Inductive Bible Study

How to Get Good Spiritual Teaching

You need a new car, but you don’t know which one you want. You visit several local lots looking for someone to deal with whom you can trust. How do you try to determine whether or not the salesperson is honest? You have certain criteria you take into...
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What is True Love?

Once Hudson Taylor, one of history’s foremost missionaries, found his faith tested to the limits.  Would he truly love in deed, or would he pay lip-service only? One day a half-crown coin was Taylor’s only money. As he walked home from the university...
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The Path to Blessing

Do you want blessings? Have you ever stopped to consider how you could get them? God actually tells us where the path to blessing lies. 1 John 3:22-24 describes that path. God made a path of blessing, Of mercy, life, and love, Which winds through all...
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I’ve Voted, Now What?

A vote is important. It’s one of the great benefits of being a citizen under a democratic government. But a vote is not the Christian’s most powerful or most important tool for shaping their country. Think about it. A vote allows a Christian take...
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Am I There Yet?

The third and fourth lines of the poem “Invictus” by William Ernest Henley say “I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.”  Are our souls unconquerable?  If we hold to these words as “truth, “ We are truly a miserable bunch!...
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A Light in a Dark Place

Making decisions in the dark can lead to some regrettable consequences. Back in the days before electricity, a tightfisted old farmer was taking his hired man to task for carrying a lighted lantern when he went to call on his best girl. “Why, when I...
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God is Light

In January of 1997 astronomers announced they had made another discover through the orbiting Hubble space telescope.  As scientists peered at a cluster of some 2,500 galaxies called Virgo, they saw for the first time heavenly bodies that had been theorized...
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When God Became a Man

When Apollo 11 neared the moon in July 1969, the editors of The New York Times felt their coverage of the first step on lunar soil should go beyond headlines and photos to embrace an achievement shared by all humanity. So they asked Pulitzer Prize-winner...
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How It All Began…

On February 5, 1971, Apollo 14 commander Edgar Mitchell placed a microfilm packet containing a complete Bible on the moon. With the Bible was one verse written out in sixteen different languages: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth”...
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Common Approaches to Reading the Bible

People read the Bible in different ways and for multiple reasons. Some turn to the Bible when they encounter difficulties, while others look to the Scriptures to find answers to perplexing questions.  Whatever your reason, I believe that the Inductive...
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