Archive for the 'Life Stories' Category

How To Find The Best Translation Of A Bible Passage

By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, ‘and was not found because God had taken him'; for before he was taken he had this testimony, that he pleased God. But without faith it is

PURPOSE: To help listeners see the hope of those who walk by faith.

Have you ever had to translate from one language to another? What are the factors that you have to weigh?

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Why Did God Allow Some People In The Bible To Live So Long

“By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, ‘and was not found because God had taken him'; for before he was taken he had this testimony, that he pleased God. But without faith it is

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate the contribution genealogies in the Bible can make in our thinking.

Have you ever traced your family tree?

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Finding Inspiration From Our Ancient Biblical Ancestors

“By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, ‘and was not found because God had taken him'; for before he was taken he had this

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand that it is our trust and not our works that honors God.

Do you like to visit cemeteries? Why? Why not?

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Some Biblical Role Models Worthy Of Notice (part 1)

When you read the Bible, how much attention do you pay to the genealogies in the Bible?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see that beyond all else, God wants us.

When you read the Bible, how much attention do you pay to the genealogies in the Bible?

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Biblical Examples Of Those Who Left A Legacy Of Faith (part 1)

Thornton Wilder, in his play Our Town, paints a scene in a cemetery outside Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. The people in the cemetery talk to one another about

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate that we must come to God in His way, not our own.

Thornton Wilder, in his play Our Town, paints a scene in a cemetery outside Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. The people in the cemetery talk to one another about life as they had lived it while they were alive.

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Struggling With God (part 2)

Have you ever wondered how biblical writers got their insight?

God revealed it to them, of course, but do you think the insight just flashed into their heads?

PURPOSE: to help listeners realize that in what we give Him, God sees what is in our hearts.

Have you ever wondered how biblical writers got their insight?

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The Men And Women On God's Honor Roll Of Faith

Did they have an “honor roll” when you were in school?

What purpose is served in having an honor roll anywhere or at any time?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate the variety of men and women that God honors.

Did they have an “honor roll” when you were in school?

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