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In Praise of God's Word

Posted by Cliff Coss on

Seven times a day I praise You, Because of Your righteous ordinances. - NASB: 1995 Update, Ps 119:164 One of the most useful power tools a homeowner can obtain is a battery powered drill because it is so versatile.  With a variety of attachments that simple drill motor can: 1)...

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Tags: praise, bible, drill, gods word

Do You Long to Keep God's Statutes?

Posted by Cliff Coss on

Oh that my ways may be established to keep Your statutes!  - Psalm 119:5  (NASB)In this verse the psalmist expresses a personal longing in the form of a prayer request.  Specifically, he wants his "ways" to be established to keep God's statutes.  The word "way" is a...

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Tags: bible, time with god, statutes

The Bible - A Great Spoil / Learning from Biblical Writers

Posted by Cliff Coss on

Psalm 119:162I  rejoice at Your word, as one who finds great spoil.   When the Psalmist says, "I rejoice at Your word," we know that this verse expresses the personal testimony of the Psalmist.  His rejoicing is real and it flows from the depths of his heart. The...

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Tags: bible, scriptures, your word

The Core: The Bible

Posted by Colby Kinser on

    We believe that God has spoken in the Scriptures, both Old and New Testaments, through the words of human authors. As the verbally inspired Word of God, the Bible is without error in the original writings, the complete revelation of His will for salvation, and the...

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Tags: bible, theology

Emeth and Hesed

Posted by Colby Kinser on

It doesn't take long at Grace Fellowship for someone to hear me use one or both of these Hebrew words, emeth (truth) and hesed (lovingkindness). These words carry far more than a single English translation can convey. Both words are prominent in the Old Testament, but interestingly...

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Tags: truth, grace, boldness, hesed, tension, lovingkindness, emeth

The Results from One

Posted by Colby Kinser on

The bi-annual EFCA national conference "EFCA One" was held last week in Naperville, IL. Over 1500 attendees fro across the US and some overseas locations joined together for worship, training, encouragement, networking, and denominational business. As always, the conference was rich and...

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Tags: theology, eschatology, end times, millennial, efca

The Readable Bible

Posted by Colby Kinser on

The Readable Bible (https://readablebible.com/) is a Bible translation project started by Rod Laughlin, who lives in nearby Leawood. Rod has been a businessman and seminary student - but more than that, Rod deeply loves Christ and His Word. The main purpose of TRB is: "The Readable Bible is...

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Tags: bible, translation, readable

Revopoly!

Posted by Colby Kinser on

Yes, the picture is that of a dragon. It's biblical. Over the last couple of years, the Middle school Sunday school class read through Genesis and made their own pictorial scroll of the entire book. You likely saw their work displayed throughout the church in the Spring. By drawing what they...

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Tags: bible, revelation, school, study, sunday, youth

How to Become Hungry by Eating

Posted by Colby Kinser on

There an interesting article by Barna Research from April of this year on Bible engagement, found out:  https://www.barna.com/research/state-bible-2017-top-findings/. It’s a survey taken each year over the last 7 or so years to measure how engaged Americans are with the Bible. Barna...

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Tags: bible

Is that US?

Posted by Colby Kinser on

I recently received a great question about the Bible, asking if perhaps Isaiah 18 is describing the U.S. We read lots of passages and think, "Wow, that sounds eerily familiar to our situation." And then we read what happens to those nations in Scripture! They get crushed, burned, defeated...

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Tags: hermeneutics, interpretation, prophecy

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