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Bible Study

That One Temptation…

Part of living in a sin cursed world is that we are going to be tempted to sin, even as Christians. Our heart is naturally filled with sinful desires, and out of those come temptations to sin (James 1:14-15). We fight against those temptations and erase those desires as we progress in our sanctification. It […]

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Mental Illness Thoughts

Mental Illness: A Gift from God

In the Biblical Counseling department of BJU, it is debated often whether mental illness is a spiritual problem or a physical problem. Some professors say mental illness is strictly a spiritual problem. Some say that it is both physical and spiritual, or more spiritual with a small physical aspect. If you ask each counseling professor […]

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Bible Study

Is Temptation a Sin?

Sin and the way it works can be complicated. One question that gets asked, that I have asked myself, is whether or not being tempted is a sin? We know for sure that acting on temptation is sin, but is the temptation itself a sin? I’ve heard arguments for both possible answers, but I really […]