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A ministry dedicated to teaching the deeper truths of God's Word. Had enough spiritual milk? Hungering for spiritual meat? This is the place for you.

A ministry dedicated to teaching the deeper truths of God's Word. Had enough spiritual milk? Hungering for spiritual meat? This is the place for you.


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A ministry dedicated to teaching the deeper truths of God's Word. Had enough spiritual milk? Hungering for spiritual meat? This is the place for you.








You Are a Temple of God

"Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy — and that is what you are." (1 Corinthians 3:16-17) The Bible says your body is a temple, and that means you shouldn't smoke, drink or eat unhealthy food — right? In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we examine that claim in responding to comments from a vegetarian believer.


Why Do We Divide the Word?

"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15) Should Christians divide the Word of God? And if so, what does that even mean? In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we discuss methods and challenges in rightly dividing the Word.


The True Cost of Discipleship

"If anyone comes to Me, and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple. Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after Me cannot be My disciple … So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions. " (Luke 14:26-27,33) In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we learn the true cost of discipleship by tackling some of the hardest things to hear that our Lord Jesus...


Who's to Blame, Adam or Eve?

“For it was Adam who was first created, and then Eve. And it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being deceived, fell into transgression." (1 Timothy 2:13-14) Was Adam weak-minded for listening to his wife, Eve, and accepting her call to eat of the forbidden fruit? In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we explore an alternate interpretation.


Our Big Brother in Heaven

"Answering them, He said, 'Who are My mother and My brothers?' Looking about at those who were sitting around Him, He said, 'Behold My mother and My brothers! For whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother.'" (Mark 3:33-35) God is “our Father in heaven.” Christians are our “brothers and sisters in Christ.” In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we discuss the amazing realizations that follow from this understanding of God's family.


We Will Serve the Lord

“Now, therefore, fear the Lord and serve Him in sincerity and truth; and put away the gods which your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:14-15) Have you ever been...


Do This and You Will Live

"And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, 'Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?' And He said to him, 'What is written in the Law? How does it read to you?' And he answered, 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.' And He said to him, 'You have answered correctly; do this and you will live.'" (Luke 10:25-28) Every Christian knows the story of the...


The First Commission

"Jesus summoned His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every kind of disease and every kind of sickness … These twelve Jesus sent out after instructing them: 'Do not go in the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter any city of the Samaritans; but rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.'" (Matthew 10: 1, 5-6) Everyone knows the Great Commission. “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the...


Seven Surprising Facts About Christmas

Fact 1: No one knows for sure when Jesus was born. Fact 2: Christmas is not based on a pagan holiday. Fact 3: There’s no need to put the “Christ” back in “Xmas.” Fact 4: There’s no reason to believe there were only three wise men. Fact 5: Jesus wasn’t a newborn when the wise men reached Him. Fact 6: The gifts the wise men brought were symbolic and prophetic. Fact 7: Christmas reminds us that Jesus is the Messiah, the promised King of Kings. But it should also remind us of the promise that we...


Do Not Love the World

"Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world. " (1 John 2:15-16) The Bible commands: Do not love the world. But what does loving the world really mean? And what, exactly, should we be doing to avoid falling into that trap? In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we provide...


The Word of the Cross is Foolishness

"For the word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. " (1 Corinthians 1:18) Do you know your 'tenses' of salvation? If not, this 20-Minute Bible Study is for you.


Rewarder of Those Who Seek Him

"And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. " (Hebrews 11:6) We must have initial faith in Jesus Christ in order to be saved. But, crucially, we must also continue to believe throughout our lives that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we examine a passage from the Hebrews 'Hall of Faith' to better understand this truth.


He is Able to Save Forever

"Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them." (Hebrews 7:25) The above is a great verse to begin questioning your understanding of the words “salvation” or “save” when they appear in the Bible. These words can have different meanings other than just initial salvation (or salvation from hell). In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we demonstrate this with a closer look at the precise wording of scripture.


Confess with Your Mouth, Believe in Your Heart

"...if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved" (Romans 10:9) We are saved by grace through faith and not as a result of works. Yet in the above scripture, it says you must confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord to be saved. Isn’t that a work? In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we discuss and resolve this seeming contradiction.


The Adoption as Sons

"But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons." (Galatians 4: 4-5) The phrase most focus on from this passage, typically during the holiday season, is “God sent forth His Son, born of a woman.” This indeed ties in with the Christmas story nicely, but those with spiritual ears will hear clearly the phrase at the end of this passage, which has...


The Vine and the Branches

"I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned. " (John 15:5-7) In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we examine the True Vine metaphor for Jesus Christ and clear up a common misunderstanding about the verses in which it appears.


I Am the Door of the Sheep

"So Jesus said to them again, 'Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them. I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture. '" (John 10: 7-9) What did Jesus men when He called Himself a door? Who were the sheep of which He spoke? In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we answer these key questions, and more.


The Day of the Lord

"But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up. " (2 Peter 3:10) In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we dig into 2nd Peter and a prophecy about the end times.


Christ Died Once for All

"For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, so that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;." (1 Peter 3:18) In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we explore a foundational passage for the doctrine of Assurance. That is, the doctrine that teaches "once saved, always saved."


The Riches of the Glory of His Inheritance

"I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened, so that you will know what is the hope of His calling, what are the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints." (Ephesians 1:18) The Apostle Paul’s promise of inheritance should inspire great excitement in every Christian who reads of it. In this 20-Minute Bible Study, we explain why.