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Are You Called to Marry a Pastor?

Duke Taber General Teachings, Teachings

So You Want To Marry A Minister There he is standing up on the platform behind the pulpit. Every hair is in place and impeccably dressed as he proclaims the word of God you love so much. He has the perfect marriage to his lovely wife and they seem to have it so together and you think to yourself, “If …

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Understanding The Parable Of The Sower

Duke Taber General Teachings, Teachings

What Does the Parable of the Sower Mean? The parable of the sower is one of the most powerful parables that Jesus taught when it is understood correctly and one of the most damaging when it is not. There have been many unscrupulous teachers of false doctrine that have used this parable to get people to “sow” seeds (money) into …

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Preparing for the Holiday Season

Duke Taber General Teachings, Teachings

Are You Prepared for the Upcoming Holidays? Thanksgiving is less than a week away and shortly after that Christmas will be here. These things come upon us so fast that many of us don’t think about thoughtfully preparing for the holiday season. As I sit here getting myself prepared to go over the hills and through the snow (literally) to …

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Morning Devotional Ideas

Duke Taber General Teachings, Teachings

A Fresh Look At Morning Devotions You get up in the morning, groggy and sleepy eyed. Maybe you take your shower and have a cup of coffee and then for many Christians it is off to do your “morning devotions”. You may find a quiet place in the house if that is possible, or go to your computer and look …

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What Does the Bible Say About Tattoos?

Duke Taber General Teachings, Teachings

To Tat or Not To Tat I have been asked on a few occasions what does the Bible say about tattoos? Well to be totally upfront and honest with you my readers, I have to say that I am not above prejudice on this matter. However I always try to take my own preferences and tastes and put them on …

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Does the Bible Say the World Will End?

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The End Times Does the Bible say the world will end? Recently there has been a lot of interest in what the Bible says about the end of the world. With all the hype going on about the year 2012 and new age prophecies, people have once again been looking to see what the Bible really does say about end …