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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
Introduction (Published Annually) In both the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) the word “heart” is used to refer to the whole of the innermost part of the human, NOT merely the emotions. Culturally However, in the twenty-first century English the word “heart” is used to express the emotions as an individual compartment of […]
PART II ~ Where to find a software program that breaks down the Greek grammar of the Textus Receptus And Rules of Textual Criticism, Lower & Higher
The following Question was posed by a follower concerning an article I wrote warning non-Greek-speaking Christians of using Strong’s Concordance Dictionary for Bible word studies (Which the preface of Strong’s advises against – it provides only generic definitions, not specific to any one verse.). To Understand this question please see: The Problem of Using Strong’s […]
Word of God – Jesus’ Preeminence in the NT Matthew 5:18 – “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by […]
Text: “Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31). and “And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.” (Colossians 3:17) Introduction Normally, I stick to […]
Introduction (Updated ~ September, 2018) For the mature Christian, we understand that we are NOT simply to do the right thing according to God’s word, but to do it the right way, and at the right time – God’s time. The hardest thing for a trained veteran soldier to do is to stand waiting for […]
Introduction The following is a response to a question asked in the comment section regarding my article entitled “Believers do not Pay the Penalty for their Sins, but they May Pay the Consequences” ~ LINK (this is somewhat revised with images added). . . . Comment by Pastor Mike: “How does a believer be strong […]
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, […]
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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 […]