Author: Trent Hackney

Why do bad things happen to good people?

The following is from Dr. John Phillips explore the book on 2 Cor 1:4-5 “Paul speaks next of the strength of our comfort (2 Cor. 1:4b-5). There is, for instance, its overflow: “that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God” (1:4b). “The question is often asked: “Why do bad things happen to good people?” The question assumes that the calamities of life are all necessarily bad and that “good” people are really as good as they seem. Neither of the assumptions are necessarily valid....

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The Husband’s Biblical Role In Marriage

The following is by Dr. Terry Coomer of Hope Biblical Counseling Center. “Ephesians 5:21-33, Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing. Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he...

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Repentance

Biblical Repentance – Repent Definition Repentance: g3341 (STRONGS). Greek – metanoia; from 3340; (subjectively) compunction (for guilt, including reformation); by implication, reversal (of (another’s) decision): – repentance. AV (24) – repentance 24; A change of mind, as it appears to one who repents, of a purpose he has formed or of something he has done. Before I dive into the doctrine of repentance let me just say that I am very aware of the importance of judging myself before judging anyone else and I try to walk in the light. In case you are wondering “who are you to...

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Knowing the Will of God in a Nutshell

Knowing the Will of God Part 1 For this lesson, we are going to read Romans 12:1-2. “1. I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. This passage is very important. God wants us to know his perfect will for our lives. That is why we are...

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What About Love?

What About Love? The following is published with permission Of David Cloud of Way of Life Literature. Updated January 10, 2009 (first published May 15, 1997)  When Bible-believing Christians take the Word of God and measure leaders, churches, denominations and movements today by it, ecumenical types invariably charge them with a lack of love. For example, a woman wrote to me and said: “You preach separatism. What about unity? You preach about heresy. WHAT ABOUT LOVE? … From what I have viewed on your website, you hold your views as high as the Bible itself. What you call ‘zeal...

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