Fake News Is An Old Problem

Is it just me, or is it becoming harder to discern truth from fiction–especially in the news realm? We hear a lot about “fake news,” partial truth, and slanted facts. It’s almost like people want what they believe to become the truth for everyone else to believe. This isn’t a new problem. It’s been an issue for centuries. Check out[…]

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Christmas Questions – The People

This week we will look at a third question found in Luke 1. The first two were asked by Zechariah and Mary. Today’s question was asked by the people at the time Zechariah’s son was born. Remember, Zechariah wasn’t allowed to speak for nine months. When Elizabeth gave birth to a son, the people assumed he would be named after[…]

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Christmas Questions – Zechariah

Over the weeks leading up to Christmas, let’s spend time looking at three questions asked around the birth of Christ. (Read Luke 1:5-80). The first question we will examine was asked by Zechariah, the elderly priest who was on duty when an angel appeared and told him he and his wife Elizabeth were going to be parents.  At first, the[…]

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(A few more) Absurd Questions in the Bible

God has a way with rhetorical questions. Some of His questions carry more of a shock effect, while others make you pause and reflect. And, some of them make you shake your head and think, “Is He being serious? No way could that happen.”  Consider these two questions found in Isaiah 45:9: “Does the clay say to the potter .[…]

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(More) Absurd Questions in the Bible

Let’s look at a couple more “absurd” questions found in the book of Job. After Job spent time with his so-called comforters, God came on the scene and peppered Job with more than seventy questions. (Read Job 38-42). Remember, an absurd question often encourages a response of “No way!” However, God’s questions are more than absurd–they’re questions that were intended[…]

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