Author Archives: Given Hoffman

What is the Gift of Tongues?

1Co 12:1-14 “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant…no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus accursed, and no one can say that Jesus is Lord except by the Holy Spirit. There … Continue reading

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What does the Bible say about Darkness vs. Light?

Saul’s conversion is an interesting story in Scripture, because Saul describes the moment himself in Act 22:6-8 this way: “Now it happened, as I journeyed and came near Damascus…suddenly a great light from heaven shone around me. And I…heard a … Continue reading

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What does the Bible say about Apologizing?

Interesting fact: you won’t find the word “apology,” “apologize,” or “apologizing” in the Bible. So….? What does this mean for our concept of apologizing? Well, actually, I hope it changes it. And here’s why, because we need to get rid … Continue reading

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Practical Application of Worldview: Bearing One Another’s Burdens

What does it mean to bear one another’s burdens? “Bearing” comes from the concept of carrying a burden. Do you ever feel like you are burdened by something? Have you ever felt overwhelmed by a physical or emotional burden you … Continue reading

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P A of W: Do We Need God All The Time?

What if God didn’t do anything for a day? What if we were on our own? There’s this mindset that develops in us, this idea that most of the time we’ve got this life thing handled. It’s only when things … Continue reading

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P A of W: Why is Prophecy Such a Big Deal?

God used prophets to communicate with His people, and God does not lie. Num 23:19 “God is not a man, that He should lie, nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not … Continue reading

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P A of Worldview: Prophets Do What? (Part 3)

How does God communicate with His prophets? Who were some of the first people actually called God’s prophets? (I would argue that Noah was a type of prophet and so was Joseph, but let’s focus on those actually first called … Continue reading

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