Is Cremation Biblical? – RESULTS

We took a survey here on PassionForTheWord on Monday. Bringing up a topic that I have frequently heard debate over. But what does the word say? Often times, we make decisions based on popular vote or opinion. In fact, these results may persuade your decision if that were your only rule by which you measure… but what about God’s Word?

Take a look at these results after surveying 105 people…

Continue reading below to see what people who were unsure wrote in for their answer.

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“FEAR NOT” 365 TIMES IN THE BIBLE? REALLY?

I have heard for many years in the church that the Bible says “fear not” 365 times…..one time for every day of the year.

In 30 years of preaching I probably said it without checking it out because it was just a cool thought.

Well here’s the real story, I did check it out….it’s not there 365 times!  Not even close to 365.

But does it really matter?

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WHAT DOES THAT VERSE MEAN?

Ever read a tough Bible verse and can’t figure out what it means?

What do you do to figure it out it’s meaning?

Google?

Sadly , Google is becoming the most common used commentary for people who don’t understand a Bible verse.


There are plenty of Bible verses that we read and don’t know what to do next with the mystery of a passage.

We have to have some plan.

I have some help for you and it’s very simple.

 

Here are some thoughts through the ages on how to get meaning from a passage.

It is simple but it’s profound.

 

This is the way I have read and studied the Bible

The second greatest resource you can have after a concordance is a THE TREASURY OF SCRIPTURE KNOWLEDGE.  It is ONE MILLION cross references on every verse of the Bible. It is the Thompson Chain Reference on steroids.  It is the greatest resource for interpreting a passage.  It interprets the Bible with the Bible.

 

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