Weekly Wrap-Up (November 13, 2017)

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Weekly Wrap-Up is a new segment on 1st Century Faith Today in which we will provide our readers with a catalog of articles, books, and ebooks from across the web. Here is your wrap-up for this week.

ARE THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS SUFFICIENT AFTER A TRAGEDY? 

Steven Hunter asks this relevant question and answers it in his latest article. Recently, the common sympathetic statement of “thoughts and prayers” has come under scrutiny. Brother Hunter reminds us that prayer is works, powerful, and should be the saint’s response to a tragedy. However, saying a prayer does not mean that action is unnecessary. Prayer and action coupled truly can do a lot.

A REVIEW OF RECENT ARGUMENTS FOR WOMEN PREACHERS

There are few issues within the church more divisive than the biblical role of women in public ministry leadership. In this article, Wayne Jackson deals with the verses often cited to support women preachers and shows the other side.

GREEK NEW TESTAMENT READER

This online resource is perfect for the up and coming Greek student or those who may be a little rusty in their biblical Greek. GNT Reader supplies the latest UBS text along with definitions and parsing hyperlinks.

ROMANS 10:10 RE-EXAMINED

Wes McAdams asks if we’ve been interpreting Romans 10:10 incorrectly. Can it be cited to dismiss the importance of baptism? What does it all really mean?

THEY RETURNED… 

Sometimes missionary work turns into simply baptizing as many people as possible. Kevin Moore reminds us that the biblical pattern of missions includes returning to a location to ensure a stable, faithful environment.

READ THE BIBLE THIS YEAR (Free on Kindle)

This handy book helps Christians overcome common obstacles that occur in a yearly Bible reading plan. For a limited time, it is free on Kindle.

SIGNATURE IN THE CELL

This apologetics classic in $1.99 on Kindle: “Signature in the Cell is a defining work in the discussion of life’s origins and the question of whether life is a product of unthinking matter or of an intelligent mind.”

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Forest Antemesaris

University minister at the Finger church of Christ in Finger, TN. Florida School of Preaching graduate. Bible major at Freed-Hardeman University. Former atheist. Passionate about Jesus, apologetics, and dark roast coffee.

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