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The Woman of Samaria & the Seventh Man

The Son of God was not afraid to place Himself in a racist and sexist situation. By meeting with the woman at the well of Sychar, He created an opportunity to demonstrate the total absence of ethnic or gender bias on His part.

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Chronology of Paul’s Association with Corinth

Between 51 AD and 65 AD Paul makes several visits to Corinth to take care of issues in the church.

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Paul: Categorical Sufferings

Although Paul suffered greatly for his faith, these things did not concern him. He just wanted to be faithful to the ministry the Lord Jesus entrusted to him.

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Cornelius: The Generous Gentile

The salvation of Cornelius is a pivotal point in the New Testament. His story takes place about a decade after the resurrection and ascension of Jesus. His conversion affirms the inclusion of all nations in the Kingdom of God.

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Moses: Encountering the Burning Bush

After four centuries of servitude and affliction by the Egyptians, the scene at the burning bush proves God has not forgotten His promises to His people.

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Timothy: Paul’s Son in the Faith

The name Timothy means “valued by God” or “one who honors God.” Paul views Timothy as a brother and a co-worker. He consistently commends him.

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Herodias: Role Model from Hell

When John the Baptist fearlessly confronts Herod regarding his illegal marriage to Herodias, she is furious and seeks his life.

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Martha: Priorities Matter

Scripture says Jesus loves Martha, Mary and Lazarus (John 11:5). He seems to have a closer relationship with them than any other family members and uses His conversations as teaching tools.

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Titus: Mentoring and Ministry

Titus is first mentioned in Galatians 2:1-3 when he went with Paul to Jerusalem to help settle the question of Gentile conversion. He may have been a convert of Paul, for Paul calls him a “true son after the faith” (Titus 1:4).

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Bathsheba and David: Sexual Theft

While we stand in awe of David’s accomplishments, we must look closely at the circumstances which marked the beginning of his downward spiral in leadership. After successfully reigning in Jerusalem for twelve years, we are suddenly confronted with a story of adultery, deception, temptation, cruelty, treachery and murder.

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