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The Unjust Steward - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... in their generation wiser than the children of light” (Luke 16:8). This parable of the unjust steward has perplexed many Christians, for it seems to indicate that the Lord approved of dishonesty. “Make to yourselves friends of the...
Degrees Of Faith - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... says: “Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace” (Luke 7:37,50). Among those disciples who profess such saving faith but who still have little spiritual discernment or maturity, Christ’s rebuke was: “O ye of little...
The Christian’s Lifestyle: Our Wisdom - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - with the ineffectual use of godly wisdom in the least things (Luke 16:8); once again to direct us to believe in the light (John 12:36); and finally by Paul to encourage us to watch and be sober (I Thessalonians 5:5,6). A light-like life,...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Wisdom - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... use of godly wisdom in the “least things” (Luke 16:8); once again to direct us to “believe in the light” (John 12:36); and finally by Paul to encourage us to “watch and be sober” (I Thessalonians...
Luke 16:8
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... the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of...
Luke 16:8: wisely - Study Note
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... wisely. It is obvious that the Lord’s commendation of the unjust steward was not for his dishonesty but for his practical wisdom in using his personal means to provide for his earthly future. As Jesus said, it is commonly true that men of...
A Christmas Carol in Four-Part Harmony - Article
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James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. - 16:8-10). Christ was known to perform fish-catching miracles (Luke 5:4-9), so much so that He was recognized after His resurrection by that kind of miracle (John 21:4-8), and He even used a coin-carrying fish to pay taxes for Himself and Peter...
Exodus 35:2: six days - Study Note
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... 35:2; Leviticus 23:3; Deuteronomy 5:13; 16:8; Ezekiel 46:1; Luke 13:14). This was specifically said by God to be in commemoration of creation week (Exodus 20:8-11), and was considered by Him to be so important that failure to observe it by His...
Ephesians 2:3: children of wrath - Study Note
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... We are also called “children of this world” (Luke 16:8) and even “children of the wicked one” (Matthew 13:38) and “children of the devil” (I John 3:10). This is why Jesus told even such an outwardly...
Declaring the Unknown God - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... Lord,’ and not do the things which I say?” (Luke 6:46). If the Unknown God is declared to be the Creator, then it most easily follows that He is the Lord of all, to be worshiped and obeyed as we work out our salvation...
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