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Profane And Vain Babblings - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... increase unto more ungodliness" (II Timothy 2:16). This picturesque phrase is found also in I Timothy 6:20, where it is used as a synonym, or description of the “oppositions of science falsely so-called,” directed...
Strive Not About Words - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers." (2 Timothy 2:14) This command emphasizes the necessity to avoid "word fights." The apostle Paul has much to say about this in other passages. "Let no corrupt communication...
Time Well Spent - Article
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Connie J. Horn - ... and “they do gender strifes” (II Timothy 2:23). Paul also warned against the Jewish practice of researching and recording “genealogies,” which, because of their prideful attempt to establish divine favor and position...
Fringe Issues - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient" (II Timothy 2:24). One of the plagues of modern-day Christendom is that many take up side issues and deem them all important--a point of separation between them and other Christians. Health foods,...
Pray Anyhow - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... I will teach you the good and the right way" (I Samuel 12:23). Samuel had served the children of Israel as their faithful judge for many years, and the Lord had blessed them and their land. Nevertheless, they began to want a king and pressed...
Be Sure - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... and be sure your sin will find you out” (Numbers 32:23). Most things in this life are uncertain; nevertheless, there are some things about which we can be absolutely sure. Just as God warned Adam that if he disobeyed His word, he would...
Faithful In Ministry - Article
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Kenneth B. Cumming, Ph.D. - ... putting me into the ministry” (I Timothy 1:12). Paul, in a similar manner to Daniel, walked closely to the Lord and made known to those around him the benefits of a dedicated life. Daniel had the impossible task, just like the...
Privileged Suffering - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... on him, but also to suffer for his sake." (Philippians 1:29) Paul wrote in the previous verses that we are to conduct ourselves as though our only citizenship was worthy of the gospel message that we proclaim, and that in doing so we should...
The Father Of Glory - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... and “the Father of spirits” (Hebrews 13:20; 12:9). To John, “God is love” (I John 4:16); to Jude, He is “God our Savior” (Jude 25). The epistles of Paul are rich with such beautiful ascriptions...
1 Timothy 3:15: church of the living God - Study Note
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... church is “the house of God” (compare Ephesians 2:19-22; I Peter 2:1-5), the “church of the firstborn” (Hebrews 12:23), and “God’s building” (I Corinthians 3:9-11). It is, therefore, here called...
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