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Philippians 4:14-23, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:8-13, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:1-7, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:12 – 4:1, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:1-11, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 2:1-11, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less. If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 2:12-18, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less. If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 2:19-30, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less. If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 1:12-22, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is one in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less. If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and “B.e. … Continue reading

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Philippians 1:1-11, Understanding and Applying the Bible

The brief video below is the first in a series of inductive studies on books of the Bible with six chapters or less.  If you’ve not yet seen the two introductory videos, “How to Understand and Apply the Bible” and … Continue reading

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Christian Confidence 102: “What is God like?”

Last week we addressed the question “What is real/true, and how can I know?” And we noted that the ultimate reality/truth is the existence of God who revealed Himself publicly and miraculously in biblical times.  The Lord validated that revelation through Israel’s … Continue reading

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Christian Wholeness 109: “one these two commands depend all the prophets”

“Christian Wholeness 109”:  God willing, next week’s summary of some applications will complete this series on being whole in the Lord Jesus Christ.  This week we consider the significance that “all of the Prophets hang on these two commands”:  love … Continue reading

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Christian Marriage 304: Stewardship

Stewardship: taking care of people, property, etc. that belong to someone else. The very definition explains why many struggle to find meaning and joy in life: we want to believe our lives belong to us.  For that reason, our stewardship is … Continue reading

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“Closed Doors and Windows of Opportunity”

Failure.  There’s not usually any positive connotations from the word, much less the experience.  Yet, throughout Scripture and in the personal experience of His people, we see that the Lord often uses what we consider significant losses to lead us into … Continue reading

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Christian Marriage 300: an Introduction to God’s ‘Power Tools”

An Introduction to God’s ‘Power Tools’ In Christian Marriage 101-206, we considered practical applications for marriage in the basics of love as outlined in the Ten Commandments. This week, we build on that foundation by introducing five “power tools” God’s … Continue reading

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The second “P” of the Gospel (2 of 3): the Plain-Speaking of Christ (Getting Real and Sharing Hope)

Over the last few posts in this series on the gospel introduced in the creation week, we considered “The first “P” of the Gospel: the Presence of Christ”.  If you missed those videos and articles, you can refer view them … Continue reading

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Jesus after Easter (a 50-day series), “…the rumor spread…”

Most of us long for miracles.  And Jesus’ perfect life, death on sinners’ behalf as the fulfillment of Passover, and His physical resurrection prove that He is willing and able to meet our greatest needs:  complete forgiveness and a new … Continue reading

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The second “P” of the Gospel (1 of 3): the Plain-Speaking of Christ (an Introduction and Hermeneutic)

Every word in God’s Word is significant, sometimes even a lack of words.  For example, have you ever noticed that there was one day in the creation week when God did not say “it was good”?  The second day. That … Continue reading

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Ability versus Responsibility

“I don’t know what I should do.  I only know what I can do.”  And with that one comment much of my childlike zeal over a Sci-Fi hero died.  Of course, when belief in any objective Truth and Goodness is … Continue reading

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The first “P” of the Gospel (3 of 3): the Presence of Christ (Help for Leadership and Counseling)

Over the past two weeks, we considered “The first “P” of the Gospel: the Presence of Christ (an Introduction and the Hermeneutic” and two follow-up videos of practical application to encourage those who already rest in Jesus, “The Presence of Christ … Continue reading

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“There’s no mystery behind mastery”

Can you imagine trying over and over for 19 years and never experiencing a victory?  You probably can.  Most of us have had our fair share of disappointments.  But the definition of success or reward really depends on what we’re … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling: Discerning the Significance of Group Values

Every individual who needs counsel is also a part of many groups.  They’re a member of their family now, their family of origin, the Army family (or other cultural families), someone’s friend, neighbor, student, etc.  They’re a member of a … Continue reading

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1 & 2 Chronicles (part 1 of 3): the King of Eternity

A chronicle is an historical record, usually of someone very important like a king.  1 and 2 Chronicles are a rich, complex, and long a record of the King.  As is the case with most of God’s living Word, there … Continue reading

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“Nine tenths of the law: the “P” word”

Envy and jealousy are as old as Eden and just as destructive today. Even  a few minutes of watching the news will show this is true. So how are those who follow Jesus to respond? This week’s article prompts us … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling: Discerning 3 Constants as a Counselor

“What is the hurting person’s root desire or concern?  What is their current goal related to that concern?  And do they feel safe with me right now?”  Those are three constants that every parent, supervisor, friend, coach, etc. needs to … Continue reading

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