Author Archives: JD Wilhite



JD Wilhite

in Bible Topics, Christian Living, Prayer

Basics of Prayer

Prayer is fellowship and communion with God. Through prayer, we worship God for who He is, and we thank Him for the things He has done for us. Through prayer, we enlist God’s help in meeting the needs of people around us, and in meeting the needs in our own personal life. We should be, “rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,” (Romans...

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13 Mar 2016
in Apologetics, Christian Living

The Conversation

The Conversation: Professor: “You are a Christian, aren’t you, son?” Student: “Yes, sir.” Professor: “So, you believe in GOD?” Student: “Absolutely, sir.” Professor: “Is God good?” Student: “Sure.” Professor: Is God all powerful?” Student: “Yes.” Professor: “My brother died of cancer even though he prayed to God to heal him. Most of us would attempt to help others who are ill. But God didn’t. How...

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11 Mar 2016
in Christian Living

Twas the Night Before Jesus Came

Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house, not a creature was praying, not one in the house. Their Bibles were laying on the shelf without care, in hopes that Jesus would not come there. The children were dressing to crawl into bed, not once ever kneeling or bowing their head. And mom in her rocker with baby on her lap, was...

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09 Mar 2016
in Bible Studies

Spirit, Soul, and Body – Part 2

Walking in the Spirit This is a continuation of the article Spirit, Soul, and Body. “The true Christian life is not a life governed by a long set of rules without us; it is a life led by a loving and ever present person within us.” (R.A. Torrey) “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the...

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09 Mar 2016
in Bible Studies, Bible Topics

Spirit, Soul, and Body

The Make-up of Man We must understand who we are in our daily walk with the Lord. “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” (2 Corinthians 5:17, NKJV) When we were born again, and made Jesus the Lord of our lives, we  were placed “In Christ.” “But by His doing...

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08 Mar 2016
in Bible Topics, Redemption

Redemption Basics

Basic discussion of the topic in Christianity What follows is a dialogue of what Jesus provided for us in His death, burial, and resurrection, as well as, the victory that is ours in life through faith in Him. I.                   The Fall of Man When God first created man, God gave him authority over all the earth. He was to be God’s “Under-ruler;” the world was...

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06 Mar 2016
in Bible Studies

Peace or Strife?

What’s in your life? “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:7, ESV) How do we have the peace of God? How do we get it? Well looking at this passage closer, we get our answer. Verse 4, tells us to rejoice in the Lord ALWAYS! (emphasis mine) Through trials and tribulations,...

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06 Mar 2016
Concerning Church Government
in Bible Studies, Greek Words

Concerning Church Government

Authority in the Church When you talk about different types of Church governments or survey how Churches govern themselves, the real issue that surfaces is “who has the authority in the Church.” Is it the pastor, the congregation, a board of elders/deacons, or another appointed group? Who runs the Church and has say so over the daily operations of a local congregation? What does the...

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05 Mar 2016
in Bible Study Tools

Bible Study Template

Use this template for Bible study. (provided by LearningTheBible.org) {Bible Study Title} Observe|Understand|Apply 1.     Observe – what does it say (read the whole book, chapter, etc.) Survey the text to get an overview (Eccles. 1:13) *We need to know what the Bible says…before we can understand what it means! Who: {Who wrote it?} What: {Overview of the book, passage, etc.} Where: {Where was it written?}...

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04 Mar 2016
in Bible Study Tools

Topical Study Template

{Topical Study Title} Observe|Understand|Apply 1.     List all passages that relate to the topic. Use an exhaustive concordance to find the verses. 2.     Observe – what does it say (read the verses) Survey the text to get an overview (Eccles. 1:13) *We need to know what the Bible says…before we can understand what it means! Who: {Who wrote it?} What: {Overview of the book, passage, etc.}...

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04 Mar 2016
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