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These posts are biblical teachings looking at what does the Bible say, what does it mean, and how do we apply it to our every day lives.
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Why Community Is More Important Than You Think

Why Community Is More Important Than You Think | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
There's more at stake in regards to community than your preferences, but rather, a calling that The Lord has given you to be obedient to.
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How Can I Know I Am Saved? | Before The Cross

How Can I Know I Am Saved? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
We often question if we are really saved or not, but God doesn't want us to live this way and we can have assurance of our salvation through Jesus.
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Are You Living Your Life? | Before The Cross

Are You Living Your Life? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
Our identity is to be found in Christ alone. Are you living your life? Here's what the Bible says and how we often strive to live for something else.
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5 Practical Ways to Take a Sabbath | Before The Cross

5 Practical Ways to Take a Sabbath | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
In a culture that is constantly on the go, followers of Christ are called to stop each week to rest. Here are 5 practical ways to take a sabbath.
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The Bible is The Ultimate Authority | Before The Cross

The Bible is The Ultimate Authority | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
How do we learn what is right and wrong at the end of the day? Here is why the bible is the ultimate authority in our lives whether or not we believe.
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How to Find Contentment in God | Before The Cross

How to Find Contentment in God | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
I'm learning how to find contentment in God in all situations because when I'm not content, I'm telling God that He isn't enough. God will always be enough.
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7 Ways to Guard Your Heart | Before The Cross

7 Ways to Guard Your Heart | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
God calls us to keep our hearts with all vigilance because everything we do will flow from it. Do you do this? Here are 7 ways to guard your heart.
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Does God Need Us? | Before The Cross

Does God Need Us? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
I thought God depended on me. Too many years have been spent trying to appease God instead of pleasing God. Does God need us?
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Should Christians Welcome Persecution? | Before The Cross

Should Christians Welcome Persecution? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
Persecution is promised in the Bible for every Christian and as the culture continues to shift, we shouldn't be shocked. Here's how to respond.
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Are There Contradictions In The Bible? | Before The Cross

Are There Contradictions In The Bible? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
What can we really believe about Scripture when so many people claim that there are contradictions in the Bible? Here's a look at the importance of this.
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Is Marriage Only Between A Man And A Woman? | Before The Cross

Is Marriage Only Between A Man And A Woman? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
In a culture that practices same-sex and plural marriage, we must look to the Bible to define if marriage is between a man and a woman. Here's what it says.
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Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? | Before The Cross

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
Each year during this time we talk about Santa, elves, giving gifts to others, or maybe even the birth of Christ. How should christians celebrate Christmas?
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What Makes Christianity Unique? | Before The Cross

What Makes Christianity Unique? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
What makes Christianity unique from all other religions out there? There's a huge difference between what you can do versus what's already been done.
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How To Have Intimacy With God | Before The Cross

How To Have Intimacy With God | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
You can have an intimate relationship with Christ regardless of your situation or your sin. Here are two examples from Jesus on how He was intimate with us.
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Why Is Faith Without Works Dead? | Before The Cross

Why Is Faith Without Works Dead? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
Out of an overflow for what Jesus has done for us, how could we not have works following our faith? They both go together as we follow Jesus.
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Tithing in The New Testament | Before The Cross

Tithing in The New Testament | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
Tithing is popular for many reasons whether you love or hate it. Here's 5 things our giving should be when it comes to tithing in the new testament.
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How Can I Have Assurance of Salvation? | Before The Cross

How Can I Have Assurance of Salvation? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
We often question if we really have obtained salvation or not, but God doesn't want us to live this way and we can have assurance of our salvation.
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We Don't Have to Force Discipleship | Before The Cross

We Don't Have to Force Discipleship | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
Often times we feel like we have to force discipleship on other people, but this is not have Jesus modeled it for us in the Bible. How did He do it?
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Why Does a Good God Allow Bad Things to Happen? | Before The Cross

Why Does a Good God Allow Bad Things to Happen? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
As this question comes up, we have a tendency to forget who we are as we shake our fist at God and more importantly, forget who He is in the process.
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It's All Good | Before The Cross

It's All Good | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
As Christians we consistently need reminders that it's all good and that God works all things together for good for those who love Him through Jesus.
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Marriage Is One Flesh That No One Can Separate | Before The Cross

Marriage Is One Flesh That No One Can Separate | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
The Bible teaches a lot of about marriage and how it is one flesh. Here's what that means and how we can best protect and guard our marriage in our culture.
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Is Baptism Necessary For Salvation? | Before The Cross

Is Baptism Necessary For Salvation? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
This question has huge implications based on its answer. If it's necessary, then what was the point of Jesus? If it's not, then why is it even important?
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Why Is Repentance Important? | Before The Cross

Why Is Repentance Important? | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
When we don't repent or call people to repentance, we don't believe what Jesus did for us was enough and don't believe God knows better than us.
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Intolerance Is The New Tolerance | Before The Cross

Intolerance Is The New Tolerance | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
The new tolerance we are seeing now in today's culture actually reflects being intolerant. How should a follower of Christ handle tolerance today?
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How To Humble Yourself Before The Lord | Before The Cross

How To Humble Yourself Before The Lord | Before The Cross | Biblical Teachings | Scoop.it
Our culture typically treats humility in a negative way as a sign of weakness. As the Bible teaches on this, how do you humble yourself before the Lord?
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God Is.'s curator insight, December 22, 2013 9:08 AM

No more coincidences.. I was reading about humility yesterday in one of my Christian books I am currently enjoying...