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God’s promises are never hidden. But their fulfillment is.

Though God confounds human understanding in how he fulfills each of his promises, the promises themselves are plainly recorded in the Bible. Sometimes Christians claim to receive new promises directly from God through supernatural revelation. Other Christians claim to discover … Continue reading

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Faith is trust in all of the promises of God

In the Bible, faith is trust in all of the promises of God. Faith is not biblical when it emphasizes only a “subset” of biblical promises that match our personal interests, circumstances, or understanding. In the time of Jesus, some … Continue reading

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We will be his martyrs. For the Bible tells us so.

Martyrdom is not a special calling Jesus gives only to the apostles or to a small number of bold Christians at special moments in history. In fact, martyr is a common term in the Bible. It appears more than two … Continue reading

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