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Being Sanctified Wholly and Preserved Complete

1 Thessalonians 5:23—“And the God of peace Himself sanctify you wholly, and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Note 6 on complete says: “God not only sanctifies us wholly but also preserves our spirit, soul, and body complete. Wholly is quantitative; complete is qualitative. Quantitatively, God sanctifies us wholly;...

Top 10 Posts of 2016

It’s been a wonderful year here at BfA! We’ve given away over 500,000 free Bibles and Christian books, and more than 650,000 of you have come to read these blog posts. Since so many have been visiting the blog this year, we wanted to give you a chance to read our top 10 most visited posts. We hope they’re an enjoyable and encouraging way for you to close out 2016!

The Eternal Life

1 John 1:2—“And the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and report to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was manifested to us.” Note 3 on the eternal life says: “Lit., the life the eternal. This life denotes the divine spiritual life, not the human soulish life or the physical life (see note 174 in Rom. 5). Eternal denotes not only duration of time, which is...

Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the World

In Mark 16:15 the Lord Jesus gave this command: “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to all the creation.” Who is this command given to? In this post we’ll discuss who the proclaimers are and why they must proclaim the gospel.

The Way to Enjoy the Lord’s Presence and All His Riches

“Romans 10:12 says that the Lord of all is rich to all who call upon Him. The way to enjoy the riches of the Lord is to call upon Him. The Lord is not only rich, but also near and available, because He is the life-giving Spirit (1 Cor. 15:45b). As the Spirit, He is omnipresent. We may call on His name at any time and in any place. When we call on Him, He comes to us as the Spirit, and we enjoy...

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