Don't Buy the Lie by Mark Matlock

By Mark Matlock

This e-book is helping youngsters know how to imagine sincerely and biblically approximately supernatural occasions. on a daily basis we pay attention of supernatural phenomenon —-from Ouija forums to crop circles to psychics on television —-and it truly is tough for youths to grasp how you can distinguish among real and counterfeit occurrences. writer Mark Matlock, who has performed a study venture with Barna examine on youth and the Supernatural and is a member of the foreign neighborhood of illusionists, offers transparent ideas and exciting examples that educate youth how you can reply to the supernatural with knowledge, discernment, and with out being duped. utilizing the Acts neighborhood at Berea as a version, Matlock identifies "thinking traps" that bring about deception, reminiscent of no longer balancing the brain and feelings, blending fact with lies, and making fake organization. With readability, he exhibits readers how to define Christ, and gives biblical solutions to commonly asked questions on things like Ouija boards,...

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Described as “ministering spirits” (Hebrews 1:14), angels don’t require a physical body at all. They exist in the spiritual world beyond our senses. However, the Bible includes many stories of times when angels appeared to humans, so we know they can reveal themselves to us when they need to. In Scripture, angels take several different forms. Most often, angels appear to people in human form, as three did when they delivered a birth announcement to Abraham (Genesis 18-19). And many folks are surprised to realize that, in those few cases where an angel’s gender is specified in the Bible, the angel is always a full-grown man—never a chubby baby, and never, strangely, is a biblical angel specifically depicted as female.

That’s what David did (Psalm 119:125). But discernment is kind of like athletic ability. If you don’t use it, you could lose it. If you let your discernment muscle get flabby and start hanging over your belt, it won’t be there when you need it most. Job wrote that God can take away the discernment of those who once had it (Job 12:20). And a man of great discernment, Solomon, wrote that you have to work to hold on to it: “Preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight” (Proverbs 3:21).

Or it could be the greatest hope that humanity has known. It all depends on what that supernatural God is like—and how we respond to him. As Christians, we believe the Bible tells us a ton about who God is and what he does. He’s not easy to understand, but let’s dig into a few things we can know about this supernatural wonder. One All-Powerful Creator God As God’s people have said since ancient times about this eternal spiritual being, “The LORD our God, the LORD is one” (Deuteronomy 6:4). The Bible is clear that there is no battle in the heavens among many gods for control of the universe.

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