The Most Misused Verses in the Bible

 

The Most Misused Verses in the Bible

 

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Here then is what “greater works” means [in John 14:12-14]. The number of “physical” miracles that were performed by Jesus will pale in comparison to the number of “spiritual” miracles that will take place when both Jews and Gentiles are converted to Christ in this Spirit-filled church

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We have no right to hold God hostage to a promise that we have misunderstood

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[In Jeremiah 29:11-13], God was talking to a nation (not an individual), a nation that had to go through seventy years of heartache and exile before there was any hope of freedom from captivity.

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Jesus does not forbid all moral judgment or accountability. Rather, he forbids harsh, prideful, and hypocritical judgment that condemns others outright without first evaluating one’s own spiritual condition and commitment to forsake sin

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People are starving for the Word of God and they don’t even know it, but when they hear it, believe it, and get a taste of it, it feeds their soul like nothing else can.

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Most proverbs are principles, not promises. They are general insights and truisms based on observation and experience, but they are not meant to be universal guarantees that will come to pass 100 percent of the time

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[In Matthew 18:20,] Jesus is saying that whenever the church is pursuing and is involved in a reconciliation process with someone who has refused to repent, they can rest assured that God’s blessing is with them in their efforts. In other words, as the church renders judicial decisions on matters of right and wrong that are based on the truth ... View Quote


What if it was God’s will for me to have a terrible life by human estimations and standards (like [the Israelites] were going to have) only to be rewarded abundantly with a glorious eternal life later after I’m dead? Could I handle that? And would I still love, serve, and seek after God with the same intensity?

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