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Life May Have Begun in Clay

LIFE MAY HAVE BEGUN IN CLAY Mountain View, California: The theory that life arose from a chemical “soup” in the oceans is being challenged by scientists who have found evidence that a common clay possesses basic properties essential to the generation of life. “The functional attributes that we associate with life are not necessarily confined […]

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Evolution…Religion or Science?

EVOLUTION IS RELIGION, NOT SCIENCE Institute for Creation Research Dr. Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. Evolutionists often insist that evolution is a proved fact of science, providing the very framework of scientific interpretation, especially in the biological sciences. This of course, is nothing but wishful thinking. Evolution is not even a scientific hypothesis, since there is […]

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Science – Some General Comments

Old Testament Study – Science – Some General Comments We will bring to a close this section on science and the creation with the following comments: To begin, it must be always remembered that the goals, subject matter and points of view of science and the Bible differ completely. The natural sciences study the universe […]

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Geology and Origins

Old Testament Study – Geology and Origins What then of the geological problem? For the most part the controversy centers around questions concerning the age of the earth and is, in fact, largely a creation of the theologian.   In the 17th century an Irish bishop by the name of Ussher, in an attempt to determine […]

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Science and Scripture

Old Testament Study – Science and Scripture We come now to an issue which must be addressed, however briefly: the problem of the relationship between science and scripture. This is a highly controversial topic, which has generated volumes of discussion, and will undoubtedly continue to do so in the future, but for now I will […]

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Science and Scripture: Do They Agree?

SCIENCE AND SCRIPTURE DO THEY AGREE ? Modern science has shaped a new earth, or so it seems, and promises next to transform the heavens. Beyond many of the fondest dreams of the past, science and technology have changed man’s existence physically, socially and intellectually. For some reason, the explosion of scientific knowledge seems to […]

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God Did Not Create Evil

God Did Not Create Evil By J. T. Fuller Did God create everything that exists? Does evil exist? Did God create evil? A University professor at a well known institution of higher learning challenged his students with this question. “Did God create everything that exists?” A student bravely replied, “Yes he did!” “God created everything?” The […]

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Women “Should Remain Silent” – A Study of 1 Corinthians 14:34-35

Women “Should Remain Silent” – A Study of 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 Joseph Tkach   In 1 Corinthians 14:34-35, Paul wrote: “As in all the congregations of the saints, women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says. If they want to inquire […]

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Where Did Cain Get His Wife?

Where Did Cain Get His Wife? Stephen Caesar One of the most frequent questions skeptics ask is, “Where did Cain get his wife?” The answer appears in Genesis 5:4: “And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years: and he begat sons and daughters.” During his long lifetime, Adam begat […]

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Are Christians Spiritual Jews?

ARE CHRISTIANS ‘SPIRITUAL JEWS’? BY DANIEL L. SEGRAVES   Question Posted: What are your views on the Biblical doctrine of Christians as “spiritual Jews”? A confusion of the church and Israel re sults from failure to strictly rely on a literal hermeneutic*, and it results in a blurring of the distinctions between dispensations, a confusion […]

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Was Jesus Born On December 25?

WAS JESUS BORN ON DECEMBER 25? BY DR. BILL JONES   Over the years, there have been many who have objected to observing the birth of Jesus on December 25. Let us say at the beginning that we do not think that the critical issue is the date on the calendar. Regardless of how the […]

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Where is Purgatory Mentioned in the Bible?

Where is Purgatory mentioned in the Bible? By Thomas Westen This answer to this question does not require a treatise on Purgatory. For a discussion of this subject, we refer the reader to our free pamphlet “WHAT HAPPENS AFTER DEATH?” Perhaps no one point of Catholic belief is so widely misunderstood and misrepresented as this […]

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Could Jesus Have Sinned? Part 2 The Infinite Knowledge of God

COULD JESUS HAVE SINNED? PART II THE INFINITE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD BY ELDER JAMES L. GROCE   Pastor of Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle Molino, FL Feb. 10, 2001 Somewhere, in the limited understanding of man, there arose the misconception that God who is omniscient, all knowing, in order to be able to truly relate to man […]

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Was The Writer Luke a Jew or Gentile?

Was The Writer Luke a Jew or Gentile? Thomas S. McCall, Th.D.   Introduction As we speak and teach the Word, we often mention that the whole Bible is a Jewish book, and that all the writers of the Bible, Old and New Testaments, were Jews. Frequently, someone asks the question, “What about Luke, wasn’t […]

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Bible Question Box

Bible Question Box By Bill Townley Jr. In Ephesians 6:13-17 we read of the Christians armor, including “the breastplate of righteousness” (v. 14), but in Thessalonians 5:8 d it is designated “the breastplate of faith and love.” What is the reason for this difference? It seems that the Apostle in 1 Thessalonians 5: 8 is […]

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Should Christians Keep the Sabbath?

Should Christians Keep the Sabbath (Saturday)? Chuck Smith   Q: I have a friend who is a Seventh—Day Adventist. He says that God will reject me for not going to church on Saturday. What does the Bible say? A: I’m glad the Bible doesn’t say what your friend says. In Romans 14 Paul said that […]

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