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This ministry has three blog sites, "Faith Bible Ministries," "Faith Bible Ministries Blog;" and "Faith Video Ministries Inc."
This blog site, “Faith Video Ministries Inc.” will contain short teaching videos in June of 2016.
The next blog site, "Faith Bible Ministries," presents a few very lengthy and thorough examinations concerning "Faith," and tools for "Rightly Dividing the Word of God."
And the last blog site, "Faith Bible Ministries Blog," contains over 200 teaching articles on many different biblical subjects.
Faith Bible Ministries Blog ~ An Online Study of the Bible
This is a response to an email from one of my friends, Let us call him Mr. A. Mr. A, I hope you are doing well. Maybe I can clarify this matter a little more than I have in the past. The word “blasphemy” is to lie about someone or something in a negative […]
Introduction Within our current generation, due to this Ghandi like presentation of Christ, wherein pacifism is the standard; how easy it is to demand that people not use discernment, biblically speaking, judgment; which appears to be so hard-hearted, it appears so unkind. “Let each man stand before his God,” is heard as an excuse to […]
(See the end of this article for more funny illustrations of this point) In a culture and time that critical thinking skills are no longer taught in our educational system when considering subjects as serious as self-esteem, we need to consider this subject in the light of context (the environment of the subject) and application […]
Introduction During the time covered in the book of Judges in the Old Testament, is a time prior to Israel having a King; when God set up judges to rule over the land and fulfill His Will for the nation of Israel. There would be coming a day that God would choose a King, […]
User Info The Problem of Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ Word Studies ~ and Greek Dictionaries Question: “May i ask a simple question, what would the writer of this article suggest for home studies of Greek and Hebrew, words and meaning what would be the most accurate one to buy” …. There […]
On one of those lazy sunny summer afternoons, I was sitting in the recliner in our backyard, simply enjoying the calm and pleasant silence. I had opened our chicken’s run and allowed the four of them to free range in our backyard. They happily scratched in the grass, watched over by our dog and two […]
Introduction (Scheduled Release) In defining salvation, I have heard many descriptions, formulas, directions, summations and doctrinal statements. Over the past 50 years, I have listened to many learned theologians, pastors, and Sunday school teachers wax elegant in attempting to explain what being saved is, and is not. Heard meaning Liturgical words, terms, and phrases (many times […]
Introduction (Scheduled Release) The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar. The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within the grammar, […]
Introduction (Scheduled Release) The aim for any diligent student of God’s Word should be to handle the original languages of both Testaments along with the grammar. The Old Testament Hebrew is vague, which many times makes this point moot, but the Greek language is a very precise and detailed language with many nuances found within […]
*The Problem With Using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary ~ Greek Words ~ Word Studies ~ Greek Dictionaries and Resources ~ “ADDED SOFTWARE PROGRAM INFORMATION TO PARSE THE GREEK GRAMMAR”
(ADDED ENDNOTE RESOURCES ~ 11/11/2017) Strong’s Concordance and Dictionary One thing that many believers do concerning the handling of Greek words, is use Strong’s Concordance’s Dictionary to translate Greek words – this is not only a fundamental error but can lead to devastating conclusions regarding the misunderstanding of many Greek words. (The last […]
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Introduction Many well-meaning preachers and teachers who have taught the Word of God for years are finding out that certain passages do not mean what they thought they meant; either due to a lack of education, inappropriate training, misunderstanding, misinterpretation, or even a presumption concerning what the English appears to say, when the Greek means something […]
Addendum #1 Bible Study Resources ~ COMMENTARIES ** CRITICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL COMMENTARY, (6 vols) Robert Jamieson, A.R. Faussett, David Brown, William B. Eerdmans Publishing company, Grand Rapids, MI 49502, USA. **** ALBERT BARNES’ NOTES ON THE BIBLE, Albert Barnes, Blackie and Sons Publications, London, 1851. Reprinted by Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA. **** […]
Welcome… This blog site is under construction while being transferred from our old website. This blog site is a public Bible teaching blog site and is an outreach ministry of “Faith Video Ministries Inc.” (A 501(c)(3) religious non-profit Private Operating Foundation). The blog site administrator is Brent Bolin, who is firmly committed to teaching God’s Word […]
Preface . Prior to addressing the subject of Biblical Faith from an Orthodox Christian Frame of Reference, there are two areas that need to be considered, that of motivation and perspective. . Motivation Concerning motivation; we should keep in mind the difference between simply reading God’s Word and that of adequately studying God’s Word. We are all subject to the self-deception of our age where it becomes easy to indulge in things that entertain by […]
Faith ~ Its Functions Key to the Text Within these essays, grammatical terms,such as: verbs, nouns, verbal nouns, prepositions, conjunctions, participles; as well as: tense, mood, voice, person, number, case, gender, are identified by the use of non-italicized and non-bold light blue font. Foreign language words (Hebrew, Greek, Aramaic, and Latin) are shown in italicized and bold light blue fonts. Endnote reference […]