding and Application – Enabling Dying to Self.*

Introduction Typically, when presenting a teaching about dying-to-self it would be presented in chronological order: starting with knowledge, continuing on to understanding, then arriving at wisdom. Based on God’s Word, if we want to be wise about dying-to-self, as in approaching any subject in God’s word; wisdom is always coupled with behavior. Therefore, we will […]

SIGNS OF A CHRISTIAN CULT

Introduction Recently I was involved in any situation concerning a very close family member that had joined an organization that according to many Internet sources was a cult. It was due to the love I have for this person that I invested a small amount of time into defining what the warning signs of a […]

God’s Perspective vs. Man’s

Introduction Man is so limited by the sin-nature that even the born-again believer is plagued with a sinful perception, wherein many times reality is beyond his comprehension.  We must remember:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, […]

Wise Insights Which We Should Think About During This Political Season

Introduction Though I am a political individual by nature, within this ministry, I teach Jesus Christ and His word; and therefore trust the leading of the Holy Spirit to guide people into truth concerning the choices that they would make for the highest office of the land. (There are other venues that are more appropriate […]

Does James Contradict Paul Regarding Faith

Introduction* Unfortunately, due to the fact that many of us do not understand koiné Greek we are unaware of many grammatical principles which alter the understanding of some verses when translated into the English vernacular. In Koiné Greek, verbs ending in “oo” indicate that what is already on the inside – is then displayed on […]

Assurance of Salvation – Not Saved by Faith

Addressing a Reader’s Comment There was a presentation made on a Christian website concerning eternal security, where a reader made the following comment, and I responded as well. The Comment We are saved by faith, walk by faith and are kept by faith. Willful sin will destroy faith and our hearts will once again condemn […]

Jesus’ Definition of Salvation ~ Eternal life ~

Introduction In defining salvation, I have heard many descriptions, formulas, directions, summations and doctrinal statements.  Over the past 50 years, I have listened to many learned theologians, pastors, and Sunday school teachers wax elegant in attempting to explain what being saved is, and is not.  Heard meaning Liturgical words, terms, and phrases (many times a benefit […]

My Puppy is Broken – Sin

I know this may sound like an unusual title for an article, but please bear with me and maybe you’ll see a connection. Due to my occupation at the time and being single, I was unable to own a dog in my mid-30s through my late 40s.  For some people this is no big deal, […]

Christophanies ~ The Old Testament and Jesus

A Christophany is pre-incarnate appearance of Jesus in the Old Testament.  Introduction While some competent scholars may disagree with some of the following; the Theophanies (Theophanies: a visible manifestation of a deity) of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament is an accepted doctrine, beyond dispute based solely upon Scripture. One of the examples which proves that God visited the Earth, […]

The Preeminence of Christ ~ Part I ~ Jesus (John 5:39 & Hebrews 10:7)

All Believers should know that Jesus Christ is our focus, and that He is preeminent in ALL things. Our Focus Our relationship with God is solely and completely contingent upon Jesus the Christ of Nazareth, Who is not only our Savior, our Lord, our King and our Master; but also the Divine Son of God, […]

What is Christianity?

Question;   “What Does the Word of God Have to Say About What Christianity Is All about?” 1 – Jesus is God (Revised 02/07/2016) John 10:24-33 “Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. Jesus answered them, I […]

Faith made Simple ~ Biblical Faith ~ Faith Defined

Biblical Faith (02/12/2016) One of the major areas wherein this ministry spends an excess amount of time concerns the subject of Biblical faith, which has more to do with establishing a relationship of trust in God, then understood by many as simply a tool of petition (And there is always a place for petition). This […]

Believers do not pay the penalty for their sins, but they may pay the consequences.

Introduction (Revised 02/06/2016) All born-again believers are aware that Jesus paid for every one of the sins we have ever committed or will commit, without exception. Yet what we do not feel as comfortable in considering is that many times there are dire consequences that we pay for those sins that we perform in the […]

*What does God’s Word Really say… “work out your own salvation,” “grace did more abound,” and Insights into Greek Grammar Resources, as well as Lessons from Kenneth Wuest

Introduction (1/17/2016) 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 is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, especially […]

Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit (Notable Original Work)

Introduction Of all the questions that I have been asked over more than 40 years, the most frequent and passionate inquiry has always been about blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. The greatest fear has been by those that were panicked that they had accidentally committed this unforgivable sin. In the following you will see that […]

The Rapture and the Second Coming, 2 Events or 1 ~ Compare & Contrast

Introduction (2017) Regarding the Second Coming, the inconsistencies concerning a single event are staggering, therefore, by necessity there must be two separate events, with the only answer being the Rapture as one, and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ as the other. One of the arguments of the opponents to the idea of the Rapture […]

THE DATE JESUS WAS BORN* (Revised)

Introduction  When was Jesus born?  This is not an attack on Christmas, it is a correction of the traditions of men, yet it is the Savior of this universe that is important, not when men choose to celebrate His birth, please see my conclusion in order to gain a greater understanding of what I mean. […]

The Reason for the Season – JESUS

Introduction Due to the corruption of the fallen nature of man, he is a sinner at birth, and no matter what will continue to be a sinner until the day he dies. This is the first fact that we must deal with before going any further in regards to our fellowship with God the Father […]

Paul Harvey, 1965: ‘If I Were the Devil’ (Warning for a Nation)

This speech was broadcast by legendary ABC Radio commentator Paul Harvey on  April 3, 1965: If I were the Devil . . . I mean, if I were the Prince of Darkness, I would of course, want to engulf the whole earth in darkness. I would have a third of its real estate and four-fifths […]

Dying To Self Series – Part 2 – Wisdom – The Solution – From God’s Word

General Introduction The reason I started this series is because of how the Holy Spirit has been working in my life in a special way.  Personal Motivation I have experienced a renewed commitment and zeal of the Spirit concerning my service to our Lord and Savior; in holiness producing love – “love the Christian way.” […]

The Whole Armor of God ~ A Short Synopsis

Introduction (Updated ~ Sept., 2018) For the mature Christian, we understand that we are NOT simply to do the right thing according to God’s word, but to do it the right way, and at the right time – God’s time. The hardest thing for a trained veteran soldier to do is to stand waiting for […]

Honoring Wise Older Christians Who Have Gone to be with Their Lord – Old Growth Trees

Recently a friend and I were sitting together at a mutual friend’s funeral, and I told my friend a story about Old Growth Trees. When I moved to Oregon in 2000, I didn’t understand why so many people were so upset about the cutting down of “Old Growth Trees” up there. These giant trees were […]

For Believers That Can’t Feel Forgiven, Perhaps Dealing with Depression or Other Issues.

The following is a response that I made to an individual believer who cannot maintain the concept that God truly loves her. She feels that she has committed a sin which God cannot forget or forgive as many of us have. She, as many of us may be dealing with other cognitive or emotional issues […]

A Word From Brent and a Short Article by Warren Wiersbe on the “Whole Armor of God”

From Brent, I wanted to take this opportunity to communicate to the email subscribers and any frequent visitors. Blog-site Practices It has always been my intention to create or republish an article every week.   I believe consistency is very important, though with my outside responsibilities and ministries, far too often I cannot keep up with this commitment […]

Dying to Self Series – Part 1 – Knowledge – The Problem – Self and Sin

Introduction (4th Updated, 11/28/2015) I feel led to take a short break from the “Eternal Security Series,” and go down a different road for a few articles, with a series called “Dying to Self Series.” I have always felt that teaching must be based upon God’s Word and not experience, and that being submissive to […]

Eternal Security Series – Part 2 – Salvation, Repentance, Confession, and Sin Defined

Series Introduction The following article is Part 2 of a series concerning what many refer to as “Eternal Security.”   The term “Eternal Security” is not found in the Bible.  It is a man-made term to describe the teaching that “Once a Christian is saved, they are always saved” – which by its very definition is […]

Eternal Security Series – Part 1 – Galatians 5 – “those that do such things…”

Series Introduction The subject which is referred to as “Eternal Security” has brought major division within Christianity as a whole, whereas some denominations support this doctrine and others deny it. It is a religious doctrine (Meaning: “A teaching of the church”) that many point to and state it was not taught by the church fathers, which […]

The Holy Bible – The Word of God

This book contains the mind of God, the state of man, the way of salvation, the doom of sinners and that happiness of believers. Its doctrines are holy, its precepts are binding, its histories are true, and its decisions are immutable. Read it to be wise, believe it to be safe and practice it to […]

Who & What to Trust Encyclopedia (2015)

– Who & What to Trust Encyclopedia (01-2016) Be sure to click on “Enable Edit” after opening the downloaded document in order for it to present with its pages and page numbers correctly.  The above link is to a downloadable copy of a word document which is a 88 page concise research dictionary and encyclopedia […]

The Prophecy of the Exact Day when the Messiah would Arrive the First Time ~ A Short Synopsis

Introduction One of the most unusual verses found in the New Testament is Luke 19:42-44, where Jesus holds the people accountable for not recognizing the day that the Messiah would come to Israel.   In the King James version of this passage, what is not seen in the English is the imperative that is in […]

What Is Your Spiritual Gift – What Is in Your Hands (Edited)

Text: Exodus 4:1-5 (Edited) “And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee. And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod. And he said, Cast it on […]

Shoes and Faith, What is the Biblical Connection

Introduction One of the main focuses of this ministry is the Biblical understanding of faith. One of the verses that we repeat often is Romans 10:17, which states: “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.“ What this verse literally means is that faith, biblical faith is achieved when understanding […]

The Problem of Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ Word Studies ~ and Greek Dictionaries

(Major Revision ~ 06/20/2016) Strong’s Concordance and Dictionary One thing that many believers do concerning the handling of Greek words is use Strong’s Concordance’s Dictionary to translate Greek words – this is not only a fundamental error, but can lead to devastating conclusions regarding the misunderstanding of many Greek words.   Language Roots This is because […]

Eternal Life vs. Eternal Security ~ What is Salvation?

Introduction After publishing this article I decided to change the name because many people misunderstand Eternal Life when it comes to Eternal Security; some think they are antithetical to each other.  They think that eternal security is a heresy, wherein the opposite is true.   But before addressing the article and the text at hand, please allow […]

A Gun, a Dog, Burnt Hands, and the Cross; and How they’re All Connected*

You might be thinking, what an unusual title for a post; and you would be absolutely correct. Let us see if I can make sense of this enigma in the form of a title. Prelude If you hate guns please continue, we do not need to agree about guns for this article to hold a truth regarding the cross […]

The Heart and the Mind ~ What the Biblical word “Heart’ Means (6/10/16)

Introduction  In both the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) the word “heart” is used to refer to the whole of the innermost part of the human, NOT merely the emotions.  Culturally However, in the twenty-first century English the word “heart” is used to express the emotions as an individual compartment of the inner […]

Faith Defined ~ (Notable Work)

Introduction There are 3 points of focus which this ministry maintains; 1) The preeminence of Jesus Christ, 2) The authority and sufficiency of the Word of God, and 3) The presentation of authentic Biblical faith, it is this last subject that we shall now address.  Faith is one of those virtues that seems so obvious, […]

What is Christianity?

Question;   “What Does the Word of God Have to Say About What Christianity Is All about?” (06/19/2015) 1 – Jesus is God John 10:24-33 “Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. Jesus answered them, I […]

Judging ~ Church Discipline ~ Forgiveness & Turning the Cheek (Notable Work)

Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Gondi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]

Jesus ~ Our City of Refuge

Introduction Perhaps one of the more baffling statements that Jesus made is found in John 5:39, which states: “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” The term used in the New Testament “Scriptures“, referred directly to the Old Testament which included the […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 2 ~ A Few Examples*

Introduction In part one of “Figures of Speech” (LINK), we technically defined what “Figures of Speech” are and provided a few dozen examples of the different categories in regards to Figures of Speech. In part 2, we will give you specific examples of Figures of Speech, however we will start off with a very basic introduction […]

Figures of Speech ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction *

Introduction (8/6/16 update) Hermeneutic (how we study the Bible, by what method we interpret it) , the study of the methodological principles of Biblical interpretation, is vast in its scope and beyond the intent of this paper. However, due to the nature of this subject matter it is important to present a caveat by way […]

Kinsman-Redeemer ~ Part 1 ~ A Brief Introduction

Introduction (Major Update ~ 4/2014) The term “Kinsman Redeemer” (Hebrew: goel, [H1350] translated: “kinsman” ~ Num. 5:8; 27:11; Ruth 2:1; 3:9, 12, 13; 4:1, 3, 6, 8, 14; John 18:26; Romans 16:11) is the title for a position of responsibility within an Old Testament Hebrew family which was established by God.  This individual was entrusted with the ability […]

Murmuring, No Big Deal; Right? ~ “Yet It is the Most Deadliest of Sins”

Introductory foundation (Correct Article) Understanding the Generic Use of a Word As Compared to the Specific Contextual Analysis is the science of studying biblical words according to the context in which they exist within God’s Word, as opposed to our current usage of them. A good example can be found in the biblical word repentance […]

Introspection ~ We Are All Sinners

Introduction All believers need to develop self-discernment – introspection.  Introspection is the ability to see ourselves as we really are, based upon God’s word, and not clouded by our own sense of wanting to be right The Need to be Right Don’t misunderstand, it is this innate God-given desire to be right that keeps us from […]

Sin ~ Defined & Examined

Introduction “Sin,” in its most foundational depiction is anything opposed to that which is good (“Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that doeth good is of God: but he that doeth evil hath not seen God.” ~ 3 John 1:11), and the ultimate depiction of what is good, […]

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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