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The Stolen Bible

By Dr. Guy Jackson
August 30, 2020

I was once asked, "What is the one event of your life that has had the biggest impact on you?"  My answer: "The day I stole a Bible." This event not only changed me for all time and eternity, but it is also why we founded WORDview Ministries.  When I was 12 yea...

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Gathering a "Double Portion" on the 6th Day

By Dr. Guy Jackson
June 30, 2020

The WORDview Quiet Time method is built upon reading plans of five daily readings a week. However, we encourage participants to use the sixth day each week for “gathering a double portion.”  This means to use the sixth day to go back and review the previous week&...

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Inductive Bible Study & The WORDview Quiet Time

By Dr. Guy Jackson
June 21, 2020

One of the unique characteristics of the WORDview Quiet Time is that it is based upon the historic, proven method of Inductive Bible Study. Successful Bible students, communicators and ministries have used this method for centuries to correctly study, understand and apply God&rs...

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Do You Ever Use God's Name in Vain?

By Dr. Guy Jackson
June 10, 2020

This morning my Quiet Time was from Exodus 20:7, which is the third of the Ten Commandments. It says, “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain.” I’ve always wanted to underst...

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When Trouble Comes - and It Will!

By Jackie Jackson
June 03, 2020

Trouble comes. It’s guaranteed. See John 16:33. We are told to rejoice - give glory, honor, and praise - in all circumstances; IN our trouble. But when life goes ‘belly-up’ -- have you been there? -- the Enemy whispers, 'Does God really love you’? If God i...

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The Incredible Story of Mitsuo Fuchida: From Pearl Harbor to the Cross

By Dr. Guy Jackson
May 26, 2020

On December 7, 1941, Japanese Imperial Army Commander Mitsuo Fuchida led the shocking attack on Pearl Harbor. It was Fuchida who radioed back to the Japanese “Tora! Tora! Tora!” meaning that the Japanese attack was a complete surprise. Yet just a few years later, ...

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What’s So Unique About The WORDview Quiet Time?

By Dr. Guy Jackson
May 03, 2020

Those who try the WORDview Quiet Time often notice a very unique and powerful feature of this approach. It is what educators call “the joy of self-discovery.” It has long been noted that when we discover and experience something for ourselves, it has much deeper mean...

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Why can’t I hear God’s message?

By Dr. Guy Jackson
March 26, 2020

“Why can’t I hear God’s message? A lot of people say how a specific verse changes their life or impacts their decision, or shows them an answer. When I read the Bible I can’t underline one such verse. Why?” The above question appeared recently on ...

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The True Story of The Mutiny on The Bounty

By Dr. Guy Jackson
March 26, 2020

Nothing can have a greater impact on human history, on this world, and upon individual's lives than the Word of God, as God's Spirit uses it to witness the truth of Jesus Christ to the hearts of people one at a time. And perhaps no story illustrates this truth more than the true ...

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Let The Light Shine!

By Dr. Guy Jackson
January 29, 2020

I was reading recently and came across this quote about the Apostle Paul: "As Paul grew older, his evaluation of his own worth decreased. As one draws closer and closer to the light, he is able to see more clearly his own unworthiness." As Paul grew older and close to the end of ...

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Saved From What Exactly?

By Jackie Jackson
December 15, 2019

Recently I was talking with a young woman who is very 'churched,' and I said, "When we use the word SAVED, many people don't know what they need to be 'saved' from." She nodded in agreement. I could see she was processing. After a quiet moment, she said, "what DO we need to be sa...

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How Can Truth Be Determined?

By Dr. Guy Jackson
December 01, 2019

"If we can't rely on politicians, media, or the opinions of others for the truth of a matter, how can that be determined?" The above is a recent question I received, and it reflects an important issue of our time, especially in this day of competing and contradictory media out...

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What is Your Acceptable Sin?

By Jackie Jackson
November 17, 2019

Is there such a thing as a 'respectable,' acceptable sin? As I profess Christ publicly, I present myself as a Christ-follower, aka mimicker of Christ. But, do I represent Him accurately? I'm afraid I sometimes live as though some of my sins ARE acceptable. ...as I meditate o...

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You Got Church In You Girl!

By Jackie Jackson
November 03, 2019

Alicia Keys, a judge on the popular TV show The Voice, once said, 'You got church in you girl!' That statement gave me pause. I knew what she meant. But her comment quickly turned my thoughts to those I occasionally encounter who have 'church' inside - church - as opposed to Chri...

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How Can We Know Right From Wrong?

By Dr. Guy Jackson
October 20, 2019

"What do you think is the main reason humanity cannot agree on a common 'right' and 'wrong'?" I noticed this question on a popular website recently and responded with the following: Actually, as far as recorded history can be traced, humanity has had an amazing common agreeme...

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