Daily Archives: September 14, 2015

MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE BIBLE (HOMES FOR THE WEALTHY)

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HOMES FOR THE WEALTHY 

The difference between the homes of the wealthy and of the poor lay in the provision of a courtyard. At the lowest level this was simply an enclosure added onto the house. But the Continue reading MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE BIBLE (HOMES FOR THE WEALTHY)

SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY “FORGIVENESS AND ACCEPTANCE” (2 CORINTHIANS 2: 1-11)

bible_0_0“No,” I said to myself, “I won’t do it. I’ll not make them unhappy with another painful visit. For if I make you sad, who is going to make me Continue reading SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY “FORGIVENESS AND ACCEPTANCE” (2 CORINTHIANS 2: 1-11)

HOW CAN PAUL’S WORDS BE INSPIRED IF HE SAYS HE IS MERELY GIVING HIS OWN OPINION? (1 CORINTHIANS 7:12)

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Problem: In two places in 1 Corinthians (7:12, 40), the Apostle Paul seems to imply that he is writing on his own authority, not the Lord’s. Continue reading HOW CAN PAUL’S WORDS BE INSPIRED IF HE SAYS HE IS MERELY GIVING HIS OWN OPINION? (1 CORINTHIANS 7:12)