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Sign of Jonah

What is the sign of Jonah that Jesus is speaking about? When reading the Gospels, we see that on more than one occasion Jesus was challenged to make a sign, perform a miracle. Now such a sign or miracle was to be the proof of his identity, of his call ...
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You are gods. Really?

“Is it not written in your Law, ‘I said, you are gods’?” (John 10:34) Questions: Who are these “gods”? Are there more “gods”? How do you explain this Bible text? The context of Jesus’ words – John 10 Reading the whole passage of John 10:22-39, we discover that Jesus was being pressed to give a clear-cut answer to the question – ...
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Top 10 from Genesis 1

Reading Genesis again? Take the following ten short ideas as a draft for your personal in-depth study of Genesis 1. 1. The Bible begins with God. Introducing the Creation, it reflects toward intelligent design. 2. God made the light first, and the Sun later (on the fourth day). Where did ...
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George Mueller – secrets of prayer

It often now astonishes me that I did not sooner see this point. In no book did I ever read about it. No public ministry ever brought the matter before me. No private intercourse with a brother stirred me up to this matter.
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10 key Bible texts about baptism

4. An important public testimony “O man of God […] Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness, gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” (1 ...
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Message of the Bible

A Beautiful Book The beauty of the Bible rests in its message and in the symmetry of how that message is presented. The Bible is built on a very specific plan. Its first two chapters (Gen. 1–2) present to us a picture of God’s perfectly created world. It is a ...
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Inspiration of the Bible

Followers of Jesus believe there is no other book like the Bible. Rather than being something that people developed, it came from God. “Holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit” is the way that Peter puts it (2 Pet. 1:21). And Paul writes that ...
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