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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

Idolatry Begins When Truth about God Is Exchanged for a Lie

There are all kinds of modern-day idols that attempt to displace God from His rightful place. But how does idolatry start? Fortunately, we are not left guessing.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | August 2, 2018

The Danger of False Ideas about God

Correct beliefs about God can provide comfort, inspire wonder, cause us to worship, and more. But what are the consequences of thinking wrongly about God?

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | July 25, 2018

The Bible Has Been Translated Many Times Over, so How Can It Be Reliable?

Does the number of times the Bible has been translated affect its reliability? No, and here’s why.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | June 26, 2018