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Category Archive: Exegesis

Exegesis - Hermeneutics

Jul 18 2012

What does "The LORD says to my Lord" mean?


A Psalm of David. The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool." (Psalms 110:1) This verse is seen five times in scripture (Psalms 110:1, Matthew 22:44, Mark 12:36, Luke 20:42, Acts 2:34). The first occurrence is in Psalms 110:1. To understand the meaning or context …

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Jun 25 2012

Is Our Salvation Secure?


In order to answer this question, we need to understand the issue of who does the saving and why.  If man is even partly responsible for the work in obtaining his own salvation, then salvation can be lost.  However, if God is wholly responsible for the work in securing our salvation, it cannot be lost. …

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May 22 2012

If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off


A number of years ago, I was reading an article about a Christian who was having trouble overcoming a sexual sin.  He was found profusely bleeding as he tried to hack off his sexual organ. Fortunately, he was found in time to be saved from bleeding to death. He apparently took  Matthew 5:29-30 literally which …

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Feb 27 2010

God’s Promises In The Bible


Christians are correct to rely on God’s promises and can rely on them with 100% certainty. If God made a promise, it WILL come to pass. There is nothing more certain than the reliability of God and His word. Yet, Christians are disappointed when something they relied on does not come to pass and sometimes …

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Feb 03 2010

What Sin Prevents Entrance Into Heaven?


A few years ago, I started attending a this new church.  The pastor that started the church had stepped down in retirement but was very active and taught bible studies.  I will say that I have never sat under a teacher that taught as he taught.  It was simply amazing in the way he taught.  …

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