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Posts by Dan Jenkins

Wherefore and Therefore; “What-for” and “There-for”

Sometimes we struggle to find the greatest benefit from reading the Bible and understanding what is being said. It may be because we are reading it too fast and not noticing the impact of individual words being used. An illustration can be found in slowing down and asking why the words “wherefore” and “therefore” are found and why they are there. The…

Words—the Basis of Faith

Paul’s words to young Timothy were so descriptive of the trials he would have to face. Those verses in 1 Timothy 4 were given to Timothy because of what was happening. The gospel was soon to be preached to every creature under heaven, and the future of the church was so promising. Paul warned Timothy that the Holy Spirit of God had…

And the Word Was God and More!

Sometimes individuals ask as to why we have four different accounts of the life of Jesus. Why did God not simply reveal in one book all that Jesus did? One of the reasons is that each of the gospels has a different audience and a different purpose as they write. Luke’s audience was Theophilus, whom he addresses as “most excellent.” This was…

Living Without Partiality

We sing the words, “O to be like Thee, blessed Redeemer…” but we all struggle to be godly, to be like God. One attribute of God is that He treats all men alike, there is no partiality in Him. Absolutely no partiality! Read these words from both testaments that proclaim His impartiality. “For the Lord your God is God of gods and…