1 Timothy 2:12

1 Timothy 2:12

In our local church we've had some discussions on the meaning of the phrase "a woman . . . must be silent" (1 Tim. 2:12, NIV). We are interested in your understanding of this passage.

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Genesis 2:17

What is the meaning of the expression "the knowledge of good and evil" in Genesis 2:s17? This phrase, in the context of the Creation narrative, has been debated among Bible students for centuries, and various interpretations have been given to it.

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The Reliability of Scripture

Have you ever wondered what sacred books are all about? The Bible is such a book.

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Messianic Prophecies

Many people have heard about Jesus. Some believe that he was a good man, others that he was a prophet, still others that he was the founder of a new religion. And some accept him as their Savior and Lord. Already in the times of Jesus the opinions varied (Mt 16:13-14).

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The Plan of Salvation (Great Controversy)

The Bible is not only a fascinating book, it also informs us about God’s plan of salvation. Therefore, it is very practical and addresses our questions and concerns: How do we explain the evil that is present in our world? Where do we come from? To where are we heading? What about the future of…

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The Problem of Sin

When did you hear the term “sin” the last time? We do not talk much about it any longer.

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The Love of God and Human Suffering

The Bible claims that God is love, that he loves his children and the entire world, and that his love is incomprehensible and eternal - 1John 4: 7-10; Mal 1:2; Rev 1:5.

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Assurance of Salvation

There are so many uncertainties in our world. We do not know how secure our jobs are. We are not protected against fatal illnesses, attacks by terrorists, war, and disaster. But we can be sure about our relationship with God and the gift of everlasting life.

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Principles of Spiritual Growth

The most important decision in life is the decision to accept Jesus as personal Savior and Lord. With this decision of faith a completely new life begins. For our physical life we need air, food, rest, and exercise in order to develop our capacities, grow, and maintain a healthy life. Principles for growth are also…

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Death—The Last Enemy

Although some obituaries claim that God has taken a loved one into a better world, others do not reflect any hope. Nevertheless, all of them remind us that one day it will be our turn.

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