What Does the Bible Say About...

A Series by Joseph Tkach, Michael Morrison, Paul Kroll, Ralph Orr and Grace Communion International

What Does the Bible Say About Wine and Alcohol Abuse?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
Many religious people believe that the Bible forbids any use of alcoholic beverages. But this is a distortion of the Bible and of ancient history. Although the Bible does not forbid alcohol, it does mention the abuse of alcohol. It is a serious social problem, and this series of articles addresses alcoholism, how it is treated, how we can avoid it, and the special needs of women.
What Does the Bible Say About Worship?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 22,890. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy
A series of articles about the differences between Old Testament worship and New Testament worship, and how that plays out in churches today, with different traditions and preferences.
What Does the Bible Say About Women in Church Leadership?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
In 2004, Grace Communion International began a thorough examination of women in church leadership positions, such as pastors. A careful study was done in Scripture, with special attention to certain key NT texts. Both complementarian and egalitarian scholars sometimes push the evidence further than is warranted. With a cautious approach, we concluded that women may serve as pastors.
What Does the Bible Say About the Sabbath?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About... · Old Testament Laws and Christians, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 24,280. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament
A systematic examination of each scripture about the Sabbath, with careful attention to what it says and what it does not say. Special attention is given to Genesis 1, the teachings of Jesus, and the practice of Paul. The book concludes with a summary chapter addressing the most common arguments. Conclusion: Christians are not required to observe the seventh-day Sabbath.
What Does the Bible Say About the Kingdom of God?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament
Sometimes Jesus talked about the kingdom of God as if it were already here, and sometimes he talked as if it were far in the future. Which is it, and how does it affect life right now? Another way to approach the question is to observe that Jesus preached about the kingdom of God, but his disciples preached about Jesus. Why this difference in focus, and why does it matter for us today?
What Does the Bible Say About Speaking in Tongues?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament
This collection of articles examines key biblical passages about speaking in tongues - Acts 2, 10, 1 Corinthians 14, and others. The Bible neither forbids nor requires tongues-speaking; tongues are sometimes inspired by God, and other times not. Suggestions are given as to how this unusual phenomenon may best be used.
What Does the Bible Say About the Old and New Covenants?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About... · Old Testament Laws and Christians, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament
Christians sometimes wonder why the Old Testament and New Testament are different. Some theologians stress similarity, but others stress differences. In this book, we examine every biblical occurrence of the Hebrew and Greek words for covenant. We also look at related subjects: "the law of Moses," whether tithing is commanded for Christians, and the role of the Ten Commandments in Christian ethics
What Does the Bible Say About Prophecy and the Millennium?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 20,840. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
Bible prophecy is an often-misunderstood and abused subject. How should we approach the topic - is there something that can give us an overview? What about the millennium, a topic that divides many scholars of equal ability and equal respect for Scripture? Is there any common ground for us all?
What Does the Bible Say About Suffering?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
If God is all-powerful and all-loving, why doesn't he do something about the pain and sorrow being experienced by the people he supposedly loves? How can he wipe hundreds of thousands of people out in earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and famines? Why doesn't he stop war, terrorism, and child abuse? Why doesn't he do something about the evil that lurks in the hearts of all of us? Well, he has.
What Does the Bible Say About War and Violence?
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Series: What Does the Bible Say About.... Price: Free! Words: 33,290. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Grace Communion International. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Ethics
The Bible does not prohibit believers from using force to stop evil aggressors. Ralph Orr examines the biblical evidence that is sometimes used by pacifists. He has a detailed study of the Old Testament, the Sermon on the Mount, and other relevant texts.