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Jesus Spoke More Powerful Than Anyone In History

Jesus didn’t come with fallible human opinions. When He spoke it was as though God Himself were speaking; and, in fact, it was God Himself speaking. If you want to know what God thinks, read the words of Jesus. If you want to know God’s insights into any subject, listen to Jesus. If you want […]

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Encountering Tough Verses in Bible Study

1 Corinthians 15:25-34   Introduction: What do you do when you encounter Bible passages that are hard to understand, that make you scratch your head and wonder what in the world the author meant? Sometimes we’ll be reading a passage and come across a verse so perplexing it’s like a shut gate to the entire […]


What to Think While Visiting Your Cemetery Plot

A Study of 1 Corinthians 15:12-28 Introduction: Several years ago my wife and I bought burial plots near those of my parents at Happy Valley Memorial Park in my hometown of Elizabethton. I drive past that cemetery every time I drive home, and I often glance over it and remind myself that I’m very much mortal. […]


A Resurrection State of Mind

Introduction: This week I talked to a young man who has just resigned and left the church he was called to pastor. I think the world of this fellow, who is a leader-in-the-making. I would be happy if he were my pastor. If he were my pastor or the pastor to my family, I would […]