Tags: Effect

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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Different Ways People Use The Idea Of "having Faith"

Let’s talk about God today. He’s a great subject, isn’t He? Do you think that announcement will grab a lot of listeners by the ears and get them to listen?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that what they believe about God can make a profound difference in their lives.

Let’s talk about God today. He’s a great subject, isn’t He? Do you think that announcement will grab a lot of listeners by the ears and get them to listen?

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How Faith And Facts And Evidence Affect Your Relationship With God

How does Hebrews 11 develop? What is the author doing?

Does it seem strange that the first example the writer gives is about creation and not about people?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see that the first four words of Genesis are among the most important in the entire Bible.

How does Hebrews 11 develop? What is the author doing?

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Background On Hebrews Chapter 11

Someone has said that reading the Bible resembles reading someone else’s mail. If you were going to read letters written by John Adams who lived in the new United States at the end of the 18th century, you’d want to

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that it has never been easy to believe.

Someone has said that reading the Bible resembles reading someone else’s mail. If you were going to read letters written by John Adams who lived in the new United States at the end of the 18th century, you’d want to know something about him and you’d also want to know something about the people to whom he was writing. What was his situation?

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The Foundational Ideas Of Christianity

What do you think they are talking about when they say they are “believers”?

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize the power of a biblical idea.

Does it disturb you that many people who say they are born-again Christians appear to know almost nothing about the Christian faith?

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The Ideas Involved In The Christian Faith

What do you think they are talking about when they say they are “believers”?

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize the power of a biblical idea.

Does it disturb you that many people who say they are born-again Christians appear to know almost nothing about the Christian faith?

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The Danger Of Listening To Other "voices" That Lead Us Away From God

IDEA: The Ten Commandments by themselves cannot transform us.

PURPOSE: To help listeners see how they need both God’s Word and God’s Spirit to live a vital spiritual life.

Years ago a young man in a Sunday school class in Dallas had memorized long passages of the Scripture. He was quite impressive. The young man was arrested for breaking and entering a store. He assaulted the owner and stole the money in the cash register. Would you conclude from this that memorizing the Bible doesn’t do you any good?

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Spiritual Hearing Loss

Years ago a young man in a Sunday school class in Dallas had memorized long passages of the Scripture. He was quite impressive. The young man was arrested for

PURPOSE: To help listeners see how they need both God’s Word and God’s Spirit to live a vital spiritual life.

Years ago a young man in a Sunday school class in Dallas had memorized long passages of the Scripture. He was quite impressive. The young man was arrested for breaking and entering a store. He assaulted the owner and stole the money in the cash register. Would you conclude from this that memorizing the Bible doesn’t do you any good?

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