But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Wednesday, 10 July 2019 21:00

The Adventures of Adam Raccoon

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Available from Three Sixteen Publishing (the same publishing house that produced the Preacher’s Bible and the NASB Children’s Edition), The Adventures of Adam Raccoon is a delightful book collection of fictional stories for young children. In this series, the main character, “Adam...

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Tuesday, 25 June 2019 21:00

Gender Catechism

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Today marks four years since the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges case that became a major turning point in the United States. This U.S. Supreme Court decision, requiring states to grant licenses to, and officially recognize, “same-sex marriage” (more accurately called “same-sex mirage&rd...

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I greatly sympathize with parents who struggle with personal Bible study. For some, there is so much to do in the day that not even a twenty-fifth or twenty-sixth hour would provide relief. For others, the cost of accessing quality study resources likes theology books and commentaries (beyond the...

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Monday, 13 May 2019 19:14

A Teaching Outline for the Book of Jonah

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“You know, this is not really a book about Jonah. It’s not really a book about a big fish. It’s a book about God, isn’t it? It’s about God’s sovereignty.”[1] So says expositor Derek Thomas concerning this short, four-chapter, minor prophet. And he’s...

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Tuesday, 30 April 2019 21:00

A Teaching Outline for the Book of Ecclesiastes

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Ask any expositor about the book of Ecclesiastes and he will probably tell you it is among the more difficult books to teach. At first glance, much of it appears to be little more than a riddle wrapped in an enigma. Perhaps that is one reason that it is studied so little. On the other hand, perhaps...

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Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as “Dr. Seuss” (and lesser-known pronounced as “Zoice”) stands as one of the most read and best-selling authors of all time.[1] Having written over sixty children’s books and selling over 600 million copies, he is beloved by...

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Tuesday, 09 April 2019 03:18

2 John Study Guide Now Available

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How should Christians respond to false teachers?Are truth and love mutually exclusive?What is the biblical definition of love?What is Gnosticism?Is the Antichrist at work in the world today?How important is an accurate Christology?What are the consequences of aiding false teachers?Are there times...

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Although it was first published in 2007, it wasn’t until around 2015 that I was first introduced to The Jesus Storybook Bible as an option for my kids. At that time, my older son and I had worked our way through several other children’s storybook Bibles, and I was excited for this to be...

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Monday, 25 March 2019 22:07

A Teaching Outline for the Book of Micah

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The name “Micah” means “Who is Like Yahweh?” and a study of his written prophecy makes the answer even more obvious than it already is: no one. Over the course of three messages (as marked off by the keyword “hear,” cf. Mic. 1:2, 3:1, 5:1), Micah demonstrated the...

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Sunday, 17 March 2019 22:11

Old, Restless, and Reformed (Part 2)

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In Part 1, we briefly considered the rise and ramifications of the Young, Restless, and Reformed movement. Today, we consider the results.

What comes to mind when you think about your mom's hairstyle from a couple decades ago? What about your dad's clothing? Your grandparents’ interior...

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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 21:20

New NASB Children's Edition Now Available

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In speaking of the New American Standard version of the Bible, John MacArthur says,

My language in preaching is the language of the NAS. I’ve been using the New American Standard Bible for probably the last forty years. It is the clearest, purest, word-for-word, formal equivalency edition in...

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Sunday, 10 March 2019 22:07

Old, Restless, and Reformed (Part 1)

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The widespread recovery of Reformed theology over the past two decades has left us with much for which to be thankful. God has blessed us beyond measure with godly men to bring about much-needed correction. John MacArthur has tilled the soil of our hearts with verse-by-verse expository preaching....

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Wednesday, 13 February 2019 20:55

A Teaching Outline for the Book of Hosea

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As one of the largest books of the Minor Prophets, Hosea stands as a monumental text, beloved not only by believers today, but clearly by the New Testament authors as well. Even a quick read through the book reveals that it serves as the basis for much of New Testament thought. For example, Paul...

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Tuesday, 05 February 2019 04:46

Greater Than Aaron Now Available on Amazon

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Just last week I released my second book entitled, Greater Than Aaron: The Supremacy of Christ’s Limited Atonement (which can be purchased here: https://www.amazon.com/Greater-Than-Aaron-Supremacy-Atonement/dp/1793957479). Available in both paperback and Kindle editions, this book is a...

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imageLooking for seminary-caliber instruction for a fraction of the cost? In expanding its influence and furthering the spiritual growth of believers, The Master's Seminary now offers online, low-cost, classroom training for both leaders and lay people alike, in what is called the "Institute for Church...

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Two news stories (one from last year, and one from this year) gaining U.S. national attention provide us with yet another example of the cultural schizophrenia exhibited in our post-modern times.

The first is a story picked up by news outlets a few months ago. According to the latest data, the year...

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Friday, 04 January 2019 14:19

A Teaching Outline for the Book of Amos

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“A lion has roared! Who will not fear? The Lord God has spoken! Who can but prophesy?” So wrote the prophet Amos, concerning the message he had for the Northern Kingdom of Israel (cf. Amos 3:8). Like most of the Apostles, Amos had no theological credentials (cf. Amos 7:14). He was not a...

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Monday, 17 December 2018 20:28

When Education Lacks a Telos (Ecclesiastes 1:12-18)

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What's the point of education?

For many, the answer is purely materialistic: learn so you can have a good career; get a good career so you can make a lot of money; make a lot of money...

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Sunday, 02 December 2018 21:18

Help From the God Who Hates (Psalm 5)

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Does God hate anything? Does God hate anyone? If you were to ask the average person, the answer would be a resounding and emphatic “No!” Despite the fact that passages like Romans 9:13 explicitly state, “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated” (emphasis mine), the concept of...

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Monday, 26 November 2018 20:13

Ephesians Study Guide Now Available

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When did God choose whom He would save?How do the Persons of the Trinity work together in salvation?Is the Pope really the head of the Church?Are unbelievers spiritually dead?Why are there no longer any apostles or prophets today?What is dispensationalism?What kind of jokes are ungodly?What is a...

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Friday, 23 November 2018 21:32

A Teaching Outline for the Book of Obadiah

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As the shortest book in the Old Testament, one would think that Obadiah would be among the more familiar passages of Scripture. Sadly, such is not the case. And because Obadiah was preaching primarily to an ancient pagan nation (one of only two minor prophets who did so—the other being...

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Friday, 28 September 2018 21:42

A Teaching Outline for the Book of Joel

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A study of the book of Joel reveals that this prophet provides a foundational text not only for understanding future events, but also for understanding other passages of Scripture, since it is a text upon which even other prophets rely (cf. Amos 5:18, Ezek. 30:20, et. al.).

When the Kingdom of Judah...

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(Note: This is Part 4 of the current series. Parts 1, 2, and 3 can be found here, here, and here).

"Where's the beef?" Such was the catchphrase for a 1984 advertisement put out by the fast-food restaurant chain Wendy's. In that commercial, Wendy's compared their hamburger patty (which was portrayed...

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