Collegevue church of Christ

The Virtual Bible Study

Collegevue church of Christ
The Virtual Bible Study

Description

The Virtual Bible Study is a live, internet-only, call-in program presented by the Collegevue church of Christ in Columbia, TN. This online Bible study discussion encourages listener participation with questions and comments. The program airs live on Thursdays at 8:00 PM CT.

Link: www.thevirtualbiblestudy.com/

Episodes

To Preach or Not to Preach? That is the Question. (April 11, 2019)

Apr 12, 2019

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Some topics are unpopular and many preachers are feeling pressured not to speak on these topics. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we ask if preachers should preach on unpopular subjects and what people should do if the preacher refuses to do so.

Principles of Bible Authority Exemplified (April 4, 2019)

Apr 5, 2019

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God has revealed His will for us in our lives. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss how we can look to the Bible and determine what His will is.

Best Arguments for Bible Inspiration (March 28, 2019)

Mar 29, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at proofs the Bible is the inspired word of God and that we have a reliable copy today.

Preachers and Preaching (March 21, 2019)

Mar 22, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about the preacher! What traits does a preacher need and what kind of sermons does he need to preach?

Best Arguments for the Resurrection (March 7, 2019)

Mar 15, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at compelling arguments that show that Christ raised from the dead. Based upon the evidences, faith in the resurrection is the only logical conclusion.

Arguments for the Existence of God (March 7, 2019)

Mar 8, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at compelling arguments that show that God must exist. Based upon the evidences, faith in God is the only logical conclusion.

Listener Questions (February 28, 2019)

Mar 1, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer some questions submitted by our listeners. Can we use more than one cup for the Lord's Supper? If we have to obey God are we practicing a works based salvation? Are there degrees of punishment or reward? These are just some of the questions we answer from the Bible.

Christianity vs. Islam (February 21, 2019)

Feb 22, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk with a convert from Islam who explains some of the differences between Christianity and Islam.

Best Arguments Against Evolution (February 14, 2019)

Feb 15, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we ask our listeners for their best arguments against the theory of evolution.

Trends Affecting the Church (February 03, 2019)

Feb 8, 2019

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Our society is shaping the thoughts and actions of the world and, sadly, many in the church. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look and many of the ways this is happening.

Is the Young Man Safe? (January 31, 2019)

Feb 1, 2019

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We live in a dangerous world spiritually. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss what our children need to protect them from these dangers.

Christians and Marijuana (January 24, 2019)

Jan 25, 2019

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States are legalizing marijuana. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss Biblical principles that address how the Christian should view marijuana.

Self-Defense Debate (January 17, 2019)

Jan 18, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study Rodney Hampton and Keith Hamilton joined us to debate whether a Christian can practice self-defense.

Questions About Heaven and Hell (January 10, 2018)

Jan 11, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what the Scriptures teach about heaven and hell.

Looking for Opportunities (January 3, 2018)

Jan 4, 2019

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how we can improve in our service to the Lord.

20 Most Commonly Asked Bible Questions-Part 2 (December 27, 2018)

Dec 28, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continue to look to the Bible for answers to some of the most commonly asked Bible questions.

20 Most Commonly Asked Bible Questions-Part 1 (December 20, 2018)

Dec 21, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look to the Bible for answers to some of the most commonly asked Bible questions.

Arguing the Plan of Salvation (December 13, 2018)

Dec 14, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examine the arguments of some who deny what the Bible teaches one must do to be saved.

Follow-Up Questions on Divorce and Remarriage (December 6, 2018)

Dec 7, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss additional questions concerning divorce and remarriage that were posed by our listeners.

Tough Questions on Divorce and Remarriage (November 29, 2018)

Nov 30, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss divorce and remarriage and the questions regarding scenarios revolving around this subject.

Discipline of Children (November 15, 2018)

Nov 16, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss disciplining children. The Bible gives parents crucial instructions about this responsibility and we discuss these on this program.

Questions from Listeners (November 8, 2018)

Nov 9, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we consider questions posed by our listeners.

Dangers We Face (November 1, 2018)

Nov 2, 2018

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Paul warned about dangers that would face the church in Acts 20. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about some of those dangers.

Lessons from Jeroboam (October 25, 2018)

Oct 26, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk with Jim Mickells about Jeroboam. What lessons can we learn from him that will help us avoid the same mistakes that he made?

8 Mistakes About Baptism (October 18, 2018)

Oct 19, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about some common misunderstandings about baptism.

Parenting Basics (October 11, 2018)

Oct 12, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about the incredible task of raising children. What should parents keep in mind as they guide and raise their children?

Controlling Our Tongues (October 4, 2018)

Oct 5, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about sins of the tongue that we need to avoid in our lives.

Grace (September 27, 2018)

Sep 28, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about the Grace of God and what it does for us in our lives.

Difficult Verses and Challenging Subjects (September 20, 2018)

Sep 21, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about what we should do when we encounter difficult verses and challenging subjects in the scriptures.

The Work of the Holy Spirit (September 13, 2018)

Sep 14, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about the Holy Spirit and His work in the world in the past and today.

False Hope For Eternity (September 6, 2018)

Sep 7, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about the false hope for eternal salvation that many have today. Be sure to listen to this important discussion!

Why are Young People Losing Their Faith and What Can We Do About It? (August 30, 2018)

Aug 31, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss the shocking statistics about young people walking away from their faith. What are the reasons for this and what can we do to reverse the trend?

No Elders? Developing Elders? (August 23, 2018)

Aug 24, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss elders. Can a congregation exist without elders? How can we help develop future elders?

Listener Questions (August 16, 2018)

Aug 17, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer questions submitted by our listeners. Does the instruction to sing imply the authority to use instruments? If we add instruments in our worship, aren't we still fulfilling the command to sing? Can a woman perform a baptism? We answer these questions and more on this program.

If You Can _____, Why Can't I _____? (August 9, 2018)

Aug 10, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at some of the extreme practices and teachings of some in the religious world today. We observed that if you forsake the teachings of scripture in any area you must accept any practice or teaching that anyone else wants to accept.

Critical Questions About Baptism (August 2, 2018)

Aug 3, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about baptism and investigate some fundamental facts about it as presented in the Bible.

Helping Our Kids Deal with Peer Pressure (July 26, 2018)

Jul 27, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about the peer pressure our children face and how we can help them overcome it.

Creation: How Long Ago? (July 19, 2018)

Jul 20, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the creation of the world. How long ago did this happen?

Personal Preferences vs. God's Will (July 12, 2018)

Jul 13, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our personal preferences. When our preferences contradict God's will, how do we respond?

Abortion: Physical and Spiritual (July 5, 2018)

Jul 6, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed abortion. It is, sadly, occuring in great numbers in our society. It is also happening to our children spiritually, often by Christians.

Making Converts (June 21, 2018)

Jun 22, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss teaching the lost. Who should we teach? What should motivate us? What attitudes should we possess as we undertake this task?

Challenges Facing Our Youth (June 14, 2018)

Jun 15, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss the numerous challenges that face our young people today.

Help Us Find the Sinner's Prayer! (May 31, 2018)

Jun 8, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we ask for our listeners to help us find a reference to the Sinner's Prayer in the Bible. They couldn't and we have to conclude that this doctrine is simply an invention of men!

Evangelism and Edification (May 31, 2018)

Jun 1, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at the work of the church. How should the church be working in evangelism and edification? Should the church be supporting a missionary society? Does the church have authority to sponsor social events in the name of edification?

Listener Questions (May 24, 2018)

May 25, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer questions from our listeners. What does it mean to be born of water and the Spirit? Should we have a pastor appreciation day? Should we own a church bus or use a praise team? We talk about these questions and more on this program.

Why We Can't Embrace Denominationalism (May 17, 2018)

May 18, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss denominationalism and why we believe it is contrary to the will of God.

What Do You Think When Someone Says "Church of Christ"? (May 10, 2018)

May 11, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at what people think about the church of Christ.

Church Growth (May 3, 2018)

May 4, 2018

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We all want to see the church grow. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss how to accomplish this goal.

Giving (April 26, 2018)

Apr 27, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed giving. How much should we give? How often? What should be our attitude about our giving?

Church Discipline (April 19, 2018)

Apr 20, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked about church discipline. What does the Bible teach about how we should react when someone is living unfaithfully?

Lessons from Righteous Lot (April 12, 2018)

Apr 13, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at Lot for encouragement to live righteous lives in a wicked society. What characteristics were in his life that helped him maintain his righteousness?

Does Hell Exist? (April 5, 2018)

Apr 6, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed hell. Many deny the existence of hell but what do the Scriptures teach?

Questions about the Resurrection (March 29, 2018)

Mar 30, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed questions many have about the Resurrection. Was Jesus really in the tomb for three days and three nights like he foretold? Are there contradictions in the accounts of the appearances of Christ after the Resurrection?

Funerals (March 22, 2018)

Mar 23, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed funerals. What is the value of funerals? What things should be included in a funeral service? Should funerals be conducted in church buildings? What about cremation?

The Bible vs. the Church of Christ? -Part 2 (March 15, 2018)

Mar 16, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at an article written by James Melton in which he claims the Bible teaches against the beliefs and practices of the church of Christ. Is Mr. Melton correct? We examine his claims.

The Bible vs. the Church of Christ? -Part 1 (March 8, 2018)

Mar 9, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at an article written by James Melton in which he claims the Bible teaches against the beliefs and practices of the church of Christ. Is Mr. Melton correct? We examine his claims.

Another Look at Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage (March 1, 2018)

Mar 2, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we consider what the Bible teaches about the will of God for marriage.

Answering the Religiously Unaffiiated (February 22, 2018)

Feb 23, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed reasons some are giving for not being religious.

How Does the Holy Spirit Dwell in Us? (February 8, 2018)

Feb 9, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. Does the Holy Sprit dwell in us? If so, what does this mean?

Feelings, Opinions, and Personal Conscience (February 1, 2018)

Feb 2, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our feelings, opinions, and personal conscience. Do these determine truth? Should we rely on these?

What Our Young People Need (January 25, 2018)

Jan 26, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed young people. What do they need spiritually? What about youth groups?

Matthew 24 and the Destruction of Jerusalem (January 18, 2018)

Jan 19, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at a passage that is commonly misunderstood. Is Matthew 24 giving signs that will proceed the end of the World?

Dealing with Disagreements, and a Question about Instrumental Music (January 11, 2018)

Jan 12, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer a couple of questions presented by our listeners. How should we handle disagreements? Can we use instrumental music in worship today since they used them in the Old Testament?

Noah, the Flood, the Ark (January 4, 2018)

Jan 5, 2018

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer the critics who say that the story of the Flood and Noah's Ark is too impossible to believe.

Christmas and New Years (December 28, 2017)

Dec 29, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study examine the Christmas holiday. We also considered spiritual goals for 2018.

More on Authority and Biblical Interpretation (December 21, 2017)

Dec 22, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study continue the discussion on how we interpret the the Will of God from the Bible.

That's Just Your Interpretation (December 14, 2017)

Dec 15, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss the common answer that many give when there is a disagreement in religious matters. Is this an acceptable answer?

More Listener Questions (December 7, 2017)

Dec 8, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer more questions submitted by our listners. These questions pertained to the Lord's Supper and instrumental music again as well as some new topics like how to deal with an agnostic family member and common law marriages. Be sure to listen to this program.

Interesting Listener Questions (November 30, 2017)

Dec 1, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer questions submitted by our listners. Where did the translaters get the scriptures they used in translating the Bible? Can we use instruments in our private worship? When should we partake of the Lord's Supper? Can we worship with a liberal church while we are travelling?

Is There a God? (November 16, 2017)

Nov 17, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at arguments that show that God exists.

Our Reputation (November 09, 2017)

Nov 10, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about our reputation. How do we form a reputation? Does our reputation really matter? What factors into our reputation?

Identifying the One True Chruch (November 02, 2017)

Nov 3, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at how to identify the church like the one you read about in the Bible. And, we deal with a listener's comment that argued that we are trying to earn our salvation by demanding we be a part of a church that follows God's commands.

Will Only Members of the Church of Christ Be Saved? (October 26, 2017)

Oct 27, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at the commonly asked question about who will be saved. Will it only be members of the Church of Christ?

Forgiveness (October 19, 2017)

Oct 20, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed forgiveness. Why do we need forgiveness? How should we confess our sins? What problems arise from failing to understand the forgiveness God gives us?

The Church and Benevolence (October 12, 2017)

Oct 13, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the authorized work of the church in benevolence. Who should the church help?

The Joy of Salvation (October 5, 2017)

Oct 6, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we consider the joy that we should experience as a result of our salvation. Why should we have joy and how do we ensure we continue to have this joy in our lives?

Christians and Country (September 28, 2017)

Sep 29, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at the relationship of Christians to the country in which they live. Should Christians pledge allegiance to a flag or country? Should Christians engage in political activities? Should churches? Do we face any spiritual dangers as a result of living in a free country?

What Do We Know About Heaven? (September 21, 2017)

Sep 22, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about Heaven. What do the Scriptures tell us about Heaven? Who will be there and will we recognize them?

The Restoration Plea (September 14, 2017)

Sep 15, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look a the Restoration Movement and ask if it was a valid plea.

Why Do Natural Disasters Happen? (September 7, 2017)

Sep 8, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we consider what we can learn from the scriptures about natural disasters. Why do they happen? Are they from God? Do they show that God is not loving? Can anything good come from a natural disaster?

Assorted Listener Questions (August 31, 2017)

Sep 1, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look for answers to questions submitted by our listeners. What about music in worship? Does an elder have to be married? Are the words that condemn homosexuality translated correctly? We answer these and more on this program.

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God (August 24, 2017)

Aug 25, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the recent solar eclipse and looked at spiritual truths that it reinforced.

Suggestions for Rearing Godly Children (August 17, 2017)

Aug 18, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed important aspects related to raising our children to be servants of God. Be sure to listen to this program for encouragement in one of the most serious assignments we have.

Can We Understand the Bible Alike? (August 10, 2017)

Aug 11, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we consider the important question about understanding the will of God. Is it possible? Can we all understand the Bible alike?

What Happens When We Die? Will There Be a Resurrection? (August 3, 2017)

Aug 4, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at what happens when we die. Many are denying that there will be a resurrection. What does the Bible say?

God's Role for Husbands and Wives (July 27, 2017)

Jul 28, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look to God's Word for instructions for husbands and wives. How should we treat our spouses? Does the behavior of our spouse change our responsibilty toward them?

Can a Believer Be Lost? (July 20, 2017)

Jul 21, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined the doctrine of eternal security or once saved always saved. Does the Bible teach this doctrine or is it a doctrine of man?

Spiritual Pitfalls in a Cyber World (July 13, 2017)

Jul 14, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Chase Byers from Kentucky about the dangers related to technology facing young people today. How can we protect and train our young people to help them deal with these challenges?

Making Choices About Our Clothes (July 06, 2017)

Jul 7, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we study and discuss the clothes we wear. What are some wrong reasons for chosing the clothes we wear? What are some Biblical absolutes that help us determine the clothes we wear?

Our Worship: Pleasing to God or Pleasing to Man? (June 29, 2017)

Jun 30, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at some fundamental priciples about our worship. Is it possible to worship God in ways that are not pleasing? If so, how do we avoid this? Is it acceptable to guage the effectiveness of our worship solely based upon its effect on me?

Quick Answers on Moral Questions (June 22, 2017)

Jun 23, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we gave quick answers to 11 moral questions that we are likely to encounter on a daily basis. How do we answer questions about morality quickly when we are asked without warning?

Music in Worship (June 15, 2017)

Jun 16, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed music in worship to God. What kind of music is authorized in the New Testament? Can we worship God with instrumental music?

The Christian and His Work (June 8, 2017)

Jun 9, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at what the Bible teaches us about work. How should we view our work? How should we be working?

What the Church Really Is (June 1, 2017)

Jun 2, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Biblical picture of the church. What is it? How do we identify it?

How Did We Get the New Testament? (May 25, 2017)

May 26, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how we got what we call the New Testament today. Can we trust that is is, in fact, the Word of God?

Is Jesus the Only Way? (May 18, 2017)

May 19, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Jesus and his claim that he is the only way to Heaven. Is this true? Are other faiths acceptable to God?

Homosexual Rights (May 11, 2017)

May 12, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed homosexuality and homosexual rights. What does the Bible teach about this practice?

The Lord's Return and Millennial Kingdom? (May 4, 2017)

May 5, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the return of the Lord. What will that day be like and are there any warning signs? We also discussed the doctrine of PreMillennialism. Is this doctrine taught in the scriptures?

The Ten Commandments and the Sabbath Day (April 27, 2017)

Apr 28, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Ten Commandments and the Sabbath Day. Are the Ten Commandments still binding today? Should we still observe the Sabbath?.

Bible Truths About Growing Old (April 20, 2017)

Apr 21, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the challenges and opportunities of growing older. Join us for this important discussion of what the Bible teaches about growing older.

Refugees, Sacraments, Innocent Children, and Situation Ethics (April 13, 2017)

Apr 14, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed four interesting listener questions. Be sure to listen to this program!

Why Were They Baptized So Soon? (April 6, 2017)

Apr 7, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the fact that every instance of people being baptized in the New Testament in which a reference to when they were baptized indicates that they were baptized immediately. Why was there this urgency? What does it teach us about baptism?

Are there Miracles Today? (March 30, 2017)

Mar 31, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed miracles. What was their purpose and do they still occur today?

What We Watch-Our Entertainment Choices (March 23, 2017)

Mar 24, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the evil influences of the media. How should our faith determine our entertainment choices?

Can We Find the Original Church? (March 16, 2017)

Mar 17, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the church of the New Testament and, if so, how would it look?

Situation Ethics (March 09, 2017)

Mar 10, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed situation ethics. Are the commands of God absolute, or are there certain situations where they might change?

The Christian and Civil Government (March 02, 2017)

Mar 3, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed civil government and our responsibility to it.

The Consequences of Unbelief and Belief (Febuary 23, 2017)

Feb 24, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the consequences of both belief and unbelief. They both have their consequences. Which is most reasonable?

The Plan of Salvation (Febuary 16, 2017)

Feb 17, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the important question of what must we do to be saved.

How to Establish Bible Authority (Febuary 9, 2017)

Feb 10, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed rules for intrepreting the Bible and establishing authority for our actions.

The Bible is Inspired; Study it Carefully (Febuary 2, 2017)

Feb 3, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed proofs of the inspiration of the Bible and the way in which it is inspired. We also looked at how we should study the Bible.

Submitted Listener Questions (January 26, 2017)

Jan 27, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed some interesting listener questions. Why did Jesus teach in parables? Why do babies die if they have no sin? Did angels mate with humans in Genesis 6? We discuss these questions and more on this program!

Dealing with Wayward Family Members (January 19, 2017)

Jan 20, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how to deal with family members who are unfaithful. What does the Bible teach about this difficult subject?

Mormons Attack the Bible (January 12, 2017)

Jan 13, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed claims made by the Mormons that the Bible has errors and cannot be trusted.

False Ideas about the Holy Spirit (January 5, 2017)

Jan 6, 2017

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed false ideas that many have about the Holy Spirit. Please join us for this important discussion.

Historical Religious Trends (December 29, 2016)

Dec 30, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at a survey that shows trends in religious opinions in America. The trends are shocking!

The Salvation Army (December 22, 2016)

Dec 23, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Salvation Army. When did they begin, what do they believe, and should we give money to them?

Four Challenging Questions (December 15, 2016)

Dec 16, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed four challenging questions. What about the antichrist? What about elders anointing those who are sick? Was the name Christian given by God or by unbelievers who were making fun of believers? What is the difference between hell and hades?

Measuring Our Spiritual Maturity (December 8, 2016)

Dec 9, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at ways that we can measure our spiritual maturity to determine if our spiritual life is healthy.

Interesting Listener Questions (December 1, 2016)

Dec 2, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we addressed various questions submitted by our listeners. What about leagalizing marijuana? What about worshipping in a park? What about Nibiru, Planet X?

Dos and Don'ts of Giving to the Needy (November 17, 2016)

Nov 18, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss giving to the poor. God expects Christians to be benevolent. How do we fulfill this obligation?

Answering 12 Baptist Objections Against Baptism-Part 2 (November 10, 2016)

Nov 11, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued a discussion of an article written by Dr. Robert Morey regarding the reasons he and other Baptists believe baptism is not necessary for salvation. Be sure to listen to this program for important discussion from both points of view on this important discussion.

Answering 12 Baptist Objections Against Baptism-Part 1 (November 3, 2016)

Nov 4, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we began a discussion of an article written by Dr. Robert Morey regarding the reasons he and other Baptists believe baptism is not necessary for salvation. Be sure to listen to this program for important discussion from both points of view on this important discussion.

The Challenge of Rearing Children and Being God's Men in the 21st Century (October 27, 2016)

Oct 28, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Alan Yeater about being Godly men and raising our children in the modern day. What are the challenges we face and how can we be successful?

Are You Sure You Really Want to Go to Heaven? (October 20, 2016)

Oct 21, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at some of the things that many might find unpleasant about heaven. With this understanding, we ask if heaven is really some place that we should desire to go.

Can I Vote for THAT Candiate? (October 13, 2016)

Oct 14, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the upcoming election and the Christian's response.

The Biggest Myths about Jesus (October 6, 2016)

Oct 7, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed an article by Candida Moss in the Daily Beast in which she addresses what she says are the biggest myths about Jesus. We compare her comments with the Scriptures.

Moving God's Moral Landmarks (September 29, 2016)

Sep 30, 2016

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Our society and the religious world around us are constantly moving their standards of right and wrong. On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we compare the moving standards of those around us with the unmovable standards of God's Word. The contrasts are shocking.

Miraculous Gifts of the Holy Spirit (September 22, 2016)

Sep 23, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we studied miracles. What was their purpose, how was the ability to work miracles transferred, and do they still exist today?

Quesions for Unbelievers (September 15, 2016)

Sep 16, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered some questions that unbelievers must answer to support their unbelief. Unbelieving is a position of faith, too. Unbelievers must be prepared to defend their unbelief.

Religious Confusion and Disagreement (September 8, 2016)

Sep 9, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed why so much religious confusion and disagreement exists in the religious world today. Is it unavoidable? What causes this condition?

What People are Looking for in a Church (September 1, 2016)

Sep 2, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at a survey that shows what people are looking for when they look for a church to join. The survey results are interesting. Be sure to listen to this program!

Staying Motivated (August 25, 2016)

Aug 26, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered the challenge of staying motivated in our service to the Lord. What causes us to lose our motivation and what can we do to combat this?

Listener Questions (August 18, 2016)

Aug 19, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered various listener questions. What about the unpardonable sin? Can we particpate in a revolutionary war? Do elders have absolute authority in the church? We answer these questions and more.

Cowboy Churches (August 11, 2016)

Aug 12, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed David Simmons who has been instrumental in the cowboy church movement in Texas. What is a cowboy church and what do they believe? Does the Bible authorize this type of church?

God and Nations (August 04, 2016)

Aug 5, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the providence of God and how He works in the kingdoms of men today. How does the providence of God influence our voting an election?

Whatever Happened to Absolutes? (July 28, 2016)

Jul 29, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed absolute truth. Increasingly our society is saying that there are no absolute standards of morality. Sadly, many who claim to be Christians are saying the same thing. We compare this trend with the Scriptures on this edition.

Biblical Types and Antitypes (July 21, 2016)

Jul 22, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examine some of the types and antitypes in the Bible. What are some principles for us to remember as we study these important relationships in the Bible?

The Importance of Evangelism (July 14, 2016)

Jul 15, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the importance of evangelism. What can we learn from the Scriptures that will encourage us in this vitally important work?

Things Christians Need to Stop Doing (July 07, 2016)

Jul 8, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at an article that suggests there are 22 things Christians need to stop doing. Join us for this interesting discussion.

Avoiding Satan's Agenda (June 30, 2016)

Jul 1, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at an article written by homosexual activists that outlines their agenda to promote acceptance of homosexuality. The agenda is shocking but it accurately describes the agenda Satan has had throughout time.

Various Listener Questions (June 23, 2016)

Jun 24, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer some interesting questions submitted by our listeners.

Why Are These People So Interested In ME? (June 16, 2016)

Jun 17, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we ask why we should be motivated in the matter of evangelism. We also look at the concept of denominationalism. Are denominations pleasing to God? Is the church of Christ a denomination?

Does the Believer have Eternal Security? (June 09, 2016)

Jun 10, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we consider the false doctrine of eternal security. What do the scriptures say about the ability of Christian to fall away?

Women in the Church (June 02, 2016)

Jun 3, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we study the role of women in the church. What is the role that God has given women? Are women less valuable than men?

Will the Church Survive? (May 26, 2016)

May 27, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked if the church will survive the numerous challenges and threats that it faces. What are these challenges? Will local churches over come them and, if so, how?

Grace, Amazing but not THAT Amazing (May 19, 2016)

May 20, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at God's amazing grace and consider some false teachings on the subject.

The Holy Spirit in Our Daily Lives (May 12, 2016)

May 13, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at how the Holy Spirit directs us today. How is this done? Does He whisper to us or cause us to dream dreams?

Dancing and the Prom (May 5, 2016)

May 6, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at princples relating to dancing and the prom. Can we dance? Should we go to the prom?

Discussion of the Family (April 21, 2016)

Apr 22, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with L.A. Stauffer about the family. What is God's design for the many relationships in our families?

Answering the Jehovah's Witnesses (April 14, 2016)

Apr 15, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined a few of the many doctrinal errors of the Jehovah's Witnesses. We considered their teachings about the deity of Christ and the Holy Spirit, the eternal soul of man, the existence of Hell, and the destruction of the earth.

What's in it for Me? (April 7, 2016)

Apr 8, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered the benefits of being a Christian. There are benefits in this life and in the life to come and we consider them on this program.

Questions About The Lord's Supper and Divorce (March 31, 2016)

Apr 1, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at questions submitted by our listeners about the Lord's Supper and divorce. Be sure to listen to this important discussion.

Easter, Lent, and the Resurrection (March 24, 2016)

Mar 25, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at Easter. Is it found in the Bible and should we be observing it? What about Lent? We concluded with an examination of proofs that the resurrection occurred.

Liberal vs. Conservative (March 17, 2016)

Mar 18, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined how liberals and conservatives view the Scriptures and how this influences their concepts about the work of the church and how it is to be accomplished.

I Have Always Wondered About That! (March 10, 2016)

Mar 11, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at various statements in the Bible that have caused people to wonder throughout the years.

Marital Status no 4: Divorce (March 3, 2016)

Mar 4, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss the idea that some listener's have proposed that there are no scriptural reasons for divorce.

Marital Status no 3: Divorce (February 25, 2016)

Feb 26, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continue a discussion of Biblical principles for marriage. On this program, continue the discussion of what the Bible says about divorce.

Marital Status no 2: Married for a Long Time, Widow, Divorce Introduction (February 18, 2016)

Feb 19, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continue a discussion of Biblical principles for marriage. On this program, we looked at Biblical instructions for those who have been married for a long time, who have been widowed, and began a discussion of those have been divorced.

Marital Status no 1: Never Married, Newly Married (February 11, 2016)

Feb 12, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we begin a discussion of Biblical principles for marriage. On this program, we looked at Biblical instructions those who are never married and those who are newly married.

The Marks of a Healthy Congregation (February 4, 2016)

Feb 5, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered characteristics of a healthy congregation.

Why People Quit Religion (January 28, 2016)

Jan 29, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at reasons why people gave for why they quit religion. What are the reasons some quit and how can we avoid these influnences in our lives?

Counselors Describe Pronography Addiction (January 21, 2016)

Jan 22, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Art Adams and Dan Barker who are beginning a counseling service for a variety of issues. We specifically talked with them about the problem of pornography addiction.

What's Wrong with Gambling? (January 14, 2016)

Jan 15, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed gambling. What is gambling and what are some principles from the scriptures that would condemn gambling?

Religious Militancy (January 07, 2016)

Jan 8, 2016

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed religious militancy. Clearly those of the Islamic faith are militant. Surprisingly, those in the Old Testament were instructed to militant, as well. Should Christians be militant? If so, how? Join us for this important discussion.

The Truth About Christmas (December 17, 2015)

Dec 18, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talk about Christmas. What is its origin? Should it be celebrated?

Answering a Baptist about Baptism (December 10, 2015)

Dec 11, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed a blog post by a Baptist preacher in which he states that baptism is not required for salvation. We compare his claims with the scriptures in this important discussion.

Self-Righteousness (December 3, 2015)

Dec 4, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed self-righteous. What is self-righteousness, what is it not, and how can we avoid this sin?

Youth Ministries and Church Programs (November 19, 2015)

Nov 20, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed problems associated with youth ministries and church programs. How should the church minister to the young? What should be our attitude toward special programs in the church?

Growing Old in the Lord (November 12, 2015)

Nov 13, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed lessons from the Bible on growing older. What are some things we should remember as we age?

Various Listener Questions (November 5, 2015)

Nov 6, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered several questions submitted by our listeners. Is it wrong for an individual to listen to recorded acapella music? Should congregations have Sunday evening services? How often should we give of our means? What about artifical insemination or surrogate mothers? And, did Jesus use fermented wine in the Lord's Supper and should we?

Wine in the Early Church (October 29, 2015)

Oct 30, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Bret Hogland about the Christian and alcohol. Does the Bible prohibit or permit the consumption of alcohol for recreational purposes? Please listen to this important discussion.

Are We Saved by Grace? (October 22, 2015)

Oct 23, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Lee Wildman about grace. We are saved by the grace of God and this has important implications to our lives. Be sure to listen to this important discussion.

Wine and Its Preservation (October 15, 2015)

Oct 16, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Kyle Pope about the word wine and what its meaning was in the Bible. Does the word wine always indicate an alcoholic beverage? We also discussed what ancients knew about preserving grape juice.

Jesus and Wine (October 08, 2015)

Oct 9, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered the life and teaching of Jesus with regard to the consumption of alcohol. Did Jesus consume alcohol and did his teaching condone its consumption?

What the Catholic Church Teaches About Sin (October 01, 2015)

Oct 2, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various false concepts about sin taught by the Catholic Church. Are the doctrines of original sin, immaculate conception, infant baptism, and motral and venial sins scriptural?

Watch Your Mouth! (September 24, 2015)

Sep 25, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed sins of the tongue and how we can avoid them. We looked at sins like foul language, gossip, lying, murmuring and complaining, euphamisms, and boasting as well as using the name of the Lord in vain.

Questions about Marriage (September 17, 2015)

Sep 18, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at various questions about marriage and divorce. What do the Scriptures teach about this important subject?

Preparing for Opposition (September 10, 2015)

Sep 11, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered how we can prepare ourselves for religious persecution that may be coming. How can we be ready to stand up for the truths of God?

Various Questions (September 03, 2015)

Sep 4, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we various questions about the Bible. What about body piercings and tattoos? Is there a specific set of words that must be said when baptizing someone? Is it wrong to deduct my contribution to the church on my income taxes? Is it wrong to say someone is going to go to hell for a specific sin? What should I consider when seeking a job or a career?

False Ideas about God (August 28, 2015)

Sep 4, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed false views about God. We discussed the false ideas of atheism, pantheism, polytheism, deism, agnosticism, Islam, Mormonism, United Pentacostalism, religious modernism, and Calvinism.

Avoiding Compromise (August 20, 2015)

Aug 21, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how we can avoid compromise. Since compromise is so dangerous, we need to know how it can be avoided.

The Consequences of Compromise (August 13, 2015)

Aug 14, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the consequences of compromise. The recent struggle that denominations have had over the acceptance of homosexual marriage is the result of previous compromise on heterosexual sins. When we compromise on any matter it opens the door for terrible consequences.

Are We Legalists? (August 6, 2015)

Aug 7, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we a recent claim made by a listener that we are too legalistic. What is a legalist? What does the Bible say about commandment keeping?

What is Wrong with Instrumental Music? (July 30, 2015)

Jul 31, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what the New Testament teaches about instrumental music. Is it acceptable to use instrumental music in our worship? What about using instrumental music in our private, indivual worship?

Harpeth Hills Adds Instruments (July 09, 2015)

Jul 17, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the recent addition of instrumental worship by the Harpeth Hills church of Christ in Nashville, TN. We compared the reasons they gave for their decisions with what the Bible teaches.

The Origins of Religious Error (July 09, 2015)

Jul 10, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we seeds of doctinal error and when various denominational errors began historically. Be sure listen to this important discussion.

Denominationalism (July 02, 2015)

Jul 3, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed denominationalism. Does God approve of the many different denominations in the world today? What does the Bible teach about divisions?

Living in a Hostile World (June 25, 2015)

Jun 26, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the wicked world in which we live and how we should live in it. We looked at examples of people in the Bible who were faithful in hostile times.

Annihilation or Eternal Punishment? (June 18, 2015)

Jun 19, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the punishment of the wicked. Is it annihilation or is it eternal punishment?

Immigration (June 11, 2015)

Jun 12, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed immigration. What should be our attitude toward immigrants? How should we treat those who immigrate to this country? What should be our attitude toward immigration laws? What does the Bible say about this important issue?

Performance Worship (June 4, 2015)

Jun 5, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the trend toward performance worship. What about choirs, quartets, and solos? Are they authorized? What about plays, skits, and dramas?

Writings of the Early Church Fathers (May 28, 2015)

May 29, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the writings of the early church fathers. Is there any benefit to these writings? Are there any dangers in referencing these writings?

Modern Idolatry (May 21, 2015)

May 22, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed idolatry. Is idolatry a problem today? If so, how is it manifested?

Emergency Baptism (May 14, 2015)

May 15, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Ken Collins, a preacher in the Christian Church Diciples of Christ, about his article on how to conduct an emergency baptism and we examined the differences in our beliefs.

Responding to Baptist's Questions (April 30, 2015)

May 1, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered questions posed by Mohan in our interview with him two episodes previously. Be sure to listen to these responses. We also discussed a question about the Song of Solomon and a question about the Lord's supper.

Foreign Evangelism (April 23, 2015)

Apr 24, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with James Buchanan about his work in South Africa. You will appreciate hearing about James's experiences in his preaching work.

Interview with an Independant Baptist (April 16, 2015)

Apr 17, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Mohan Krishna, an Independant Baptist from Chicago, about several doctrinal disagreements we have. The discussion was very beneficial and you will not want to miss listening to it.

Religious Freedom and Persecution (April 9, 2015)

Apr 10, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Religious Freedom law in Indiana and what it might foretell about future persecution of believers. Will we be persecuted? How should we face persecution?

Slavery in the Bible (April 2, 2015)

Apr 3, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we look at slavery in the Bible. Does God condone or endorse slavery? Is the slavery described in the Bible immoral?

Predestination (March 26, 2015)

Mar 27, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed predestination. What does the Bible teach about predestination? Is Calvinistic predestination taught in the Bible?

Child Discipline (March 19, 2015)

Mar 20, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the important topic of disciplining our children. What instructions can we gain from the Bible to aid in this important task?

Some Listener Questions (March 12, 2015)

Mar 13, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed some questions submitted by our listeners. These included questions about the deity of Christ, churches selling meals, and the Lord's Supper. Have a question that you'd like discussed on the Virtual Bible Study? Send us an email!

Why Good People Do Bad Things (March 5, 2015)

Mar 6, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked about why good people sometimes do bad things. Why does this happen and how can we prevent it?

Guide, Guard, and Direct Us (February 26, 2015)

Feb 27, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed ways that God leads us in our lives today. HOw does God lead? How does he give us the wisdom he has promised us in His Word?

The Christian and His Money (February 19, 2015)

Feb 20, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed money. The Bible has numerous warnings and instructions on how a Christian should view and handle money. We examine some of these in this program.

Intriguing Listener Questions (February 12, 2015)

Feb 13, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered some very interesting questions from our listeners about the Stone Campbell movement, the Rapture, b bop bassing or beat boxing in worship, and women serving at the Lord's table. Be sure to listen to this random yet interesting program.

Church Benevolence (February 5, 2015)

Feb 6, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss benevolence. How should the church be involved in benevolence? Is there a difference between the church's responsibilities and the individual's responsibilities in benevolence?

Biblical Fellowship (January 29, 2015)

Jan 30, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we fellowship as the word is used in the Bible. Is our fellowship merely social, or is it much more important than this? How does the Bible use the term?

Gluttony (January 22, 2015)

Jan 23, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the sin of gluttony. What is the sin of gluttony and how do we avoid it?

Is God's Providence At Work In Our Lives Today? (January 15, 2015)

Jan 16, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed providence. Is God at work in our lives today? If so, how and to what extent?

More Listener Questions (January 8, 2015)

Jan 9, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered listener questions about tithing, the apocrypha, when to leave a church, and playing religious songs on an instrument. Be sure to listen to this important discussion.

Answering Newsweek's Attack on the Bible (January 1, 2015)

Jan 2, 2015

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the recent Newsweek article that states that 'the Bible is so misunderstood it is a sin'. Can the Bible be trusted? Is it full of contradictions?

Dealing with Religious Disagreements (December 18, 2014)

Dec 19, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how we should deal with religious disagreements. Is it wrong to confront someone when you think he or she is in error? What are some wrong ways to disagree? What should be our attitude when disagreeing?

Woman Preacher at 4th Avenue Church of Christ (December 11, 2014)

Dec 12, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the recent decision by the 4th Avenue Church of Christ in Franklin, TN, to accept a Lauren King as a preacher. Is this in accordance with the Word of God? Be sure to listen to this discussion.

The Dangers of Social Media (December 4, 2014)

Dec 5, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed social media and the temptations that it presents to Christians. Should we be concerned? What precautions should we take?

Former Member Questions Church of Christ (November 20, 2014)

Nov 21, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed comments submitted by a former member of the Church of Christ explaining why she no longer believes what she once did as a member of the church.

Big Bang, Theistic Evolution, Exorcism, and Suicide (November 13, 2014)

Nov 14, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed recent items in the news. The Pope claims the Big Bang and evolution occurred and that God is not a divine being. The Catholic church is doing more exorcisms these days and Brittany Maynard commits suicide instead of dying of her terminal illness. What does the Bible say about these topics?

Fasting (November 6, 2014)

Nov 7, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed fasting with Clay Gentry. Should we be fasting today? If so, what are some things to consider about fasting?

The Christian and Alcohol (October 30, 2014)

Oct 31, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed alcohol with Steve Klein. Is it permissable for a Christian to drink alcohol in moderation? We discuss this on the program. Be sure to listen.

Deacons (October 23, 2014)

Oct 24, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed deacons. What is their job? What are their qualifications? Can women be deacons?

How Progressives Interpret the Bible (October 16, 2014)

Oct 17, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed we look how a United Methodist preacher says he interprets the Bible and not the consequences of such an approach to Scripture.

Interesting Listener Questions (October 9, 2014)

Oct 10, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed interesting questions submitted by our listeners about baptism, dating, debt, elders, and God hating. Be sure to listen to this important discussion.

Command, Example, Necessary Inference (October 2, 2014)

Oct 3, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we the need for Bible authority for all that we do and how we can determine what God wants from us.

Isaiah Warns the Nation (September 25, 2014)

Sep 26, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at Isaiah 5 and noted parallels between our society as well as Christians today.

Do We Serve God for Self? (September 18, 2014)

Sep 19, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we comments recently made by Victoria Osteen in which she said we should serve God for ourselves. Should this be our primary reason for serving God. We also discussed a recent survey that reveals that many preachers today are avoiding controversial issues in order to maintain church attendance, giving, and the size of their facilities.

Does Mark 16:16 Command Baptism (September 11, 2014)

Sep 12, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed an article by Bob Wilkin that claims that Mark 16:16 does not command baptism. Are his conclusions true? Is baptism required?

Words Describing Our Salvation (September 04, 2014)

Sep 5, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at words that describe our salvation and what they teach us about it.

Various Listener Questions (August 28, 2014)

Aug 29, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered six interesting questions submitted by our listeners. Who could offer sacrifices in the Old Testament? Should the Lord's Supper be taken as a meal? Where did Jesus go when he died? We answer these questions and more on this addition of the Virtual Bible Study.

Abortion Ammendment 1 in Tennessee (August 21, 2014)

Aug 22, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Brian Harris, the president of Tennessee Right to Life, about the upcoming vote to ammend the constitution in Tennesssee to allow laws to be passed regulating abortion.

Should We Observe the Sabbath? (August 14, 2014)

Aug 15, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the Sabbath and asked if Christians should be observing it today.

What Our Kids Need (August 7, 2014)

Aug 8, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what our kids need in order to develop to be the people God desires. What are our responsibilities as parents?

Making Moral Choices (July 31, 2014)

Aug 1, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various false standards many are using to make decisions regarding right and wrong. We also discussed why we should use the teachings of Jesus and the apostles in our decision making.

Works of the Flesh (July 24, 2014)

Jul 25, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the works of the flesh noted in Galatians 5. What are these works that are condemned?

Failed Attempts to Justify Homosexuality (July 17, 2014)

Jul 18, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed arguments that some will make to justify homosexuality from the scriptures.

Organization and Work of the Church (July 10, 2014)

Jul 11, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the work and organization of the church. What is the work of the church? How should it be done? What are some unscriptural practices that must be avoided?

The Preacher, His Work, and the Church (July 03, 2014)

Jul 4, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed preachers. What is their work? How should they do their job? Should they be paid?

Listener Questions (June 26, 2014)

Jun 27, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered various questions. Is it wrong to read what other people say about the Bible, or should we only read the Bible? Can we be repetitive with our prayers? Should we take communion with only one cup? We answered these questions and more on this program.

Interview with a Converted Muslim (June 19, 2014)

Jun 20, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with a Muslim who has converted to Christianity. Listen to his amazing story of conversion on this episode.

Social Drinking (June 12, 2014)

Jun 13, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we drinking alcohol. Can a Christian drink? Is it wrong to consume alcohol, or is it just wrong to get drunk? We look at these questions in this important discussion.

Satan, His Orgin, and His Work (June 05, 2014)

Jun 6, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Satan. Where did he come, what are his goals, and how does he work?

Christians, Politics, and Schools (May 29, 2014)

May 30, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked about being involved in government. Can a Christian run for office? Can a Christian vote? We also talked about schooling our children. Is it appropriate to put our children in public school? Should we homeschool?

The Evil Influence of TV (May 22, 2014)

May 23, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed television and the evil influence it can be on our lives. How bad is television and what should we do about it?

Does the New Testament Teach a Pattern? (May 15, 2014)

May 16, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked if we should be following the example and patterns of first century churches. Many are refuting the idea of patternism. Does the Bible teach that we should be following a pattern?

Parenting Teenagers (May 08, 2014)

May 9, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we replayed a program from February 2, 2012, in which we discussed raising teenagers. We specifically looked at guidelines for teenagers dating. Join us for this important study.

Reviewing a Modesty Survey (May 01, 2014)

May 2, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed modesty. We considered what the Bible says on the subject and then reviewed a survey that asked men for their opinion on various articles of dress.

Why We Must Believe in Creation (April 24, 2014)

Apr 25, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed evolution. Can a Christian believe in evolution? What about thiestic evolution?

Important Listener Questions (April 17, 2014)

Apr 18, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer various important listener questions. We ask if everything that happens in our lives is because God wants it to happen. We also discussed church membership and the definition of worship. Be sure to listen as we discuss these and other questions submitted by our listeners.

The Noah Movie Controversy (April 10, 2014)

Apr 11, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the new Noah movie. Is it accurate? Should Christians view this movie?

Difficult Things Jesus Did and Said (April 3, 2014)

Apr 4, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at some things that Jesus did and said that are difficult to understand. How do we interpret these?

When Did the Church of Christ Begin? (March 27, 2014)

Mar 28, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Keith Sisman about his book that looks for historical references of the church of Christ. You will want to listen to this program as he shares with us his interesting findings.

In the Nurture and Admonition of the Lord (March 20, 2014)

Mar 21, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed parenting. God has given parents a serious responsibility to raise their children to know the Lord. How can parents accomplish this task?

Murmuring and Complaining (March 13, 2014)

Mar 14, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the sin of murmuring. When are we tempted to murmur and how can we avoid it?

False Charges Against Jesus (March 6, 2014)

Mar 7, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at some false accusations against Jesus. Did Jesus do wrong? Did he sin?

False Views About Jesus (February 27, 2014)

Feb 28, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at some false ideas that people have about Jesus. Was he just a man? Was he a created being? Was he an imposter? We answer these questions and more on this edition of the program.

Four Listener Questions (February 20, 2014)

Feb 21, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various questions submitted by our listeners. Is there ever a circumstance when it would be ok to not obey a commandment of God? Is it ok to hum and sing? Do we have to approach someone privately over a public sin? How to you help someone overcome the sin of pornography? Be sure to listen to this discussion.

Are There Mistakes in the Bible? (February 13, 2014)

Feb 14, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined an news article that claims that the Bible can not be trusted to be accurate because it mentions camels when camels supposedly did not exist. Is this a valid claim? Can the Bible be trusted?

Review of Creation Debate (February 06, 2014)

Feb 7, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed the debate on Creation between Bill Nye and Ken Ham. Is Creation refuted by science?

Do I Have to Be Baptized? (January 30, 2014)

Jan 31, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed baptism. Is baptism necessary for salvation?

Another Look at Abortion (January 23, 2014)

Jan 24, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed abortion. Is abortion an acceptable choice? What does the Bible say?

Behaviors Successful People Avoid (January 16, 2014)

Jan 17, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at an article that outlined behaviors that successful business people avoid. We looked for spiritual applications of these priciples.

Doctrinal Summary of the Church of Christ (Part 3) (January 9, 2014)

Jan 10, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued a discussion of an essay that claims to outline the beliefs of the church of Christ. We discussed whether these are accurate and discuss what we actually believe. The discussion this week focused on our understanding of grace.

Doctrinal Summary of the Church of Christ (Part 2) (January 2, 2014)

Jan 3, 2014

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued a discussion of an essay that claims to outline the beliefs of the church of Christ. We discussed whether these are accurate and discuss what we actually believe.

Doctrinal Summary of the Church of Christ (Part 1) (December 26, 2013)

Dec 27, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed an essay that claims to outline the beliefs of the church of Christ. We discussed whether these are accurate and discuss what we actually believe.

Separation of Church and State (December 19, 2013)

Dec 20, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how the devil is trying to push religion and faith out of every aspect of our lives. In what areas is he doing this and how should we respond?

The Sin I Can't Seem to Overcome (December 12, 2013)

Dec 13, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the overcoming sins that present a constant temptation to us. The Bible teaches us that we can overcome these temptations. How?

Not a Salvation Issue? (December 5, 2013)

Dec 6, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the common claim that certain things are 'not a salvation issue'. What things are salvation issues and what things are not? How do we make this determination?

Can We Change with the Culture? (November 28, 2013)

Nov 29, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the pressure to change with the times. Can we modify our teaching and practice with the cultural norms? Are there areas where we can change? Are there areas where we can not change?

Methodist Preacher Marries Homosexual Couple (November 21, 2013)

Nov 22, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Melvin Talbert, a retired bishop in the United Methodist Church. He recently married a homosexual couple and discussed it with us. Does this action harmonize with the scriptures? Is homosexuality sanctioned by the Bible?

The Problem of Pride (November 14, 2013)

Nov 15, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed pride and the serious danger it presents to our soul.

Why Do So Many Fail to Accept the Truth? (November 7, 2013)

Nov 8, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered why so many fail accept the truths of the Bible. Why do so many reject simple teachings from the Bible and what do we need in our lives to make sure we are accepting of the truth?

Some Listener Questions (October 31, 2013)

Nov 1, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the various listener questions. What about celebrating the Fourth of July? How should we teach our daughters to pray?

The Dispensations of God (October 24, 2013)

Oct 25, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the various ways that God has revealed His will to mankind in times past and the implications of this in our lives today.

The Attack on the Family (October 17, 2013)

Oct 18, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the attack on the family. How is the family being attacked and how can we defend against it? What does the Bible say about the way our family should be structured?

Ends and Means (October 10, 2013)

Oct 11, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the question of whether or not the ends justify the means. If we think good is accomplished by an action, does this justify the action?

Days of Creation (October 03, 2013)

Oct 4, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the days of creation. Did God create the Earth in 6 literal days or was it long periods of time? What are some problems with the theory of evolution?

Does God Want Us to Be a Millionaire? (September 26, 2013)

Sep 27, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the health and wealth gospel. Does God want us to be a millionaire? Some say that we should be wealthy as a result of serving God. What does the Bible say?

Church Finances (September 19, 2013)

Sep 20, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed church finances. Specifically, we investigated how a local church is to obtain money to do its work, and how that money is to be properly used in authorized ways. This is a much misunderstood and neglected topic by most religious groups.

How to Be a Non-Conformist (September 12, 2013)

Sep 13, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how we can be different than the world. Satan wants us to be like the world and he can be successful if he can get us to think like the world. We discussed various ways that we are tempted to think like the world and how we can avoid those temptations.

Discipleship (September 05, 2013)

Sep 6, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what it means to be a disciple. What characteristics should be present in a Christian? And, is the term Christian of divine origin?

Hades, Purgatory, and Duck Dynasty (August 29, 2013)

Aug 30, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed a couple of opposing viewpoints of our listeners about Hades and Purgatory. We also discussed Duck Dynasty.

Where are the Dead? (August 22, 2013)

Aug 23, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what happens when we die. Where do our souls go?

Worship: Contemporary, Traditional, or ? (August 15, 2013)

Aug 16, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our worship. What are some potential problems with contemporary and traditonal worship? What is the primary objective of our worship?

Effective Bible Classes (August 08, 2013)

Aug 9, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Bible Classes? Are Bible classes scriptural and, if so, what does it take to have an effective Bible class?

Overcoming Homosexuality (August 01, 2013)

Aug 2, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed reparitive therapy with David Pickup, a Licenced Family and Marriage Therapist. Can someone overcome homosexuality? Is is a sin to be tempted homosexually?

Kids and Technology (July 25, 2013)

Jul 26, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the dangers of technology as it relates to our children. What are some of the dangers and how can we protect our children?

Several Listener Questions (July 18, 2013)

Jul 19, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at several interesting questions posed by our listeners. What do you do about an elder caught in sin? What about a preacher who is involved in a sinful relationship? Can women speak in Bible class? Do individual Christians have a responsibilty to an unfaithful brother who has not been disciplined by the church? What about paying the preacher?

What it Means to Be a Saint (July 11, 2013)

Jul 12, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what it means to be a saint and compared it with the Catholic church tradition of establishing a saint.

Pros and Cons of Living in America (July 4, 2013)

Jul 5, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the blessings of living in the USA but we also talked about how our blessing could become a threat to our spiritual well being.

Does it Matter? (June 27, 2013)

Jun 28, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked if it matters what I believe, what I did to be saved, what church I attend, or how I worship?

Tolerance and Intolerance (June 20, 2013)

Jun 21, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed a recent news report from Columbia State Community college in which teacher Dr. Linda Brunton forced her students to support the homosexual agenda. This lead us to a discussion of tolerance and intolerance.

Moral Relativism (June 13, 2013)

Jun 14, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed moral relativism. Is the idea that there are no absolutes in what is right and what is wrong scriptural? Is this approach to religion correct?

Demon Possession, Child Discipline (June 6, 2013)

Jun 7, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined demon posssession and child discipline. Join us as we examine two interesting, totally unrelated subjects.

A Church of Christ Adds Instrumental Music (May 30, 2013)

May 31, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at arguments made by the Heritage Church of Christ in Fort Worth, TX, in support of their decision to use instrumental music in their worship. Is this authorized? Is this type of worship pleasing to God?

Reviewing Some Denominational Doctrines (May 23, 2013)

May 24, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed denominational doctrines of salvation by faith only, once saved always saved, and instrumental music in worship. What do the scriptures teach about these doctrines?

The Most Misused Bible Verses (May 16, 2013)

May 17, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Bible verses that are often misused to support false doctrines. What are these verses and how are they misused?

Anxiety (May 09, 2013)

May 10, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at anxiety. Is anxiety a sin? How do we deal with anxiety?

Questions on Smoking and the Use of the Church Building (May 02, 2013)

May 3, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we addressed arguments in favor of smoking and eating in the church building.

Modest Dress (Apr 25, 2013)

Apr 26, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed modest dress. What are principles from the Bible that help us to understand how we should dress? Are there any absolutes?

Phantom Bible Verses (Apr 18, 2013)

Apr 19, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Phantom Bible Verses. Phantom Bible verses are verses or phrases that many believe are Biblical but can not be found in the Bible. Be sure to listen to this important program.

Some Listener Questions (Apr 11, 2013)

Apr 12, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we addressed various questions submitted by our listeners. What about the Apocrypha? Is it wrong to marry a person who is not a Christian? These and more questions were discussed.

Why I Believe in God (Apr 04, 2013)

Apr 5, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined the evidence that God exists. Is there evidence that God exists or are we taking a blind leap of faith to believe in God?

Is God Immoral? Part 2 (Mar 28, 2013)

Mar 29, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued the discussion of the athiest's argument that God is immoral based upon what he did in the Old Testament. Are these valid arguments? What about the killing of innocent babies in the Old Testament?

Is God Immoral? Part 1 (Mar 21, 2013)

Mar 22, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the athiest's argument that God is immoral based upon what he did in the Old Testament. Are these valid arguments? What about the killing of innocent babies in the Old Testament?

Bibles and Beer (Mar 14, 2013)

Mar 15, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the growing phenomenon of conducting Bible Studies in bars and taverns. We talked with A.J. Viola and Rodger McDaniel about meetings they conduct in bars. Is this type of approach acceptable?

Persecution (Mar 07, 2013)

Mar 8, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed persecution. David Fowler of Family Action of Tennessee joined us to discuss disturbing trends in legislature that indicate we may face increased persecution in the near future.

Grace (Feb 28, 2013)

Mar 1, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed grace. What is grace and how does it affect us in our relationship to God? Does God's grace overlook sin in our lives?

Reviewing a Blog About Situation Ethics (Feb 21, 2013)

Feb 22, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed a blog written by Keith Brenton in which he claimed situation ethics is acceptable. Is this correct? Does the Bible allow for situation ethics? Does the situation determine right and wrong?

Hypocrisy (Feb 14, 2013)

Feb 15, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the problem of hypocrisy. Jesus said the problem of hypocrisy can present itself in many different forms in our lives. Listen to this important discussion to find out more about hypocrisy and how to prevent it.

Pornography (Feb 07, 2013)

Feb 8, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed pornography. The problem is not new, but statistics show that it is on the rise. What does the Bible say? How can we overcome this temptation?

God and Sports (Jan 31, 2013)

Feb 1, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed sports. Does God care about the outcome of sporting events? What is the appropriate attitude toward and involvement in sports?

Forgive One Another (Jan 24, 2013)

Jan 25, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed forgiveness. This subject is crucial to our salvation and is often overlooked.

Violent Video Games (Jan 17, 2013)

Jan 18, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Jack Thompson about violent video games and their connection with school shootings like Sandy Hook. Do violent video games pose a threat? What does the Bible teach about violence?

The Bible Versus Other Books (Jan 10, 2013)

Jan 11, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we compared the Bible with other writings claimed to be holy. The Bible is free from the problems contained in other books that claim to be from God.

Extra Biblical Revelation (Jan 03, 2013)

Jan 4, 2013

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked if God is speaking to us outside of the revelation in Bible? Does God speak directly to us today?

Lying (Dec 27, 2012)

Dec 28, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed lying. What does the Bible say about lying? Is lying ever justified?

End of World Predictions and School Shootings (Dec 20, 2012)

Dec 21, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the predictions that the world will end on December 21, 2012, and the recent school shootings in Connecticut.

Jehovah'Witnesses' Doctrines Examined (Dec 13, 2012)

Dec 14, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the false doctrines of the Jehovah'Witnesses. What are some of these doctrines and how do they compare with what the Bible teaches.

Some Listener Questions Part 2 (Dec 06, 2012)

Dec 7, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we Continued discussing some questions submitted by our listeners. What about praying in Jesus' name? What about being a part of a church with whose leaders you disagree? What about Unitarian Universalism?

Some Listener Questions (Nov 29, 2012)

Nov 30, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed some questions submitted by our listeners. What about polygamy? Is baptism required for salvation? What about the name church of Christ? Why not call the preacher a pastor?

Evangelistic Methods (Nov 15, 2012)

Nov 16, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed evangelism. What works in teaching others the gospel and what doesn't work?

Your Guy Lost...What Now? (Nov 08, 2012)

Nov 9, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our relationship to government. How do we respond to a government with which we disagree?

Voting our Moral Conscience (Nov 01, 2012)

Nov 2, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed voting. What issues should we consider in making our decisions for a candidate? Tennessee State Representative Joey Hensley joins us for this discussion.

How Our Worship is Different (Oct 25, 2012)

Oct 26, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our worship and how it is different from the denominational world. Chris Bates joins us for this discussion.

How Our Worship is Different (Oct 18, 2012)

Oct 19, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed a Unitarian Universalist about their beliefs or lack there of.

Sexual Immorality (Oct 11, 2012)

Oct 12, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed sexual immorality and what we can do to resist it. This is an important topic in our society. Please listen.

How to Determine Right and Wrong (Oct 04, 2012)

Oct 5, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we compared what we discussed our standard of right and wrong. What are some wrong standards for making our deteriminations of right and wrong?

Unscientific Evolution (Sep 27, 2012)

Sep 28, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed comments recently made by Bill Nye The Science Guy in which he claims creationism is wrong. His comments lack scientific basis and are innacurate as we discovered in our discussion.

Medical Ethics (Sep 20, 2012)

Sep 21, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed some questions about medical ethics. Is it ok to take medicine? Is it ok to kill someone who is terminally ill? Is it ok for a doctor to see our nakedness?

Our Practice of Prayer (Sep 13, 2012)

Sep 14, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed prayer and the benefits it offers our lives. We examined some of the specific aspects of prayer like when, where, how, and how often in this encouraging study.

More Listener Questions (Sep 6, 2012)

Sep 7, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined more of questions that have been posed by our listeners. We discussed questions about false teachers, salvation issues, and self defense. Be sure to listen to this interesting discussion.

Several Listener Questions (Aug 30, 2012)

Aug 31, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined several questions that have been posed by our listeners.

Excuses for Not Doing Evangelism (Aug 23, 2012)

Aug 24, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at excuses that people make for not being evangelistic. What excuses are we making and do they work?

Is the Church of Christ a Cult? (Part 2) (Aug 16, 2012)

Aug 17, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued to examine claims that the church of Christ a cult. Is the church of Christ a cult? Are the claims that are made valid?

Is the Church of Christ a Cult? (Part 1) (Aug 09, 2012)

Aug 10, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined claims that the church of Christ a cult. Is the church of Christ a cult? Are the claims that are made valid?

The Lord's Supper (Aug 02, 2012)

Aug 3, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Lord's Supper. What are some important elements of this part of our worship and how should we partake?

A Review of Christian Cliches (Part 2) (Jul 26, 2012)

Jul 27, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued to look at some cliches that blogger Christian Piatt says we should avoid. Is he correct in his conclusions? Join us as we conclude this discussion of his comments.

A Review of Christian Cliches (Part 1) (Jul 19, 2012)

Jul 20, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at some cliches that blogger Christian Piatt says we should avoid. Is he correct in his conclusions? Join us as we discuss his comments.

Foreign Evangelism (Jul 12, 2012)

Jul 13, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed foreign evangelism with James Buchannan who is moving his family to South Africa. We discussed foreign evangelism and how it should be done.

Emotions in Religion (Jul 05, 2012)

Jul 6, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed emotions in religion. What should be the place of emotions? Do they belong in religion? Can they cause problems? Are they helpful?

Submission (Jun 28, 2012)

Jun 29, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed submission. What are some relationships that require submission? What are the implications of submitting?

Why Aren't We Growing? (Jun 21, 2012)

Jun 22, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at reasons why church membership and attendance is in decline. We also discussed what we can do to reverse the trend.

Five Important Listener Questions (Jun 14, 2012)

Jun 15, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered important questions asked by our listeners. Should we sue our brethren? Should the end of Mark 16 be in our Bibles? Should we have youth ministers? We answered these and other important questions on our program.

Interview with a Snake Handling Preacher (Jun 07, 2012)

Jun 8, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we talked with Andrew Hamblin who handles snakes and believes that God wants His believers to handle snakes. He also preached the funeral of Mack Wolford who died from handling a snake. Be sure to listen to this discussion to hear why some believe they should handle snakes.

Snake Handler Dies (May 31, 2012)

Jun 1, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined the practice of snake handling. Mack Wolford from West Virginia recently died in a Pentecostal worship service after being bit by a rattlesnake. Should we be handling snakes today? What does the Bible say?

Follow Up To Baptist Preacher Defends Instrumental Music (May 24, 2012)

May 25, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed arguments used to defend using instrumental music in worship.

Baptist Preacher Defends Instrumental Music (May 17, 2012)

May 18, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed instrumental music with David Baker from the Lighthouse Baptist Church. David presented his arguments to defend using instrumental music in worship. We denied that instrumental music is authorized by the New Testament.

'Insignificant Sins' That Will Send You To Hell (May 10, 2012)

May 11, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at some sins that our society views as not being that big of a deal that the Bible condemns. Are there sins that are overlooked by many that God says He will punish? More importantly, are there any of these sins in our lives?

Dan Savage Attacks The Bible (May 3, 2012)

May 4, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined an outrageous attack by homosexual activist Dan Savage. He claims we are bullying people when we teach what the Bible says about homosexuality. Is he right? Is the Bible wrong?

Making Religion Easy (Apr 26, 2012)

Apr 27, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined the trend to make religion easy. Should we expect religion to be easy and free from sacrifice?

Questions About Baptism (Apr 19, 2012)

Apr 20, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered various questions about baptism. What things are or are not necessary for baptism? What about young children being baptized? What about re-baptism?

The Credibility of the Eyewitnesses (Apr 12, 2012)

Apr 13, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered the validity of the eyewitness testimony recorded in the Bible. Can we belive the witnesses? If so, what are the implications?

Measuring and Maintaining Our Zeal (Apr 5, 2012)

Apr 6, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our zeal. God wants us to be zealous or enthusiastic. How do we maintain this zeal?

Various Listener Questions (Mar 29, 2012)

Mar 30, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered various listener questions. Join us for this important discussion.

Degrees of Punishment and Reward (Mar 22, 2012)

Mar 23, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed degrees of punishment and reward. Does the Bible teach degrees of punishment and reward? What about earning one of five crowns?

Second Coming of Christ (Mar 15, 2012)

Mar 16, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the second coming of Christ. When will Christ come? Will we have any warnings?

Our Kids and the Homosexual Agenda (Mar 8, 2012)

Mar 9, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study Tennessee Senator Stacey Campfield joined us to discuss his proposed legislation that has been called the Don't Say Gay Bill. He is proposing to limit discussion of homosexuality in the classroom. What do the scriptures teach on this important subject?

The Plan of Salvation (Mar 1, 2012)

Mar 2, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at what the scriptures teach that we must do in order to be saved. Many false doctrines exist about salvation and we compare some of these with what the scriptures teach in this important discussion.

Training Up a Child (Feb 23, 2012)

Feb 24, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed parenting children. What principles from the scriputres help parents with this enormous task?

Miscellaneous Listener Questions (Feb 16, 2012)

Feb 17, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we studied various listener questions. We discussed Christian being in the military, labor unions, along with other issues. Join us for this important discussion.

Dealing with Depression (Feb 9, 2012)

Feb 10, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed depression. What principles from the Bible help us to deal with and overcome depression? Is is ok to take medication for depression?

Parenting Teenagers (Feb 2, 2012)

Feb 3, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed raising teenagers. We specifically looked at guidelines for teenagers dating. Join us for this important study.

Viral Video_Why I Hate Religion (Jan 26, 2012)

Jan 27, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at the viral video that claims it is possible to Love Jesus and Hate Religion. Is this possible?

Are Those in Denominations Lost? Part 2 (Jan 19, 2012)

Jan 20, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued our examination of denominations. We again asked if those in denominations are lost. Join us for this important follow-up discussion.

Are Those in Denominations Lost? Part 1 (Jan 12, 2012)

Jan 13, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked if those in denominations are lost. Join us for this important discussion.

Can You Prove the Bible is Inspired? (Jan 05, 2012)

Jan 6, 2012

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at reasons why we believe the Bible is inspired. What are reasons that we can have faith that the Bible is inspired?

Resolutions (Dec 29, 2011)

Dec 30, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed resolutions. Are resolutions good? What are some resolutions we should make?

Happier Homes (Dec 22, 2011)

Dec 23, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at scriptural principles that will lead to happier homes.

Worship Attire (Dec 15, 2011)

Dec 16, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered dressing for worship. Are there any guidelines that we can use to determine what we should wear to a worship assembly?

Questions About Marriage (Dec 08, 2011)

Dec 9, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various questions about marriage, divorce, and remarriage. Please join us for this important discussion.

Does the Bible Teach Eternal Security (Dec 01, 2011)

Dec 2, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined the doctrine of once saved always saved. Can a Christian live in such a way to lose his or her salvation?

Christians and Politics (Nov 24, 2011)

Nov 25, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed if Christians can vote, can hold political office, and just how involved Christians should be in the political process.

Various Listener Questions (Nov 17, 2011)

Nov 18, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various listener questions. Join us for a discussion of these interesting questions.

Is One Faith As Good As Another (Nov 10, 2011)

Nov 11, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the idea that one faith is as good as another. Is this so? Does it matter what we believe?

Capital Punishment (Nov 03, 2011)

Nov 4, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed capital punishment. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should we practice capital punishment today?

Near Death Experiences (Oct 27, 2011)

Oct 28, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined near-death experiences. Are near-death experiences real? What does the Bible say?

Ready to Give an Answer (Oct 20, 2011)

Oct 21, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at various questions that people ask about the church of Christ and answered those questions.

Is Mormonism a Cult? (Oct 13, 2011)

Oct 14, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered Mormonism and asked if it is a cult. What are the characteristics of a cult? Join us as we ask these important questions.

Prosperity and Adversity (Oct 6, 2011)

Oct 7, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed prosperity and adversity. How can we be faithful to God in both good times and bad?

Responsibilities Toward the Local Church (Sep 29, 2011)

Sep 30, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed membership in a local church. Is membership required and, if so, what responsibilities does a member have to the congregation?

Do Circumstances Determine Right and Wrong? (Sep 22, 2011)

Sep 23, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed situation ethics. Pat Robertson recently made some intersting comments that show the error of situation ethics. Join us for this important discussion.

The Reliability of the Bible (Sep 15, 2011)

Sep 16, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the reliability of the Bible. Can the Bible be trusted? If so, why?

Conflict Resolution in Marriage (Sep 8, 2011)

Sep 9, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined scriptural principles to apply in resolving marriage conflicts. How do we resolve conflicts in our marriage when they arise?

Demons and Angels (Sep 1, 2011)

Sep 2, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at what the scriptures teach about demons and angels. What does the Bible reveal about these beings?

Why Study Evidences? (Aug 25, 2011)

Aug 26, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined evidences. What evidences do we have for our faith and why should we study evidences?

Various Listener Questions (Aug 18, 2011)

Aug 19, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered various listeners' questions. What about tattos? What about an elder who smokes? These are just a few of the questions we considered on this program.

What Makes a Good Sermon? (Aug 11, 2011)

Aug 12, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at sermons and considered what makes a good sermon. What does a sermon need with respect to God, the audience, visual aids, etc. to be effective?

The Sinner's Prayer (Aug 4, 2011)

Aug 5, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Frank Webb about the sinner's prayer. He beileves we must say a prayer to be saved. What does the Bible teach?

NASCAR Preacher's Prayer (July 28, 2011)

Jul 29, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Joe Nelms about the prayer he delivered at the start of a recent NASCAR race. His prayer has been labeled irreverent and we discussed this as well as asked what guidelines we should use in approaching God.

Six Steps to a Broken Home (July 21, 2011)

Jul 22, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined progressive steps that lead to a failed marriage. What characteristics and actions in our lives can lead to divorce?

Interview with State Senator Regarding Persecution (July 14, 2011)

Jul 15, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed a new state law with Senator Bill Ketron. His anti-bullying law has some concerned that it could infringe on religious free speech.

Courts of Men vs. Courts of God (July 7, 2011)

Jul 8, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered the problems inherent in the human court system and contrasted human courts with the courts of God.

False Views About Jesus (June 30, 2011)

Jul 1, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined several false views of Jesus. What are these views and how do we know they are false?

The Use of Tobacco (June 23, 2011)

Jun 24, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the use of tobacco. What principles from the Scriptures can we use to determine wheather the use of tobacco is acceptable for a Christian?

Disturbing Trends in the Church (June 16, 2011)

Jun 17, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at disturbing trends in the church. What are some trends underway that are leading away from the scriptures and God?

Nine Listener Questions (June 09, 2011)

Jun 10, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered various listeners' questions. We discussed birthdays, cremations, marriage, Osama Bin Laden, and more! Be sure to listen to this important discusssion!

Church Attacked for Stance on Homosexuality (June 02, 2011)

Jun 3, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Larry Wright of the Garden City church of Christ about the recent persecution they have received over their teaching that homosexuality is a sin. Be sure to listen to this important discussion.

The Failed May 21st Prophecy (May 26, 2011)

May 27, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the failed May 21st prophecy. What do we know about the end of the world? What should be our attitude toward the second coming of Christ?

Is Membership in a Church Necesary? (May 19, 2011)

May 20, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed church membership. Is it necessary to be a member of a local church and, if so, what are the benefits of membership?

Marriage and Divorce (May 12, 2011)

May 13, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined what the scriptures teach about divorce and remarriage. Is divorce allowed? If so, under what circumstances?

One Word Answers to Calvinism (May 05, 2011)

May 6, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at one word answers to the doctrines fo Calvinism.

Why Do Some Fall Away? (Apr 28, 2011)

Apr 29, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed why some lose their faith and fall away? Be sure to listen to this important discussion to learn why anyone might potentially fall away.

Should We Observe Easter? (Apr 21, 2011)

Apr 22, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Easter. Where does the Easter holiday originate and should we observe the holiday?

Methodist Professor Says Churches of Christ are Right (Apr 14, 2011)

Apr 15, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Ted Campbell, a professor at Southern Methodist University, about a recent blog post that he made declaring that the churches of Christ are correct on certain doctrinal matters. What are these doctrinal matters and does it matter what we believe and practice?

Will a Loving God Send People to Hell (Apr 07, 2011)

Apr 8, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Rob Bell's new book in which he challenges the concept of hell. Does God's nature preclude him from sending anyone to hell? Does hell even exist?

How Are You Going to Be Different? (Mar 31, 2011)

Apr 1, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the morals of our society and noticed how far they are from God's standards. As a result, we must make effort to be different from the world.

The Church Is the People (Mar 24, 2011)

Mar 25, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the fact the the church is the people and not the building. This has implications on how we view the church and how we act toward it.

What is the Least I can Believe and Still Be a Christian (Mar 17, 2011)

Mar 18, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Martin Thielen about his new book in which he asks what is the least one can believe and still be a Christian. Be sure to listen to this interesting discussion.

Authority for the Church Building and Its Use (Mar 10, 2011)

Mar 11, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the church building. Does the church have authority for a church building, and if so, how should it be used?

Open Forum (Mar 03, 2011)

Mar 4, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered various questions presented by our listeners. Be sure to listen to this important discussion!

What Baptism Does Not Do (Feb 24, 2011)

Feb 25, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what baptism does not do. What do the scriptures teach about baptism?

Hijacked Bible Doctrines (Feb 17, 2011)

Feb 18, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed hijacked Bible doctrines. We looked at doctrines that false teachers have perverted and corrupted.

Confessing Our Sins (Feb 10, 2011)

Feb 11, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed confessing our sins. Is confession required? If so, how should we confess our sins?

Conflict Resolution (Feb 03, 2011)

Feb 4, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how we should handle conflicts in the church. What principles from the Bible apply when a conflict arises?

What We KNOW About The End of The World (Jan 27, 2011)

Jan 28, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what the Bible teaches about tthe end of the world. Can we know when the end of the world will be? Are there signs of the end of the world?

Will Judgment Day Be May 21st? (Jan 13, 2011)

Jan 21, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed several preachers who believe the end of the world is coming soon based upon what they think the Bible teaches. Are they correct? Can we know when the end of the world will be?

A Pentecostal Preacher Discusses Oneness Doctrine (Jan 13, 2011)

Jan 14, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Rick Craft, a Pentecostal preacher, who holds the oneness view of the Godhead. We discussed his view and compared it to what the scriptures teach about the Godhead.

A Preacher Attempts to Defend Drinking (Jan 6, 2011)

Jan 7, 2011

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Jon McLemore of The Street Corner Symphony. Jon and his group were recent runners up on The Sing Off which aired on NBC. Jon said on the program that he enjoys drinking beer. We discussed this with Jon on the program.

Reconsidering Our Giving (Dec 30, 2010)

Dec 31, 2010

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our giving. What principles should we use to determine our giving? Are we giving enough?

Questions That The Bible Does Not Answer(Dec 23, 2010)

Dec 24, 2010

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Question that the Bible does not answer. What do we know about question like this are we missing infromation that we need.

Hindrances to Baptism(Dec 16, 2010)

Dec 17, 2010

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what might hinder someone from being baptized and discussed what the scriptures teach about baptism.

Offering Criticism(Dec 09, 2010)

Dec 10, 2010

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss criticism. When is criticism proper and how we should receive and respond to criticism?

Self-Control at Year's End (Dec 02, 2010)

Dec 3, 2010

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed self-control around the holiday season. How should we practice self-control in the areas of spending, worldliness, and eating?

Blessing the Animals and Does Silence Authorize? (Nov 25, 2010)

Nov 26, 2010

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On this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discuss the practice of some denominations to have special services to bless the animals. This is based on the presumption that, even though the Bible never addresses this, we are free to act where the Bible is silent. Study this important subject with us.

Organization and Work of the Church (Nov 18, 2010)

Nov 19, 2010

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This edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed common errors in the religious world concering the church organization.

Various Listener Questions (Nov 11, 2010)

Nov 12, 2010

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This edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various questions submitted by our listeners. Join us for this important discussion.

Priorities for the Local Church (Nov 04, 2010)

Nov 5, 2010

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This edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed priorities for the local church. What should the church place emphasis on? Does the Bible define priorities for the local church?

Anne Rice Quits Christianity (Oct 28, 2010)

Oct 29, 2010

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This edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed why Ann Rice no longer wants to be a Christian.

You Might Think You Can Earn Your Salvation If... (Oct 21, 2010)

Oct 22, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we discussed earning our salvation. The scriptures teach that we can not earn or merit our salvation, but certain attitudes we have may indicate that we are guilty of thinking we can earn our salvation.

The Problem of Human Suffering (Oct 07, 2010)

Oct 8, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we discussed human suffering. All humans suffer. Is this suffering caused by God or Satan? Can good come from the suffering?

Helping a Christian in Doubt (Sep 30, 2010)

Oct 1, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we answered questions that a listener submitted that were causing him some doubt and concern. Please listen to this important discussion as we go to the scriptures to strengthen our faith.

Can Miracles be Naturally Explained (Sep 23, 2010)

Sep 24, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we discussed miracles. We asked if miracles could be naturally explained.

Dumb Things Christians Do (Sep 16, 2010)

Sep 17, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we discussed the dumb things Christians do and how we can avoid those mistakes.

Koran Burning/Religious Tolerance (Sep 09, 2010)

Sep 10, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we discussed the preacher who plans to burn the Koran. How should we respond to those who disagree with us?

The 70 AD Doctrine/Realized Eschatology (Sep 02, 2010)

Sep 3, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we examined the 70 AD doctrine which is also known as Realized Eschatology. Has the final coming of Christ already occurred?

Man Sues Bible Publisher (Aug 26, 2010)

Aug 27, 2010

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Man Sues Bible Publisher saying homosexuality was not condemned in the orginal bible.

Spiritual School Supplies (Aug 19, 2010)

Aug 20, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what students need in order to be pleasing to God. What are the spiritual school supplies every student should have as they go back to school?

Church Mission Statements (Aug 12, 2010)

Aug 13, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed chruch mission statements. Should the church have a mission statement? What are some dangers of mission statements? What is the mission of the church?

Listener Questions (Aug 5, 2010)

Aug 6, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answer questions that were provide from you the viewer!

Five Years of The Virtual Bible Study (Jul 29, 2010)

Jul 30, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed the past five years of the Virtual Bible Study. We looked that the ten most downloaded programs and discussed them in review.

Review of The Interview with The Presbyterian Church (Jul 22, 2010)

Jul 23, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed our interview with the Presbyterian preacher in which he defended accepting homosexuals in positions of leadership in the Presbyterian church.

Homosexuality and The Presbyterian Church (Jul 15, 2010)

Jul 16, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the recent decision by the Presbyterian church to allow practicing homosexuals to serve in positions of leadership. We talked with a Presbyterian minister about his understanding of what the scriptures teach about homosexuality.

Gossip (Jul 08, 2010)

Jul 9, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed gossip. What is gossip and how do we avoid it?

Single Christians (Jul 01, 2010)

Jul 2, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed living as a single Christian. Why would someone live as a single person and what are the benefits and challenges facing a single person?

Selecting A Mate (Jun 24, 2010)

Jun 25, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed selecting a spouse. The importance of selecting a life long spouse!

Spiritual Warfare (Jun 17, 2010)

Jun 18, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we spiritual warfare. We are in a spiritual war for our souls! How can we be victorious?

Biblical Financial Principles (Jun 10, 2010)

Jun 11, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Biblical financial principles. What does the Bible teach us about our finances? Be sure to listen to this study!

Pattern Theology (Jun 3, 2010)

Jun 4, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed pattern theology. Should we be following the patterns of the New Testament or can we serve God anyway that we please.

Eternal Security (May 27, 2010)

May 28, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the doctrine of Once Saved, Always Saved. What does the Bible teach about this doctrine?

Open Forum (May 20, 2010)

May 21, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we had an open forum. Be sure to listen to this episode as we answered various questions submitted by our listeners.

Religious Unity (May 13, 2010)

May 14, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the important subject of religious unity. How can we achieve it? What attitudes must we possess to make unity possible?

The Role of Women (May 6, 2010)

May 7, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the role of women. What does the Bible teach concerning the woman's role in the home and church?

Noah's Ark (April 29, 2010)

Apr 30, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Noah's Ark. Recent news reports say that Noah's Ark has been discovered. If so, what are the impacts of such a discovery?

Dancing and the Prom (April 22, 2010)

Apr 23, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed dancing and the Prom. What does the Bible say about dancing? Should a Christian attend the prom?

The Tea Party Movement and Our Relationship to the Government (April 15, 2010)

Apr 16, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our relationship to the government. Can we rebel against the government? Can we revolt if the government becomes oppressive or wicked? Be sure to listen to this important study!

The Fear of God (April 08, 2010)

Apr 9, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the fear of God. Should we fear God? How will the fear of God demonstrate itself in our lives?

Forbidden Speech (April 01, 2010)

Apr 2, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed forbidden speech. What are some things that the Bible tells us to avoid in our speech?

Congregational Singing (March 25, 2010)

Mar 26, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed congregational singing. Does the Bible command congregational singing? What can we do to improve our congregational singing?

Bible Translations (March 18, 2010)

Mar 19, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we discussed the reliability of our Bibles, and we looked at several English translations. Some are good, but some are bad. Which ones should we be using?

Evolution (March 11, 2010)

Mar 12, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we discussed evolution? Is the theory accurate? Does it contrdict science?

The Age of the Earth (March 4, 2010)

Mar 5, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we talked with an Astronomy teacher about what he believes about the age of the earth. Is the earth really Billions of years old? What does the Bible teach?

Can You Be Religious without a Church? and Using Martial Arts to Convert People? (February 25, 2010)

Feb 26, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study, we talked with a preacher who is using Martial Arts to attract people to his church. Is this acceptable to God? Also, we discussed whether we need to be a part of a church to be pleasing to God.

What About Those Who Never Hear the Gospel? (February 18, 2010)

Feb 19, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed asked what would be the eternal destiny of those who never hear the gospel. What does the Bible teach about this important question?

The Only Ones Going To Heaven? (February 11, 2010)

Feb 12, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed whether we should be more inclusive. Should we accept anyone who believes in Jesus regardless of what they practice? Who will go to heaven anyway?

Parents of the Bible (February 4, 2010)

Feb 5, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed parents of the Bible. Parents today face enormous challenges. Who are some examples from the Bible that they can look to for an example?

Young People of the Bible (January 28, 2010)

Jan 29, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed young people of the Bible. Young people today face enormous challenges as they try to live for God. Who are some examples from the Bible that they can look to for an example?

Brotherly Love (January 21, 2010)

Jan 22, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed brotherly love. How will brotherly love manifest itself in our lives?

The Movies(January 14, 2010)

Jan 15, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed movies. What guidelines should we use in determining what kind of movies we view?

Alleged Contradictions in the Resurrection Accounts(January 07, 2010)

Jan 8, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed Dan Barker's essay in which he claims to have discovered contradictions in the Resurrection accounts. Do these accounts contradict or are their explainations?

Alleged Bible Contradictions (December 31, 2009)

Jan 1, 2010

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed how we can deal with alleged contradictions in the Bible.

Listeners' Questions (December 24, 2009)

Dec 25, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed various questions submitted by our listeners.

The Home Church Movement (December 17, 2009)

Dec 18, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed the house church movement. Is it wrong for a church to meet anywhere other than a home? Should the size of churches be kept to a minimum?

Some Questions About God (December 10, 2009)

Dec 11, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed some characteristics of God that we need to understand in order to be pleasing to Him.

Seven Things a Loving God Hates (December 03, 2009)

Dec 4, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed seven things that the scriptures say that God hates.

COMPLAINING! (November 26, 2009)

Nov 27, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed something that often hinders us from being thankful: complaining.

2012: End of the World? (November 19, 2009)

Nov 20, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed the claim that the world will end in 2012. What does the Bible say about the end of the world and Christ's return?

What Was Jesus Really Like? (November 12, 2009)

Nov 13, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed what Jesus was really like. Was Jesus like so many in the religious world today think he was?

Life After Death (November 5, 2009)

Nov 6, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed life after death. What does the Bible teach about heaven and hell?

Listeners' Questions (October 29, 2009)

Oct 30, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We answered questions submitted by listeners from around the world. Be sure to listen to this program as we discuss various important topics.

Unpopular Sayings of Jesus (October 22, 2009)

Oct 23, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed unpopular sayings of Jesus. What are some of the sayings of Christ that are difficult to accept and, as a result, are unpopular?

Catholicism Reviewed (October 15, 2009)

Oct 16, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed Catholicism and compared the Catholic Church to the Bible.

An Interview with a Catholic (October 8, 2009)

Oct 9, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We inteviewed a Catholic who is a former member of the church of Christ. Find out why he believes that the Catholic church is the true church of the scriptures.

Prayer (October 1, 2009)

Oct 2, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We discussed prayer. What are some principles that the scriptures teach about prayer? How can we make our prayers more effective?

Walking With Jesus (September 24, 2009)

Sep 25, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study We talked about the need to step out of our comfort zones and overcome our fears in order to effectively serve the Master.

Parenting (September 17, 2009)

Sep 18, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed parenting. What are some Biblical principles on raising children?

Listener's Questions (September 10, 2009)

Sep 11, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study we discussed questions that our listener's have submitted.

Questions for a Baptist (September 3, 2009)

Sep 4, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study we discussed questions that we would like for a Baptist to answer from the scriptures.

Questions the "Church of Christ Cannot Answer" (August 27, 2009)

Aug 28, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study we discussed questions that one Baptist preacher says a Church of Christ preacher cannot answer. Be sure to listen to this important discussion!

Is the Old Testament Still Binding Today? (August 20, 2009)

Aug 21, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Old Testament with a Messianic Jew. What does the Bible say about the Old Testament? Is it still binding today?

What to Look for in a Church (August 13, 2009)

Aug 14, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study we considered what we should be looking for when we look for a church. What are some characteristics that are important in a church?

Various Questions (August 06, 2009)

Aug 7, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study we answered various questions that were submitted from our listeners.

Review of our Interview with a Calvinist (July 30, 2009)

Jul 31, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed our interview with a Calvinist and compared Calvinism with the Bible.

An Interview with a Calvinist (July 23, 2009)

Jul 24, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed a Calvinist. What do Calvinists believe and how do their beliefs compare to what the Bible teaches?

Social Media (July 16, 2009)

Jul 17, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed social media. What are some dangers to our spirituality that social media presents.

Role Models (July 09, 2009)

Jul 10, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed role models. Who should we be looking to for role models and how can we be effective role models and influences?

How We Got the New Testament (July 02, 2009)

Jul 3, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how we got the New Testament and how we can be confident that we have a valid copy of the New Testament today. We also discussed how we can determine if alleged contradictions are actually valid contradictions.

Marriage is Honorable (June 25, 2009)

Jun 26, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed marriage. Our society does not honor marriage. What does the Bible teach about marriage?

Proof of the Resurrection (June 18, 2009)

Jun 19, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed proofs of the resurrection. What are some proofs of Christ's resurrection and what does the resurrection mean to our faith?

The Bible Class Arrangement (June 11, 2009)

Jun 12, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Bible classes. Do the scriptures authorize Bible classes? How can we have profitable Bible classes?

Thought Control (June 4, 2009)

Jun 5, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the need to control our thoughts. How can we considered ways to make sure we are thinking about the correct things. We made the application of controlling our thoughts to the problem of pornography.

The Old Testament and Instrumental Music (May 28, 2009)

May 29, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Old Testament and asked if the Old Testament is still binding today or can be used to justify our religious practices. We also considered the question of whether or not instrumental music is authorized in our worship today.

The Missing Link? (May 21, 2009)

May 22, 2009

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In this edition of The Virutal Bible Study we discussed the recent find that people are claiming to be the "missing link". We discussed evolution and the problems with the theory.

Hate Speech? (May 14, 2009)

May 15, 2009

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In this edition of The Virutal Bible Study we discussed H.R. 1913 and the legislation designed to stop "hate speech". We then considered if preaching what the Bible teaches is actually "hate speech".

Various Topics (May 07, 2009)

May 8, 2009

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In this edition of The Virutal Bible Study we discussed various questions submitted from our listeners. Be sure to listen to this important discussion.

Swine Flu (April 30, 2009)

May 1, 2009

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In this edition of The Virutal Bible Study we discussed Swine Flu. What does human suffering tell us about God? How should we view things like the Swine Flu?

Religious Tolerance (April 23, 2009)

Apr 24, 2009

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In this edition of The Virutal Bible Study we considered religious tolerance. Should we tolerate those in religious error? What does the Bible teach about tolerance?

The Deity of Jesus (April 16, 2009)

Apr 17, 2009

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In this edition of The Virutal Bible Study, we looked at proof that Jesus is the son of God. What does the deity of Christ demand of us?

Is America a Christian Nation? (April 9, 2009)

Apr 10, 2009

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In this edition of The Virutal Bible Study, we asked if America is a Christian nation. What does it mean to be Christian? How can we know if we are Christians?

The Christian and His Work (April 2, 2009)

Apr 3, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered our attitude and responsibility toward our work. Should we be working? What should be our attitude toward our work.

What Is Providence? (March 26, 2009)

Mar 27, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at God's Providence. What is it? What examples do we find in the Bible? How does it work?

Decision Making for Christians (March 19, 2009)

Mar 20, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study we looked at considerations we should remember when making decisions. How can we be sure that God approves of our decsions?

Personal Evangelism (March 12, 2009)

Mar 13, 2009

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In this edition of the Virtual Bible Study, we personal evangelism. We considered excuses people make for not evangelizing and tips for being more effective evangelism.

Responding to a Viewer About Baptism (March 5, 2009)

Mar 6, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we responded to a viewer who had seen one of our YouTube videos about baptism. His email message provided a good opportunity to discuss many of the differences that exist in the religious world on the important subject of baptism.

Religious Holidays (Febuary 26, 2009)

Feb 27, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed religious holidays. Should we be observing religious holidays? What does the Bible say?

The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit (Febuary 19, 2009)

Feb 20, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. How does the Holy Spirit dwell in us? What does this mean?

The Sponsoring church Arrangement (Febuary 12, 2009)

Feb 13, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the sponsoring church arrangement. Do you know what the sponsoring church arrangement is? Is it scriptural? Find out in this edition of The Virtual Bible Study!

Two Kinds of Abortion (Febuary 05, 2009)

Feb 6, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed two types of abortion. We considered physical abortion and noted what the Bible teaches that would condemn physical abortion. But, we also considered "spiritual abortion" in which parents do nothing to insure that their children grow spiritually. Be sure to listen to this important discussion!

Preachers (January 29, 2009)

Jan 30, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed preachers and their works. We considered what the Bible teaches about the work of the preacher. We also considered some of the abuses of a preacher.

10 Questions About Baptism (January 22, 2009)

Jan 23, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we answered questions about baptism. Is baptism required for salvation? What is the purpose of salvation?

Covetousness and Consumer Credit (January 15, 2009)

Jan 16, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed covetousness as it relates to the acquisition of debt. What should be our attitude toward our possessions? How should Christians view debt?

Urgency of Obedience (January 8, 2009)

Jan 9, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the urgency of being obedient to God. We discussed the benefits being obedient to God and the foolishness of waiting until our deathbed to submit to God.

Maintaining Moral Purity (January 1, 2009)

Jan 2, 2009

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed maintaining moral purity. In the wicked world that we live in, we must give diligence to maintain purity as the pure in heart will be the ones who see God.

Various Topics (December 25, 2008)

Dec 26, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various Bible subjects that are on the minds of people today. We discussed abortion, homosexuality, attending the prom, and denominationalism. Be sure to listen to the discussion of these important topics.

The Salvation Army(December 18, 2008)

Dec 19, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we studied about the Salvation Army. We noted it's origin, organization, and doctrines. We dealt with the question as to whether or not we could financially support the Salvation Army. Please join us for this important discussion!

Establishing Bible Authority-Part 2(December 11, 2008)

Dec 12, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued the discussion of the need for Bible Authority. We noted that if we do not have Bible authority for all that we do we can not demand Bible authority for anything that we do. Please join us as we continue this important discussion!

Establishing Bible Authority-Part 1(December 4, 2008)

Dec 5, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the need for Bible Authority. We discussed the fact that not demanding Biblical authority for all that we do has led to the religious chaos that exists in the world today. Please join us for this important discussion!

Biblical Principles for Tough Economic Times(November 27, 2008)

Nov 28, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Biblical principles for tough economic times. We reviewed some of the mistakes that Christians might make when facing financial trials, and we listed some important concepts that we all need to remember.

If I Was Satan...(November 20, 2008)

Nov 21, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked the question "If you were Satan and wanted to destroy the church, what would you do?" We discussed tactics that Satan uses in an effort to destroy the church and its influence.

Satan & The AntiChrist(November 13, 2008)

Nov 14, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Satan, his origin, is he a fallen angel?, did God create him evil, and we also discussed the current speculations about the AntiChrist, is he identifable, is he in the world today?

Our Duty to the New President(November 06, 2008)

Nov 7, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Christian's obligation to the government and specifically the new President. What should be the Christian's attitude and response to the President?

What Would Be Your Ideal Church?(October 30, 2008)

Oct 31, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed desirable characteristics in a church. What are some things that would be present in your ideal church?

Does it Matter How We Worship?(October 23, 2008)

Oct 24, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed worship. Does it matter how we worship? What about "Contemporary Worship"?

Are the Jews God's Chosen People?(October 16, 2008)

Oct 17, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Premillenialism. Will Christ return to establish a physical kingdom on earth and reign for 1000 years? Are the physical Jews still God's chosen people?

What is God Really Like?(October 9, 2008)

Oct 10, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the nature of God. There are many misconceptions about God in the world today. If we fail to understand God, we won't serve him as we should.

Can You Vote for Sarah Palin-Part 2(October 2, 2008)

Oct 3, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued our discussion of voting for Sarah Palin for Vice President. We considered I timothy 2 in more detail in answering the question of a woman holding a position of authority.

Can You Vote for Sarah Palin (September 25, 2008)

Sep 26, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed voting for Sarah Palin for Vice President. Should a woman hold the position of Vice President? What does the Bible say?

Dangers We Face (September 18, 2008)

Sep 19, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the dangers we face as Christians today. What are the dangers we face and how can we overcome them?

The Parent/Child Relationship (September 11, 2008)

Sep 12, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the parent/child relationship. The family is under attack in America today. We looked to God's Word for how the family should operate. What should children expect of parents? What should parents expect of children?

Young People, The Church, and Carnal Attractions (September 04, 2008)

Sep 5, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the carnal means that churches today are using to attract people to attend their services. Gymnasiums, playgrounds, entertainment, free-gas giveaways, and other attractions are employed to attract people today. Are these acceptable means to employ in attracting people to Christ?

God's Role for Women (August 28, 2008)

Aug 29, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed God's role for women. What roles does God expect for women to assume and what guidelines should we be following in those roles?

God's Role for Men (August 21, 2008)

Aug 22, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed God's role for men. What roles does God expect for men to assume and what guidelines should we be following in those roles?

Essentials for Scriptural Baptism (August 14, 2008)

Aug 15, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed baptism. We believe baptism is required for salvation and we discussed essential components of that baptism. Be sure to listen to this important study.

Dealing with Controversy No. 2 (August 7, 2008)

Aug 8, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we continued a discussion on dealing with controversy in the church. In this program we discussed positive things that we should consider to when dealing with controversy.

Dealing with Controversy No. 1 (July 31, 2008)

Aug 1, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed dealing with controversy in the church. There will be controversy. The question is how should we deal with it. This is the first of a two part discussion in which we discussed the wrong ways to deal with controversy.

How to Use the Old Testament (July 24, 2008)

Jul 25, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Old Testament and its relevance to us today. Should we study the Old Testament? What are some suggestions for doing so?

Can We Be Sure of Our Salvation? (July 17, 2008)

Jul 18, 2008

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*****NOTE: We experienced technical dificulties during this program. Sound quality is poor.*****In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our salvation. How can we have confidence that we can have salvation?

Preachers and Religious Titles (July 10, 2008)

Jul 11, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed preachers and the use of religious titles. Should we be assuming religious titles? What about paying preachers to preach? We examined these questions in this edition of The Virtual Bible Study.

God's Answer to Prayer (July 3, 2008)

Jul 4, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the conditions we must meet for our prayers to be acceptable to God, and how God answers our prayers. Be sure to listen to this important discussion!

Questions from the Book of Acts (June 26, 2008)

Jun 27, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the book of Acts and looked at lessons we can learn from the book. Be sure to listen to this important discussion!

Homosexuality and Homosexual Marriage (June 19, 2008)

Jun 20, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed homosexuality and homosexual marriage. Homosexual marriage is in the news this week as California legalized homosexual marriage. What does the Bible say about this important subject?

What Would Upset Jesus Most?? (June 12, 2008)

Jun 13, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what would potentially upset Jesus the most if he were on the earth today. What sins in the world today would bother Jesus the most?

Can We Learn from Other Religions? (June 5, 2008)

Jun 6, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Perry Cotham who authored the book "One World, Many Nations". He suggests we should learn from those of other religions. We examined this claim.

What Will Heaven Be Like? (May 29, 2008)

May 30, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the characteristics of Heaven. We discussed some misunderstandings as well as the true characteristics that God reveals to us about Heaven.

What Are You Looking For in a Church? (May 22, 2008)

May 23, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed things we should be looking for in a church. We looked at things many look for in a church that are unimportant or unscriptural as well things that should be important.

Answering an Objector (May 15, 2008)

May 16, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed some objections that a listener, Erik, posed about what we believe. We compared Erik's objections with what the Bible teaches.

Top 10 Most Hated Bible Doctrines (May 8, 2008)

May 9, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Biblical doctrines that people hate. We looked at teachings that, while true from the Scriptures, are difficult to accept and are, as a result, hated by many.

The Christian and Personal Finance (May 1, 2008)

May 2, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our material blessings. How should we be using the material blessings that God has given us? What about declaring bankruptcy? Is it a sin to declare bankruptcy?

Our Example (April 24, 2008)

Apr 25, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our example. What characteristics of our lives show others that we are following Christ? Do our lives reflect Christ and cause others to want to follow Him?

Modesty (April 17, 2008)

Apr 18, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed nakedness and modesty. Does the Bible draw any lines in the clothes that we wear? Are the Biblical standards of dress dependent on our situation or location?

Gambling (April 10, 2008)

Apr 11, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed gambling. Does the Bible teach principles that determine if gambling is right or wrong? What about investing in the stock market, buying raffle tickets, or accepting state scholarships that are funded by gambling? We discussed these questions in this study.

Elders (April 3, 2008)

Apr 4, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed elders. What are the characteristics that the Bible sets forth those who are to serve in the capacity of an elder? Be sure to listen to this important study.

Loving Family More Than God (March 27, 2008)

Mar 28, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed a recent survey that showed that 7 in 10 Americans place their relationship with a family member over their relationship with God. We examined our lives and asked if we might be placing our family above God as well.

Serve God-Stop Global Warming? (March 20, 2008)

Mar 21, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Matthew Sleeth who is the author of "Serve God-Save the Planet". He believes the serving God will prevent Global Warming. The discussion with Matthew led to a discussion of the Sabbath.

Reaching the Lost (March 13, 2008)

Mar 14, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed how to reach the lost? How can we be effective in sharing the Gospel with our neighbors?

Miracles? (March 6, 2008)

Mar 7, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we studied miracles? Why were there miracles in Bible times? Are there still miracles in the world today?

Why Can't I Convert My Neighbor? (February 28, 2008)

Feb 29, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we ask why the Gospel doesn't seem to be spreading in the world around us. We looked at factors among those in the world that may be hindering the Gospel, and we looked at characteristics in our lives that may be keeping us from spreading the Gospel like we should.

Atheism Debate (February 21, 2008)

Feb 22, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Dan Barker who is an atheist activist. He hosts a radio program on Air America. We discussed arguments for the existence of God.

Priorities (February 14, 2008)

Feb 15, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined our lives and asked what the characteristics of our lives said about our priorities. We asked if what we DO lines up with what we SAY about our priorities.

Seeking a Mate (February 7, 2008)

Feb 8, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered what we should look for in a mate? What qualities are important in our mate? What does the Bible say? If you're single, you'll want to listen to this important discussion!

Prayer and Praying to Jesus (January 31, 2008)

Feb 1, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed prayer and praying to Jesus. How can we improve our prayer? Is it appropriate to pray to Jesus? What does the Bible instruct?

Giving (January 24, 2008)

Jan 25, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our giving to the Lord. What kind of giving does God require? What guidelines should we use in our giving?

Does Religion Hurt Society? (January 17, 2008)

Jan 18, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the common idea that religion is detrimental to society. Does religion harm society? What about all of the atrocities that people have committed in the name of religion?

Absolute Truth (January 10, 2008)

Jan 11, 2008

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed absolute truth. Does absolute truth exist? How do we determine absolute truth if it does exist? Do the absolute truths of God's word change over time based upon the societal norms?

Spiritual Keys for the New Year (January 3, 2008)

Jan 4, 2008

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In the first edition of The Virtual Bible Study for 2008 we discussed spiritual keys to having a sucessful new year. What should we be doing spiritually that will ensure that 2008 is a success?

Authority; Treasury and Church Buildings (December 27, 2007)

Dec 28, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked if church treasuries and church buildings are approved by the scriptures.

Mormonism and Politics (December 20, 2007)

Dec 21, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Mormonism. What do Mormons believe? How does this compare to what the Bible teaches?

Biblical Principals for Parenting (December 13, 2007)

Dec 14, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what the Bible says about parenting children. We interviewed Jordan Riak from Parents and Teachers Against Violence in Education who strongly believes that spanking children is wrong. We considered what he said with respect to what the Bible says about corporal punishment.

God's Providence (December 06, 2007)

Dec 7, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the providence of God. Is God active in the world today? Is He active in our lives? We asked these questions during this broadcast.

The Dangers of Television (November 29, 2007)

Nov 30, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the immorality of television and the dangers it poses to us spiritually. Join us for this important study as we examine an avenue of temptation that is a danger to us all.

Take Heed and Beware of Covetousness (November 22, 2007)

Nov 23, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our relationship to our physical possessions. The Bible repeatedly tells us to be careful about our attitude toward riches. We discussed these warnings on this program.

By This Shall All Men Know Ye Are My Disciples (November 15, 2007)

Nov 16, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed love for our brethren. Jesus taught us that we would show the world that we are His disciples by the way that we love one another. We discussed how we can show our love for our brethren in this edition of the Virtual Bible Study.

Open Forum (November 08, 2007)

Nov 9, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we had an open forum. Join us for this discussion of various questions submitted by our listeners.

Excuses (November 01, 2007)

Nov 2, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed excuses. We took our listeners feedback about excuses they have heard and compared them with what the Bible teaches.

Abortion (October 25, 2007)

Oct 26, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed abortion. What does the Bible say? Are abortions pleasing to God?

Are There Christians in All Denominations (October 18, 2007)

Oct 19, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we asked the question "Are there Christians in all denominations?" Join us for this important discussion.

Interview with a Former Episcopal Minister (October 11, 2007)

Oct 12, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed Jonathan Hartzer, a former Episcopal minister. We discussed the stand that he and members of the congregation he is associated with took in oposition to the Episcopal Church's acceptance of homosexuality. We also discussed apostacy in general and how we can prevent it.

How to Establish Bible Authority (October 4, 2007)

Oct 5, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed authority. Do we need to have authority for everything we do religiously or can we do what ever we thing is right? And, if we need authority from the Bible for everything we do, how do we establish that authority?

Racism (September 27, 2007)

Sep 28, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed worship. Do we have any patterns that we must follow in worship? Or, can we worship any way that makes us happy?

Racism (September 20, 2007)

Sep 21, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed what the Bible says about racism. Should we be prejudiced towards those of other races? What does the Bible say?

The Health and Wealth Doctrine (September 13, 2007)

Sep 14, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the "Health and Wealth" doctrine that is so prevalent with tele-evangelists today. Does the Bible really teach that we'll be prosperous and healthy if we serve God?

Habits of Effective Christians (September 6, 2007)

Sep 7, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed traits that we should have in our lives that will cause us to be effective Christians. We also examined traits that we should remove from our lives to increase our effectiveness.

What Happened to Our Free-time? (August 30, 2007)

Aug 31, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we looked at a recent study that shows that we actually have more free-time than we did a few years ago. Yet, it seems like we never have enough time in our schedules especially when it comes to serving God.

God's Plan for Our Happiness (August 23, 2007)

Aug 24, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed God's instructions for us and how they benefit us in our lives. God's instructions for us are for our good and we discussed some of these instructions in this edition of the Virtual Bible Study.

What Contemporary Worship/Hand-Clapping? (August 16, 2007)

Aug 17, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed contemporary worship and hand-clapping. What does the Bible teach about our worship? Is contemporary worship pleasing to God? What does the Bible say about hand-clapping?

Why Should We Study the Bible and How We Should Do It (August 9, 2007)

Aug 10, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Bible study. Since the Bible is the inspired Word of God, we need to know about it's truth and we need to study it in a way that we can understand it. Be sure to listen to this important discussion.

What About Women Preachers? (August 2, 2007)

Aug 3, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed women preachers. What does the Bible say about women preaching or being in positions of authority?

The Sins of the Tongue (July 26, 2007)

Jul 27, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the sins of the tongue. We looked at aspects of how we use our tongues and some sins of the tongue that are often overlooked.

The Christian and Summer Recreation (July 19, 2007)

Jul 20, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the decisions we make for our summer time recreational activities. Many temptations present themselves to us in our summer time recreational persuits and we discussed them on this edition of the Virtual Bible Study.

The Old Testament (July 12, 2007)

Jul 13, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the Old Testament. What are the characteristics of the Old Testament that show us that it is inspired of God? What do we learn from the Old Testament and how does it help us today?

Problems Facing Young People Today (July 5, 2007)

Jul 6, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the problems facing young people today. From peer-pressure to the internet, we looked at temptations facing young people today and ways they can overcome the temptations.

Repentance (June 28, 2007)

Jun 29, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed repentance. The Bible teaches us that repentance is required in order to be pleasing to God. What does repentance involve?

Baptism (June 21, 2007)

Jun 22, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed baptism. Is baptism required for salvation? What does the Bible say about this important subject?

Lies Satan Wants You to Believe (June 14, 2007)

Jun 15, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we examined lies that Satan uses to try and cause us to sin. Satan is a liar and he wants us to fall. What are some lies that we need to be aware of that he uses?

Church Discipline (June 7, 2007)

Jun 8, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed church discipline. What is it? How and why is it to be done? What about withdrawing from those who have already "left the church"?

Biblical Principles of Parenting (May 31, 2007)

Jun 1, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed parenting and what the Bible teaches about the subject. What does the Bible teach about discipline? How should we be raising our children?

Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage (May 24, 2007)

May 25, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed marriage divorce and remarriage. What are God's instructions about this important subject? What are some false docrines relating to this subject?

Miscellaneous Bible Questions (May 17, 2007)

May 18, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed various Bible questions. What does the Bible say about Heaven and Hell? What does the Bible say about praying to Jesus? What about near death experiences?

What About Latter Day Revelations? (May 10, 2007)

May 11, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed latter day revelations. Kenneth G, a self-professed prophet, joined us to discuss how he believes that he received special information from God. How do we know if a revelation is from God?

Legalism (May 03, 2007)

May 4, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we studied legalism. What makes someone a "Legalist"? What are the characteristics of legalism and should they be avoided?

Who Would Crucify Christ Today? (April 26, 2007)

Apr 27, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we considered the question that if Christ were alive today, who would want to crucify him? Would it be the "religious" people or the non-religious people? It was the "religious" people who wanted Christ crucified. It stands to reason that if we possessed the same characteristics today that we would want him to be crucified as well!

Modesty (April 19, 2007)

Apr 20, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed modesty. What guidelines should we use in deciding what clothes we should wear? What do our clothes say about us, our heart, and our desire to be pleasing to God?

What About Dancing? (April 12, 2007)

Apr 13, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed dancing? Can a Christian dance? Is it appropriate for a Christian to attend the Prom? What does the Bible say? We investigate it on this edition of the Virtual Bible Study!

An Investigation of Islam (April 5, 2007)

Apr 6, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Islam with Andrew Roberts. What does the Muslim religion teach? How does it compare to what the Bible teaches? Be sure to listen to this informative discussion!

Why Do I Want to Be a Disciple of Christ? (March 29, 2007)

Mar 30, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed reasons why we would want to suffer the persecutions that are required to be a disciple of Christ? Why do we go to the effort to be pleasing to God? What benefits do we enjoy as a result of serving God?

Discussion of Television Immorality with Tennesse State Senator (March 22, 2007)

Mar 23, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study Tennessee State Senator Doug Jackson joined us to discuss his new bill that has been called the "Girls Gone Wild Bill". What should be our reaction to immorality on television? What can we do to support legislation that limits immorality on television? You need to hear this important discussion with Senator Jackson!

Evidences for the Resurrection (March 15, 2007)

Mar 16, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed the recent documentary on the Discovery Channel entitled "The Lost Tomb of Jesus" in which it is claimed that the bones of Christ have been discovered. What are the evidences of the Resurrection? How can we have confidence that Christ did resurrect from the dead?

Addiction to Pornography (March 08, 2007)

Mar 9, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed homosexuality. What does the Bible say about pornography? How can we keep from falling prey to this sin that is becoming more and more prominent in our society? You won't want to miss this important discussion!

Discussion with an Ex-Jehovah's Witness (March 01, 2007)

Mar 2, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we interviewed an ex-Jehovah's Witness to find out why she left that group. We discussed the Jehovah's Witnesses false doctrines and also suggested topics of discussion when studying with Jehovah's Witnesses.

What the Bible Teaches about Astrology and Angels (February 22, 2007)

Feb 23, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Astrology and Angels. What does the Bible teach about these popular subjects?

The Christian's View of Work (February 15, 2007)

Feb 16, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed work and the Christian's view of it. What does the Bible teach us about our work? How should we view our jobs? Why should we work?

Evidences for the Existence of God (February 8, 2007)

Feb 9, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed evidences for the existence of God. The world that we live in demands that there must be a God by the evidence that it displays. What is that evidence? We examined some of it on this edition of the Virtual Bible Study.

Discussion with an Atheist (February 1, 2007)

Feb 2, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed Atheism with Josh who is an Atheist. We discussed why he does not believe in God. We discussed some of his views about how we got here, why we're here, and what we have to hope for when we die.

Review of Shirley Phelps-Roper Interview (January 25, 2007)

Jan 26, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we reviewed our interview with Shirley Phelps-Roper. Her views are Calvinistic and directly contradict the teachings of the Bible. What does the Bible say about Homosexuals and other sinners? Did God make them this way?

Shirley Phelps-Roper Interview (January 18, 2007)

Jan 19, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we inteviewed Shirley Phelps-Roper from the Westboro Baptist Church and discussed that group's outrageous activities and views. We discovered that the Westboro Baptist Church's activites are based upon a Calvinistic view of the Bible. You won't want to miss this revealing discussion with Mrs. Phelps-Roper!

Membership in a Local Church (January 11, 2007)

Jan 12, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed our membership in a local congregation. Are we required to be a member of a local congregation to be pleasing to God? In what was can we leave a congregation? What about church discipline of or withdrawing from an unfaithful Christian?

Forgiving as God has Forgiven Us (January 04, 2007)

Jan 5, 2007

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed forgiveness. God has instructed us that if we do not forgive others, He will not forgive us. How should we forgive? What are some attitudes that we should possess as we forgive? What about forgiving others who do not ask for our forgiveness?

Reviewing and Renewing our Spiritual Goals (December 28, 2006)

Dec 29, 2006

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed areas that we can focus on in the coming year to ensure that we grow spiritually. What are some priorities that we can set to encourage spiritual growth? What are some things that we can do differently in the coming year to become stronger?

Christmas Dangers (December 21, 2006)

Dec 22, 2006

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In this edition of The Virtual Bible Study we discussed some of the temptations that Satan presents to us during the holiday season. Is it acceptable to tell our children that Santa Claus is real? Is it acceptable to drink alcohol at a Christmas party? Is materialism a problem th be on guard against during the holidays? These are some of the issues that we discussed on this program.