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3 John 1:15

3 John 1:15

3 John 1:15 – Peace be to you. The friends greet you. Greet the friends, each by name. On top of addressing the inconsistency in the numbering of this verse across the versions, we will also look at the value of a personal relationship that the apostles had with their brothers and sisters in Christ. Continue reading

2 Timothy 2:23

2 Timothy 2:23

2 Timothy 2:23 – Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. In this study we will examine what are stupid arguments and why we should avoid quarrels. Continue reading

Jeremiah 29:11

Jeremiah 29:11

Jeremiah 29:11 – For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. In this study we will side-step the long standing controversies about this well-known verse and instead look at it step by step and examine how this verse itself brings us hope for the future. Continue reading

Psalms 118:8

Psalms 118:8

Psalms 118:8 is a controversial verse with many sources claiming that it is the central verse of the Bible, and that it is the ‘center of God’s will’. Yet, with the advent of calculators and computers, it has been proven again and again this is nothing more than a myth. In this study, we will discuss a little about the controversy, and discuss the verse in its own right. Continue reading