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Bible Studies - Scott’s Ramblings
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Scott’s Ramblings

Scott Severance's Blog

Humility vs. Pride

Filed under: Ministry, Bible Studies — Scott Severance at 10:23 pm on Friday, May 13, 2005

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Philippians is one of my favorite books. We’ve been studying it as a group during prayer meeting, and it seems like I’m always seeing something new in it! Lately, we’ve been in chapter 2. What strikes me about this passage is the importance of humility.

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Firmness and Fellowship

Filed under: Ministry, Bible Studies — Scott Severance at 3:31 pm on Thursday, April 21, 2005

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The church in Philippi was perhaps one of Paul’s favorites. Philippi was the first European city of any consequence that Paul visited, and the church that he founded there was strong. It was a generous church, and one that was mostly free from problems.

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How to Live Expecting the Second Coming

Filed under: Ministry, Bible Studies — Scott Severance at 3:03 pm on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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A couple of days ago a friend was telling me about a revival that is taking place on his college campus. The thing that the student leaders focus on is being ready for the Second Coming. So they focus on a set of sins to avoid. But is that where our focus should be? How should we live while we’re waiting for Jesus to return?

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Is It OK for Christians to Wear Jewelry?

Filed under: Ministry, Bible Studies — Scott Severance at 12:44 am on Wednesday, April 13, 2005

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Several people have asked me recently about my take on Christians and jewelry. I wrote a paper for the class New Testament I at SWAU entitled “Gold, Pearls, and Adventists: What Does the Bible Say About Jewelry?” in November of 2003 that examines several aspects of this issue. Perhaps you will find it useful.

 

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