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    "My sheep hear my voice . . .
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Initiative

by Mike Ford

The conqueror Tammerlane became inspired and energized by an ant who successfully pushed a kernel of corn over a wall back to the ant colony after 69 failed attempts. Ants display diligence, resourcefulness, and initiative. An ant colony ha

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Is the Kingdom of God Within You?

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Often, the ridiculous can expose how foolishly some interpret or spiritualize the Scriptures. Unfortunately, most of the modern "Christian" churches have spiritualized the vital knowledge of the Kingdom of God. They have various ways of …

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Deterrence

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Not only have the dangers and foolishness of the doctrine of priestly celibacy been exposed in the pedophilia scandal among Catholic priests, but the disgraceful situation has also revealed the absolute bankruptcy of biblical morality …

The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment
The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment

Today's Verse and Comment

Colossians 3:5

(5) Therefore put to death your members which are on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

The Greek word underlying "covetousness" is pleonexia, which means "the desire to have more." This is among the ugliest of sins because it involves idolatry as well as its effects on others. The Greeks defined it as "the insatiable …

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Has Humanity Reached Total Depravity? (Part One)

by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Just before the Noachian Flood, God declares His assessment of the moral state of humanity, and He pulls no punches: "Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually" (Genesis 6:5). A commentator, James Burton Coffman, writes, "It would be difficult to devise a sentence that would any more effectively portray the corruption of humanity than does Genesis 6:5." To put it in a few words, God informs us that mankind at the time was totally depraved. This verse is a purposeful contrast to His …

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Why Hebrews Was Written (Part Seven)
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Why Hebrews Was Written (Part Seven)

The author of Hebrews tells us in his own words at the end of his highly instructive but largely ignored treatise why he concludes as he …

Unity and Division: The Blessing and the Curse (Part Five)
Unity and Division: The Blessing and the Curse (Part Five)

by Charles Whitaker

A theme cutting across almost all the curses deserves highlighting: They all, except for perhaps the last one, focus on hidden or secret …

Cleansing God's People
Cleansing God's People

by David C. Grabbe

Haggai received the last two prophecies on the same day. Haggai 2:10 and 20 identify that day as the twenty-fourth day of the ninth …

Rebels With a Cause
Rebels With a Cause

by Joseph B. Baity

For generations, outraged or marginalized citizens of the world have occasionally resorted to some form of civil disobedience to air …

Excellence in Character (Part Two)
Bible Study: Excellence in Character (Part Two)

by Martin G. Collins

If a person thinks of something often enough, he will come to the point where he cannot stop thinking about it. His thoughts become …