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Good News for Doubters

First of all: It is not at all unusual for believers to sometimes have doubts about God or about their faith — it means your human! Also, God does not count our doubt against us, because our salvation is not dependent on the strength of our faith and belief and assurance. He Who called us is faithful! From Core Christianity……………….

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We Need Humility to Study the Bible

After we apply biblical faith to our study of the Bible, it should also naturally follow that we will study our Bibles in true Christian humility. From Knowable Word……………….

https://www.knowableword.com/2020/05/11/we-need-humility-to-study-the-bible/

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We Need Faith to Study the Bible

Because the Bible is a supernatural book, we cannot expect to derive any real benefits from reading and studying it in the natural. This article from Knowable Word focuses on the necessity of studying the Word in faith……………

https://www.knowableword.com/2020/05/25/we-need-faith-to-study-the-bible/

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Bible Christian

The Cost of Withholding Kindness

Another in a series of articles from Knowable Word that goes into more depth into the lessons and wisdom to learn from this important book in the Old Testament. When we seek to “fix” someone else and their problem rather than really listen to them in their pain, then we are in danger of angering the Lord………………….

https://www.knowableword.com/2021/05/21/the-cost-of-withholding-kindness/

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Bible Christian Walking with Christ

Faith: Reception of Spiritual Guidance

In this final article on saving faith, to have a vital and active faith, you must be seeking and receiving spiritual guidance constantly! From Two Journeys………………..

https://twojourneys.org/articles/detail/1450300/faith-reception-of-spiritual-guidance/

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Bible Christian Jesus Walking with Christ

Faith: Active Reliance on Christ

In part four of this series on saving faith, Andrew Davis talks about the necessity of the reliance on Christ. In fact, there can be no faith if we are independent and self-reliant. From Two Journeys………….

https://twojourneys.org/articles/detail/1450270/faith-active-reliance-on-christ/

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Faith: Conviction of Things Not Seen

This article is the third in a series on saving faith from pastor and author Andrew Davis. This time he looks at faith that is sure of what is not seen now but is sure in the future. From Two Journeys………..

https://twojourneys.org/articles/detail/1448841/faith-conviction-of-things-not-seen/

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Bible Christian

A 7-Step Approach to In-Depth Bible Study

I got a lot out of this article from Crossway on studying the Bible. This quote is worth the price of admission: “One of the best ways to get to know someone is to ask them questions and stay curious. I’ve found that it’s the same with studying the Bible.”………………..

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Bible Christian

WHAT THE STORY OF RUTH CAN TEACH US ABOUT BITTERNESS

When the Book of Ruth is either preached or taught, the focus is on the faithfulness of Ruth and the loving manner of Boaz to redeem her and Naomi from their poverty as a kinsman-redeemer. But this article hones in on the lessons to be learned from the bitterness that Naomi had sunk to after the death of her husband and her two sons. Some great insights here from Redeeming Grace Ministries………………..

https://stanmurrell.com/2021/05/17/what-the-story-of-ruth-can-teach-us-about-bitterness/

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Bible Christian God the Father

The Difference Between Job and His Three Friends

One of my very favorite websites is Knowable Word. They do a fantastic job of teaching people how to study the Scriptures effectively, and they break down the books in such a way that the important truths are grasped and made applicable.

In this article, the focus is on the difference between Job and his three friends and how they treat suffering in light of the sovereignty of God. The takeaway for me: Unlike the three friends, Job truly fears God, and believes that God can still use suffering to redeem and to restore………………….

https://www.knowableword.com/2021/05/14/the-difference-between-job-and-his-three-friends/