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When did the Holy Spirit decide to anoint leaders in the Old Testament? How was this done and for what purpose? These are questions that John MacArthur addresses in this excerpt. We found this article inside MacArthur’s one-volume commentary. First, Moses. Old Testament Israel had mediators who stood between God…

Can I be honest? When I was younger, I was super-excited about Black History Month. I loved learning about those who had come before me and the great things they accomplished. But, as I got older, it appealed less to me because there was a disconnect. Sure, they are black,…

We are called to imitate God—to be holy like him. It can seem like a daunting amount of growth. But just like in our other deep relationships, time together will cause you to grow together. Here is an encouraging article on this growth from the Couple’s Devotional Bible. But just…

According to Western liturgical tradition, February 21st is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Carnival, or (if you’re Polish or simply fond of giant jelly donuts) Paczki Day. It marks one last day for liturgical Christians to revel in the “pleasures of the flesh” before they descend…

It’s a topic that lots of people have informed, and uninformed, opinions on: demons in the Bible. Read this excerpt from the Archaeological Study Bible to gain real insight on the topic. Demons and the Bible Many readers assume that the belief in demons attested in the New Testament is…

On August 21, 2017, we experienced “The Great American Eclipse.” Fourteen states throughout middle America were included in a 70-mile-wide path called the path of totality. It was only in this path that one would be able to see a “total” eclipse of the sun. Where I live, in Knoxville…

Let’s talk about “leg day.” Everyone loves the results, but most do not like the process to get there. When guys hit the gym, they are usually working on their arms as we all want those guns that impress. There are some that may work on arms, shoulders, abs, and…

Nicodemus shows that when he makes a bold move, rendering himself unclean, he remains unblemished because of Christ’s love and power. Read this excerpt from the Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible Notes to learn more. UNCLEAN BUT UNBLEMISHED It all started at night, when Nicodemus, a Pharisee and “a ruler…

The hyperactivity of today’s contemporary society and our cultural attention deficit disorder makes slow reflection and meditation a lost art. Nonetheless, if prayer is to be a true conversation with God, it must be regularly preceded by listening to God’s voice through meditation on the Scripture. Learn about meditating on…

Worrying can be an addiction that goes unseen and unaddressed. Yet, it can wreck so much havoc on your life! In this blog, we’ve taken an excerpt from the NIV Woman’s Study Bible. Hear this exhortation, read Bible verses about worry, and then spend some time in prayer and reflection!…

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