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I can answer general questions about the Bible and offer guidance in Bible study resources.

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I have education in Bible from Oral Roberts University, as well as an MA from McCormick Theological Seminary. I have written several articles on Bible study topics. I am an ordained, nondenominational minister.


Articles in journals of the Foundation for Biblical Research, Personal Freedom Outreach, and Restoration Research


BA, Oral Roberts University, Behavioral Science (included courses in the Bible and theology) MA, McCormick Theological Seminary Further study, Garrett-Evangelical Theological School Further study, Moody Bible Institute, Christian education

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Recent Answers from Joel Bjorling

2015-08-14 apostles:

You ask a very good question.  The apostles whose names are on the gospels did not actually write them.  It could have been their disciples, but the actual writers of the gospels are pseudonyms.  Certainly

2015-08-05 Trouble understanding the Bible:

To get a clearer view of this passage, look at the beginning of Genesis 21.  Sarah's having a child in old age was a fulfillment of God's promise (vs. 1).  The promise was necessary to have an heir and

2015-03-22 truth or fiction? the unforgivable sin:

If this person was talking about things like meteor showers, I suspect his story was far-fetched.  I am not sure what a "sin against the spirit" would be, but I do believe that we are secure in grace.

2015-02-19 Love your enemies psalm.:

In faith, love is everything. It is how God relates to us and how we relate to God.  It is the basis of our actions.  Imagine if there was no forgiveness.  What is the alternative?  It'd be hell.    Forgiveness

2015-02-12 How can we tell that the Bible is 100% true?:

The differences in Genesis 1 and 2 are because of the original texts used.  That I recall, there were two different texts that were combined.  Regarding whether the Bible is 100% true, Bishop Pike said


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