Finding God

by Don Bunting “If you want to find God … look inside your own heart.” Really? It is often suggested that the path to truth and knowing God is to look deep within yourself, to search your own mind and feelings. I believe it is important for us to know ourselves and be honest about…

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The Atheist’s Motives

Text: Proverbs 4:20-27   I.         Consider the offer             A.        Atheism offers                         1.         No absolute morality. Everything is subjective.                         2.         No meaning to your life. Life is just a span of time, where you suffer for a while before you are squished into oblivion.                         3.         No hope about your future.             B.        Christianity offers                         1.         A clear, absolute morality with guidelines                         2.         There is a…

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Is the heart the same thing as the mind?

Question: The brethren here have been asking about the mind and heart in reference to salvation. When one believes from the heart, is it the same thing as the mind doing it? Some passages say the heart does something and other passages say the mind does them. Answer: “Jesus said to him,” ‘You shall love…

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Does sin start in the heart or can we blame the influence of others?

Question: Based on Matthew 15:19 and James 1:13-15, does all sin begin in the hearts and minds of people? When thinking about a possible transgression, should we put our desires and motives under consideration? Should we blame any outside influence or are our sinful hearts the greater concern when it comes to sin? Answer: “For…

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The Deceitful Heart

by Daniel H. King Sr. via Guardian of Truth XXXIX: 2 p. 22-23, January 19, 1995 The prophet Jeremiah’s life and the unique experiences which he had with Israel, offered him a “laboratory” to study the workings of the human heart. God had entrusted him with a message of dismay, desolation, and destruction for the land of…

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