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The Divine Name Yahweh LORD

In the Old Testament, the name for God as Yahweh occurs more than 6,800 times and it appears in nearly every book. Because it only comes into use after Exodus chapter three, the name Yahweh LORD became forever associated with God’s redeeming acts. But did you know, there is some mystery about the origin of the divine name Yahweh LORD?

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7 Characteristics of Barnabas in the Bible

In the early church, there was a man who was commended by the Apostles for having the gift of encouragement. That man was Barnabas and he stood out, not so much by the words that he spoke, but by his actions. The characteristics of Barnabas reveal the spiritual gift of encouragement in its many different forms. A gift that we all need to give and receive!

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Who is Barnabas in the Bible?

At the beginning of the life of the early church we read of one man who stands out because of his generosity towards the poor. This was a man from Cyprus, a Levite, called Joseph. He was recognized by the Apostles as a man with the gift of encouragement. But who is Barnabas in the Bible, wasn’t he known as an encourager?

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What Is Spiritual Transformation In The Bible?

We are constantly being challenged to change. In our society, we are bombarded with self-help resources all showing us how to be different, better, and more than we are now. But as Christians we believe we are fully known, loved, and accepted by God in Christ Jesus. So what is spiritual transformation then, do we really need to change?

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Being Transformed The Story of Saul to Paul

Spiritual transformation is sudden and dramatic when we first encounter Jesus. But there is also a slow process of transformation as we come to know and love the Lord more and more. The story of Saul to Paul reveals someone who was dramatically changed in an instant but who was also continually being transformed throughout his life.

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Three Lessons from Saul’s Conversion

The story of Saul’s conversion, from opposing the gospel to becoming a follower of Jesus, is found in the book of Acts. Unusually, the details of this story are repeated more than once. This is because Saul had a dramatic encounter with the risen Jesus which immediately turned his life around! What happened to him to completely change his way of thinking? Are there lessons that we can learn from his experience for our lives today?

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