Monthly Archives: November 2016

No excuses for not following Jesus: A study of Luke 9:59-62 in Greek and English

Luke 9:59-62 And He said to another, “Follow Me.” But he said, “Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.” 60 But He said to him, “Allow the dead to bury their own dead; but as for you, go … Continue reading

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An important resource for sharpening one’s skills in the study of God’s Word: the theological journal

Introduction: Studying God’s Word is aided in increasing measure as one considers important points as:  1. Understanding the context 2. Theology of the passage 3. Pertinent questions raised by past interpreters 4. Bridging of any cultural practices or figures of … Continue reading

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Conclusion: Why God is still a good God in light of His commands to “wipe-out” the Canaanites in the Book of Joshua

Note: The reader is invited to view a more concise version of this post by the same title at http://www.growingchristianresources.com Introduction: The last few posts have been dedicated to addressing a persistent apologetic issue that deals with skeptical attacks on … Continue reading

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Part Three: Why God is still a good God in light of His commands to “wipe-out” the Canaanites in the Book of Joshua

Note: The reader can find a shorter version of this post at the other blogsite – http://www.growingchristianresources.com Introduction and Review: The last two posts have aimed to offer a response to those who accuse Yahweh of being a “moral monster” … Continue reading

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Part Two: Why God is still a good God in light of His commands to “wipe-out” the Canaanites in the Book of Joshua

Introduction: Today we continue in our current series on how to answer the criticisms often leveled against the God of the Bible and the commands given to “wipe-out” the Canaanites in the book of Joshua. In the last post we … Continue reading

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Part One: Why God is still a good God in light of His commands to “wipe-out” the Canaanites in the Book of Joshua

Note: To see a shorter version of this post, the reader is invited to explore the other blogsite at – http://www.growingchristianresources.com/2016/11/part-one-why-god-is-still-good-god-in.html Introduction: Whenever one reads through the narratives of Deuteronomy, Joshua and Judges, do the Divine commands for the Hebrews to … Continue reading

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