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Jul 7, 2006
Be an Answer to Someone Else's Prayer “Lord, please help Granddad come to know you.” This was the frequent request during the children’s nightly prayers. Granddad, a retired major from the US Army,...
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Jul 7, 2006
Bad News/Good News This is the gospel presentation for which Larry Moyer and EvanTell are best known. BAD NEWS 1.  You are a sinner. “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God”...
Spiritual Life
Jul 7, 2006
Jason Shepherd
Are You Using the Right Stuff? I once learned a valuable lesson while trying to cook my first meal on a camping trip. I was assigned to be the “camp cook” for an outing. I prepared myself for this noble task...
Public Square
Jul 7, 2006
Kent D. Berghuis
Are the terrorist attacks on America an indication that the return of Christ is near? Anxieties drive people to read biblical prophecies as if they were guidebooks to contemporary events. We have an innate apocalyptic impulse and a desire to know the future. It...
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Jul 7, 2006
Antidotes for Spiritual Amnesia As I took the old, rusty plug from the knickknack shelf, the memories returned. As rookie missionaries in Brazil, we had just completed a retreat with 15 seminarians in the...
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Jul 7, 2006
Thomas L. ConstableThomas L. Constable
An Overview of 2 Timothy Theme:Effective Church Leadership Date: Following his first Roman imprisonment and subsequent release, Paul ended up in the capital of the empire as a prisoner again (2 Tim....
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Jul 7, 2006
Alive vs. Living IT’S ONE OF MY FAVORITE dramatic scenes of all time. A ragged band of young men wait to hear what the nobles will have them do: negotiate and go home or charge. Then the...
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Jul 7, 2006
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Jul 7, 2006
A Story of Faithfulness “Miraculous”—that’s what Dr. Imad Shehadeh (ThM, 1986; ThD, 1990), president of Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary (JETS), calls the long-awaited...
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Jul 7, 2006
Reg GrantReg Grant
A Star Is Born The businessman stood alone, looking out onto an empty baseball field. His son had been the star of a game played on that field only a few hours earlier. Yet the businessman, the...
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Jul 7, 2006
Timothy J. RalstonTimothy J. Ralston
A Song for Every Day Last year Dr. Timothy Ralston wrote a Kindred Spirit review of a book on the twelve days of Christmas. It generated a lot of interest. So, after further study, he tells us what he...
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Jul 7, 2006
John W. Reed
A Shepherd's Song My name is Heber and I'm a shepherd on the night watch.  I don't have an honored position in society.  The only ones lower than us shepherds are lepers. We have a reputation for...
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Jul 7, 2006
A Parent's Gift: Developing a Healthy Attitude Toward Work in Your Children “Jennifer, I would like you to clean your room and vacuum the living room this afternoon.” “Oh, Mother, I would love to help. I know that your life is busy, and I would like...
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Jul 7, 2006
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
A Measure of Grace     Imagine you are a father and have taken your daughter to play the carnival game called the Hi Striker. To score points you sling a mallet so hard that a weight...
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Jul 7, 2006
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
A Glorious Dawn What do you see when you stand with your face to the sun? You see only the glorious light and not your shadow. As Easter draws near, we rejoice in the glorious light of...
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Jul 7, 2006
Donald P. RegierDonald P. Regier
A Chosen Child: The Mystery of Adoption The biblical doctrine of adoption has come alive for me. I no longer view it as dogma in a dusty book. I now see it as a joyous article of faith and life. I have begun to...
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Jul 7, 2006
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
…but by my Spirit, says the Lord. Most of us remember smiling at the story of the little boy who, when his mother told him to sit on a chair, insisted, “I may be sitting down on the outside but I’m standing up...
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Jul 7, 2006
Darrell L. BockDarrell L. BockJeffrey BinghamJeffrey Bingham
The Da Vinci Code

Two Dallas Seminary professors who participated in last year’s ABC special about The Da Vinci Code talk about the biblical text and church history.

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Jul 7, 2006
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Lord ... I Sure Need You. The longer I live the more I appreciate the simplicity of small children. I love to interact with my ten grandchildren—they keep me in stitches! Nothing is more precious (and...
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Jul 7, 2006
It's All Greek to Me

What does CSNTM stand for and why did Dr. Dan Wallace create it?

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Jul 7, 2006
Michael Card
Worship in the Wilderness The Christian life is hardly a state of being downright happy all the time. In fact the most common form of prayer in the psalms is the lament. Singer and songwriter Michael Card...
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Jul 7, 2006
Steve Spencer
Why Can’t I Change? “Why can’t I change?” This plaintive question occurs to many Christians, despairing over remnants of sinfulness in their lives. Long after conversion, when they...
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Jul 7, 2006
Marla DeShong Alupoaicei
Where’s Oscar? Like Oscar the Grouch and Oscar Meyer, Dr. Oscar López is a household name around Dallas Seminary. In this profile of a DTS professor known for his sense of humor, you’ll read...
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Jul 7, 2006
Karen G. GiesenKaren G. Giesen
Trust the Text

Dan Wallace (ThM, 1979; PhD, 1995), Dallas Seminary professor and founder of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, has staked his life on the reliability of the...