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How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Step 7–Word and Concept Studies

This is the last article in this series from For The Church on how to understand and apply Old Testament scripture……………….

https://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/how-to-understand-and-apply-the-old-testament-step-7-word-and-concept-studies/

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Introduction to Ephesians

One of the main purposes of this blog is to direct those who visit me to great Christian resources, websites, and blogs. This article is a case in point. It is part of an online commentary series from TheologyOfWork.org……………………

https://www.theologyofwork.org/new-testament/galatians-ephesians-philippians/ephesians-and-work/introduction-to-ephesians

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The Best and Second Best Reasons to Study Theology

Theology is simply the study of God and His works in the world. So, theology ideally should help us to know God better and to love and worship Him more. From RickThomas.net……………………

The Best and Second Best Reasons to Study Theology

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What Convinced James His Brother was God?

There are some very interesting insights in this article to ponder. From Stand to Reason……………

https://www.str.org/w/what-convinced-james-his-brother-was-god-

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Why Vines and Fig Trees are Still Relevant for Bible Study and Application

This article examines the imagery of peace and well-being given in the Book of Micah and other places in the Old Testament. “Heaven can be too big for many of us to wrap our minds around, so when someone, or something, gives us the impression that peace is available to us now, it can be easy to be swayed. But I find Micah’s picture of sitting under our vine and fig tree visually accessible and emotionally immediate.” From GoThereFor.com…………………………..

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Let Go of Lies About Heaven: Eight Myths Many Believe

For all believers in Christ, we are going to spend a lot more time in Heaven than our life on Earth, yet many have few correct ideas about our heavenly home. Author Randy Alcorn addresses that deficit in this nice article. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries…………………

https://www.epm.org/blog/2021/Mar/8/let-go-lies-heaven

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How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Step 6–Argument Tracing

Next in this series on how to understand and apply the Old Testament, we come to making sense of the argument communicated in the passage. From ForTheChurch.com…………………………..

https://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/how-to-understand-and-apply-the-old-testament-argument-tracing/

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How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Step 5––Clause and Text Grammar

In this next posting in the series on understanding and applying the Old Testament, the emphasis moves from the true words of the passage to how those words communicate a message through grammar. From ForTheChurch.com…………………

https://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/how-to-understand-and-apply-the-old-testament%e2%80%a8-step-5-clause-and-text-grammar/

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How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Step 4––Translation

This step follows right along with Step 3 in securing the accuracy of the content of the Old Testament in our bibles today. From ForTheChurch.com…………………………

https://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/how-to-understand-and-apply-the-old-testament-step-4-translation/

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How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Step 3—Text Criticism

Another in a series of articles on how to understand and then apply the Old Testament, this one focuses on the reliability of the Old Testament in our English bibles. This is important for our security with the Scriptures because many non-conservative scholars will indict the Old Testament as being purely human in origin and their dates do not add up correctly. This article will show we can trust what we read today in the Old Testament as given by God so many thousands of years ago. From For The Church…………………………..

https://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/how-to-understand-and-apply-the-old-testament-part-3-text-criticism/