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How to kick a bad habit

The Nugget: 1 Corinthians 6:11  And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. My Comment: I … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #550, Proverbs 19:5

The Nugget: Pro 19:5  A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. (KJV) Pro 19:5 A false witness is not acquitted, Whoso breatheth out lies is not delivered. (Young’s Literal Translation) Pro 19:5 … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #549, 1 Peter 1:23

The Nugget: 1Pe 1:23  Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever. (KJV) 1Pe 1:23 Because you have had a new birth, not from the seed of … Continue reading

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Bible–true fact or historical fiction?

Is the Bible true fact or historical fiction? Facebook comment: “And that why scriptures are the dumbest thing man has ever created.” My response: “Perhaps you have not taken the time to get to know the Scriptures by carefully reading … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 3 another example

I think I learn more when I encounter a viewpoint I have not heard before. I hope you do too. This post is more controversial, but I think I can marshal enough evidence to both make and prove my point. … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 3

3. When you come across figurative expressions in the Bible, look for the literal truth they are intended to convey or emphasize. There are many different figures of speech in the Bible. I have indexed nearly 200 different figures of … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 2

2. Interpret literally unless the resulting interpretation is an absurdity, or in the case of the Bible, an interpretation out of harmony with and contradictory to the teaching found elsewhere in the Bible. But be very careful what you identify … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 1

1. Interpret literally in all cases unless the text or context clearly demonstrates that other than a literal interpretation is required and intended by the author. This rule of interpretation holds true for just about everything you read or hear. … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #548, Luke 8:13

The Nugget: Luke 8:13  They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away. My Comment: I saw … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #547, John 6:47

The Nugget: John 6:44  No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day. (KJV) Joh 6:44 No one can come to me unless the … Continue reading

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