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Safeguards: Bible and Imagination

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What safeguards do imaginative teachers and writers use when turning to the Bible? I talked about imagination and the Bible in my last post here. But because we believe the Bible is truth, it’s important to accurately understand it and to be careful not to let our imaginations run wild. Can heresy can come from an […]

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Imagination and the Bible

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I use my imagination all the time when reading the Bible. I put imagination to good use when I teach Bible study. But what does that mean? For me, it started when our youth pastor, Paul Anderson, asked, “imagine how the older brother feels,” when discussing the parable of The Prodigal Son. I was a new-to-Christianity 15 year-old […]

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An Angel and the Apostle Paul

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Did you know the apostle Paul met an angel? Everyone knows angels filled the sky when Jesus was born, and they turned up from time to time in the Bible to encourage believers in the one true God. But Paul? He met Jesus on the road to Damascus. He was given visions and breathless escapes. Why […]

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Who was Barnabas?

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Barnabas was an important member of the early Church and I’ve been running into him lately as I study the book of Acts. His name is generally understood to mean “son of encouragement,” and he certainly played that role for the Apostle Paul and others. But who was he and where did he come from? […]

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A Bible Teacher’s Worshipful Memorial Service

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For all he was a man of slight build, Don Bauman packed an enormous punch into our lives. We said farewell to him on Saturday, in a memorial service that left us all rejoicing at what Don Bauman taught us. When I told his wife, Inez, how much I enjoyed the service, she beamed. “It […]

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