Real life Christian confession, Bible reading, study, and stuff

Real Christianity Confession Time: I had a terrible week last week. I encountered some adverse conditions and I became petulant, grumpy, irritable, and self-pitying. I forewent Bible reading, rationalizing that I was too upset and couldn't think just now. Of course, in adverse conditions, Bible reading is the first place one should go, not the …

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Can we interpret the Bible by finding out what this verse means to me?

Have you ever gone to a Bible study and either they use a curriculum or the Bible itself, and the teacher reads a passage and then opens it up for comments by saying "What does this verse mean to you"? What is happening here is the teacher is confusing interpretation and application. There's a book …

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Did God really say “You are precious to me, you are honored, and I love you”? Women’s ministries today

Sure, I walk around every day in Renaissance hair and a wedding dress clutching a crumpled leaf. FYI, read to the end regarding this very verse. Over these last ten and twenty years we have become used to women's ministers and Bible teachers preaching the consistent message of female empowerment of one sort or another. …

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