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Divine Inspiration – How we Know the Bible is from God (Part 2) – Bible Prophecies
Posted January 16th, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

In the first post of this series I shared that my goal was to write  a series of posts giving evidence of the divine inspiration of the Bible.  At Genesis we believe in a view of inspiration called plenary-verbal inspiration.  This view basically affirms that human authors were writing, but their human words were literally […]

Divine Inspiration – How we Know the Bible is from God (Part 1) – The Unity of the Bible
Posted January 14th, 2019 by Mike Hubbard

This is the first part of a four part series of blog posts hoping to answer this question, is the Bible merely a book about God or is it actually from God?  Amazon has at least 80,000 books about God, some more helpful than others.  Every major religion has a holy book, as well  As […]

The Key to Joy – Contentment
Posted December 2nd, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Paul says he has learned the key to joy, and it is contentment in any situation.  Look at his words. I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at length you have revived your concern for me. You were indeed concerned for me, but you had no opportunity. Not that I am speaking of being […]

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction
Posted October 30th, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

This past Sunday I had the honor to attend with my family a celebration service to honor my father-in-law, Terry Lahr, for faithful service to his church as their organ player.  He has served the Mount Zi0n Baptist Church in Piasa, IL in that role for around 50 years.  Week after week, year after year, […]

Nicene Creed – Christ is “God of God, Light of Light”
Posted October 21st, 2018 by Mike Hubbard

Referencing the Nicene Creed, adopted in 325 AD at the Council of Nicea.  The core issue at this early ecumenical church council was the nature of Christ as defined in the Scriptures, specifically, whether Jesus was eternally God or a created being by God.  We are thankful for Athanasius and others like him who stood […]


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