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Divorce and Remarriage part 2

Posted by Lyndon V Bechtel on Saturday, July 29, 2017, In : Christian Living 

Matthew 19:3-9

3 The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?

4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made [them] at the beginning made them male and female,

5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?

6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not...

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Divorce and Remarriage Part 1

Posted by Lyndon V Bechtel on Saturday, July 29, 2017, In : Christian Living 

 I have discovered while studying this subject that this is a very complex issue. It is very hard to study God's Word free of our pre-suppositions.  And often times I find myself wondering at what appears to be contradictions in God's Word. Let me give you an example:


             Romans 4:1-4  What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?

For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God.

For what saith the script...

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Why I Left the Mennonite Church Part 3

Posted by Lyndon V Bechtel on Thursday, January 28, 2016, In : Warnings Given 

The broad road and narrow road in Mathew is not talking about non-believers and Christians but rather Christians and false converts. People who claim to be Christians but have never experienced salvation. These are the deceived the Judas’s of this world. The Bible says a true Christian’s life will have sin but it will be characterized by a hatred of that sin and a constant striving for victory. If you see a person who does not strive for victory and it appears that they may not have the H...

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