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Does the Bible Depict Two Different Gods?

Many people see the Bible as a tale of two different gods: a god of wrath in the Old Testament and a god of grace in the New Testament. But there is only one true God, and He has never changed.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | October 18, 2018

If God Requires Atonement, Does He Lack Something? (Video)

Is God really God if He needs something? Tim responds.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | October 15, 2018

If the Gospels Are Inerrant, Why Do They Contain Discrepancies? (Video)

Do the discrepancies contained in the gospel accounts point to collaboration or corroboration?

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 24, 2018

The Bible Never Promises Immediate Physical Healing in the Atonement

Many prosperity preachers teach that physical healing—in this life—was purchased for us in the atonement, but a closer look at the passages they cite doesn’t support this.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 20, 2018

God Has a Purpose in Suffering

The Bible doesn’t give us the specific reasons for the particular sufferings we go through, but here are four general reasons why God permits suffering in our lives.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 13, 2018

Is It God’s Will to Always Heal?

Many believe our immediate physical healing was bought and paid for in the death of Christ and we need only receive it. But what does the Bible say?

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 4, 2018

Why Can’t More Christians Perform Miracles? (Video)

Tim explains what Jesus means by believers doing “greater things” in John 14:12.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 3, 2018

How to Guard against False Ideas about God

The only way to guard against false ideas about God is to fill our minds with true ideas about God. But thinking rightly about God doesn’t come naturally, so what should we do?

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | August 28, 2018

Is the Culture Shaping Your View of God?

We need to ask ourselves an honest question: Where does my view of God look more like the world than God’s Word?

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | August 22, 2018

False Ideas Start in the Mind before They Get Expressed as Actions

Satan asked, “Did God really say...?” as he tried to convince Adam and Eve that God is not truthful, not loving, and not enough, and his game plan hasn’t changed.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | August 9, 2018