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The Parable Of the Good Shepherd – Christian Article

Tweet Why does the Bible refer to believers as sheep? Why not eagles, falcons, lions or tigers? The Nature of Sheep My uncle in Iowa used to raise sheep, and I can remember him saying a lot of things about his sheep; most of it bad. For example, they would not come near us; my brother and I tried riding one…not a good idea. For one thing, sheep are defenseless against predators. They’re afraid…

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Why Did Jesus Speak In Parables? – Christian Article

Tweet Why did Jesus speak in parables? What was their purpose? Parables The word parable means to “cast alongside” something else, so Jesus used parables in His teachings in this manner. He would cast out a truth alongside an earthly story. Sometimes their purpose was to hide the meaning; sometimes it was to make it plain, but Jesus used parables as an earthly story about a heavenly concept. He was trying to explain the…

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Could Jesus Have Sinned? – Christian Article

Tweet Was it possible that Jesus could have sinned during the Temptation in the Wilderness? All Have Sinned Not counting Jesus, there has never been a person who has not sinned. It is not humanly possible for us not to sin. We drink up sin like water. It’s just our nature. We haven’t just fallen short of God’s glory…we’ve fallen infinitely short of it (Rom3:23), with no humanly means to bridge that gap. It’s…

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What Is Preterism? What Is A Preterist? – Christian Article

Tweet What is preterism? What does a preterist believe? Eschatology Eschatology is a study of the end times. Things like the Book of Revelation, the rapture, and the great tribulation are among a few of the things that fall under eschatology. One example of the end time views is Preterism. Preterism is the Christian view that some or most of the prophecies of the Bible are placed as events which have already happened. Of…

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What is Spiritualism? – Christian Article

Tweet What is spiritualism? Is it biblical? Is it dangerous? The Spirit World There is a world out there that we cannot see. The Apostle Paul says these unclean or evil spirits seek to oppress, harass, and silence believers so that they don’t share Jesus Christ with the lost. Paul tells us that “our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this…

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Will The Sun, Moon, Earth And Sea Be No More In Heaven? – Christian Article

Tweet Will the sun, moon and seas be no more, as it says in Revelation and in the Book of Isaiah? The Word There is only one thing that has always existed and it is God. Make that the Three Persons Who have always existed forever; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Nothing else existed before God and everything that exists now owes its thanks to God. The Apostle…

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Who Can Perform Baptisms? Can Any Believer? – Christian Article

Tweet Who can perform baptisms? Can anyone baptize another person? What is Baptism? Every believer is commanded to undergo a “believer’s baptism.” The water resembles the burial of the old self; a sort of “watery grave.” They are submerged into the water and then come back up out of the water, picturing a new birth…being a new creation in Christ (2 Cor 5:17). The Apostle Paul asked the church at Rome, “Do you not…

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