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Posts by Dan Jenkins

Lifeless Idols or a Living God

The psalmist said of idols, “They have mouths, but they do not speak; Eyes they have, but they do not see; They have ears, but they do not hear; Noses they have, but they do not smell; They have hands, but they do not handle; Feet they have, but they do not walk; Nor do they mutter through their throat” (Psa. 115:4-7). What a…

The Foolishness of Idolatry

The most profound truths can so often be evaluated and understood by just using common sense. The reality is that God did not write the Bible in such a way that only the most scholarly could comprehend it. It was written for ordinary people with common sense. To see this, read these words from Mark about the profound teaching of Jesus. “And…

Jehovah’s Hyphenated Names

At the burning bush, Moses asked God what His name was. God gave His name. He was Jehovah (Ex. 3:14). God explains the meaning of that name. It means, “I AM” or “I AM WHO I AM” and emphasizes the eternal, unchanging nature of God. In the rest of the Bible, this name is tied to various qualities of God. The translators…

Three Ways to Always Defeat Satan

In last week’s bulletin, we showed that when Jesus ascended into heaven the power of Satan was amazingly diminished (read that bulletin or study Revelation chapter twelve to see how that occurred when there was war in heaven, and Satan was cast out). His power was so diminished that the Bible says that the life and death of Jesus destroyed his power…