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May 10, 2019
Dr. Craig Blomberg

The Disciples' Model Prayer

Does your prayer begin with a focus on God's attributes: his kingship, his holiness, his power? Is your prayer sincere or just rote memorization? Jesus himself modeled prayer for the disciples in Matthew 18:9-10.
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March 20, 2019
Dr. Robert Stein

Why does Paul write his letter to the Romans?

Why does Paul write a letter to the Romans? There are a number of reasons, not just a single one. One reason is that he wants to be assisted by them as he goes to Spain on a mission trip. But above all, he writes as the apostle to the Gentiles because of the grace that has been given to them, to write to establish them, and to make sure things are going well at the church in Rome because that’s his responsibility. He had a unique view of his apostleship.
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January 22, 2019
Dr. Bill Mounce

What do we learn through suffering?

Do you ever ask yourself, "why do I suffer?," "how long will my suffering last?," and "what does God want me to learn from suffering?" Dr. Bill Mounce teaches from I Peter on a biblical view of suffering. This is an excerpt from New Testament Survey Course, Lecture 28 on www.biblicaltraining.org. If would like to listen to the complete lecture click on the link at the bottom of this blog.
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December 21, 2018

Bible Survey, A Big Screen Perspective

Would you like to learn about the structure of your Bible and develop the skills necessary to manage the Bible’s content, purposes, and applications throughout your life? Would you like to be better equipped to share your faith with others? Dr. Bert Down's Bible Survey is a 10 session, free online Bible class that will give you a broad survey of the Old Testament and New Testament.
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December 11, 2013

Is there a contradiction between Paul's actions in Acts 9 and what he writes in Galatians 1?

A problem for interpretation and for harmonization involves the superficial contradiction between Acts 9 in which Paul moves about freely in Jerusalem, staying with the Apostles, speaking boldly in the name of the Lord, talking and debating with the Hellenistic, or Grecian Jews. Where as in Galatians 1 he writes, “I was personally unknown” to the churches of Judea that are in Christ they only heard the report of the man who formally persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy. On more careful inspection, the supposed contradiction dissolves.
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