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By Christians Around The Net by: Tom Huff | Several Articles on Christianity

Luke’s commission of the 70

Seventy Apostles (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>The <b>seventy disciples</b> or <b>seventy-two disciples</b> (known in the Eastern Christian tradition as the <b>Seventy</b> …

Theology

The Conversion of Paul the Apostle

the Conversion of Saul on the road to Damascus as painted by Michelangelo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>The <b>Conversion of Paul the Apostle</b>, was, according …

Theology

The Great Commission

Resurrection of Christ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>The <b>Great Commission</b> of Christianity is the instruction of the resurrected Jesus Christ to his …

Theology

Little Commission

Papyrus 110 recto (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p><b>Matthew 10</b> is the tenth chapter in the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament section of the Christian …

Theology

The Holy Seventh Day of God Covenant

The Christian religious organizations of the world mainly preach that there is the Old and New Covenant, but the Bible talks about several other …

Faith

PAUL’S THORN IN THE FLESH

Rembrandt – Apostle Paul – WGA19120 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>PAUL’S THORN IN THE FLESH<p>What was the “thorn in the flesh” to which Paul makes reference …

Theology

CAIN’S WIFE

CAIN’S WIFE<p>This has to be one of the most frequently asked questions we get here at Blue Letter Bible. More likely than not, Cain married one of his …

Marriage

JACOB AND MAGIC

JACOB AND MAGIC<p>In Genesis 30:37ff, how did Jacob’s placement of rods of poplar, almond, and chestnut cause the sheep to give birth to speckled …

Faith

IS GAMBLING SINFUL?

IS GAMBLING SINFUL? Is gambling sinful? No, not in and of itself, but it can be. Some Christians will disagree with gambling on the grounds that …

Faith

ELISHA, TWO BEARS, AND FORTY-TWO KIDS

ELISHA, TWO BEARS, AND FORTY-TWO KIDS<p>2 Kings 2:23-24 is a fascinating and in some ways worrisome passage, especially as it is represented in many …

Faith

Nine Views of Creation – 6 Science-Based Methods – 2 Exegetically Based Methods

creation of man (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>Everybody these days, it seems, has a different take on the Creation Account. The scientific community once …

Theology

Four Views on the Millennium – Conclusion

So what should be concluded from all of this? Before coming to a dogmatic millennial perspective, the lone fact that so many well-intentioned and …

Theology

Four Views on the Millennium – Part 4 – Amillennialism

<b>Definition:</b><p>The amillennialist believes that the Kingdom of God was inaugurated at Christ’s resurrection (hence the term “inaugurated millennialism”) …

Theology

Four Views on the Millennium – Part 3 – Postmillennialism

<b>Definition:</b><p>The postmillennialist believes that the millennium is an era (not a literal thousand years) during which Christ will reign over the earth, …

Faith

Four Views on the Millennium – Part 2 – Historical Premillennialism

<b>Definition:</b><p>Historical premillennialists place the return of Christ just before the millennium and just after a time of great apostasy and …

Theology

Four Views on the Millennium – Part 1 – Dispensational Premillennialism

<b>Definition:</b><p>Dispensational premillennialists hold that Christ will come before a seven-year period of intense tribulation to take His church (living …

Faith

Four Views on the Millennium – Introduction – What Is the Millennium in Question?

When Christians discuss their millennial views, they are speaking of their interpretation of the much debated passage in Revelation 20:1-10 — …

Faith

The Kingdom of God

Reference to “the kingdom of God” (also known as “the kingdom of heaven“) appears throughout the Synoptic Gospels — Matthew, Mark, and Luke — and …

Faith

Hell

Judgment Day scales in stained glass (Photo credit: Joel Abroad)<p>If it is God’s sincere desire that everyone come to know Him why did He create hell …

Faith

Tom Huff's

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.<br>1 John 3 KJV <br>http://bible.com/1/1jn.3.18.KJV<p>Whoso loveth …

History

The Sabbath and the Lord’s Day

There are several reasons that we, as Christians, celebrate the Sabbath on the first day of the week. Some Scriptural basis for it can be found in …

Theology

Fruitful Multiplication

In Genesis 1:28, God commands His creature (man) to be fruitful and multiply. This is mandated from the Creation and so, stands wholly apart from the …

Faith

The Christian and Doctrine

<b>Why should we study Scripture and doctrine?</b><p>“If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” — Psalms 11:3<p>If we have no solid base, if …

Faith

Remarriage after Divorce

According to Scripture, if a marriage partner commits adultery, can the injured partner remarry or should they stay single? Ideally, divorce, even in …

Divorce

The Believer’s Relationship to the Mosaic Covenant

At the Blue Letter Bible, we consistently receive questions on tithing, on which,if any, of the often “strange” Levitical laws (e.g., Do not weave …

Faith

Did Jesus Go to Hell?

I believe in God, the Father Almighty,<br>the Creator of heaven and earth,<p>I believe in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord,<br>who was conceived of the Holy …

Theology

The Three Days and the Three Nights

For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. …

Theology

Lambert Dolphin :: Jesus’ Death: Six Hours of Eternity on the Cross

A superficial reading of the gospel narratives concerning the death of Jesus will show that He was nailed to the cross at 9 o’clock in the morning, …

Theology

An Identification of Christ Via Man’s Redemption

From nearly the beginning of man’s existence, he has been a polluted creature. From the moment Adam gave his nature over to rebellion, man’s …

History