“Something” or “Nothing”?

Have a seat for this challenging read. Mac Deaver works on the concept of nothingness. This will twist your noggin, in a good way.

Biblical Notes

By Mac Deaver

The issue of “origin” as a concept has to begin somewhere. From whence did everything that is arrive? What is the source of all that we experience on earth? Ultimately, we are going to have to face two theoretical possibilities. Either there was a point at which there was “nothing,” or there has never been a point at which there was “nothing.” But before we go further, let us make sure that we are all on the same page regarding what nothing “is.” Look at those last quotation marks. They indicate that the very concept of “is” is opposed to the very concept of “nothing.” If we say that nothing is so and so, we are trying to give nothing some sort of ontological or “being” status, which by definition it simply cannot have. Nothing is not something. Nothing has no characteristics or qualities. Nothing is void…

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We’ve moved the site to our server

To our WP friends and email subscribers:

Until recently, ForthrightPress.com has been hosted on wordpress.com, but we’ve moved it to our own servers.

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In Search of Perfection: Studies from Job, by Michael E. Brooks

Book of JobTitle: In Search of Perfection
Subtitle: Studies from Job
Author: Michael E. Brooks
Release date: January 2007
Subject: Textual and thematic studies from Job, using selected texts.
Pages: 168.
Chapters: 21
ISBN: 0-945441-13-4
Scripture quotations: NASB
List price: $9.99 plus shipping and handling

‘Contents’

  1. There Lived a Man (1:1-5)
  2. The Adversary (1:6, 7)
  3. Consider My Servant Job (1:8-12)
  4. The Patience of Job (1:20-22; 2:9, 10)
  5. Why Is Life Given? (3:1-5, 11-13, 20-26)
  6. Do the Innocent Perish? (4:7-9; 5:17, 18)
  7. Swift and Hopeless (7:1-10)
  8. Reeds Without Water (8:11-13)
  9. A Mortal Before God (9:1-4, 11-19)
  10. The Eyes of the Wicked (11:13-20)
  11. Worthless Physicians (13:1-12)
  12. If a Man Dies (14:14)
  13. Are You the First? (15:7-10)
  14. Is God My Adversary? (16:7-14)
  15. Crushed with Words (19:1-3)
  16. The Wicked Live On (21:7-15)
  17. Can a Man Help God? (22:2, 3)
  18. Finding God (23:3-7)
  19. Where is Wisdom Found? (28:1, 2, 12-15, 23, 28)
  20. That Would Have Been Iniquity (31:5-8, 13-15, 24-28)
  21. Where Were You? (33:12; 38.1-4)
  22. My Eyes Have Seen (42:1-6)
  23. The Lord Blessed (42:7-17) Continue reading
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Quick Bible Truths gets own website

Bible wisdom

It’s short, it’s pithy, it’s Bible, it’s true.

Quick Bible Truths is great for personal edification, for church bulletin zingers, for posting on the Internet.

http://quickbibletruths.com

You can sign up to the website by RSS or by following the site and getting QBT by email.

Designed for Twitter’s 140-character limit, QBT also offers its truths through WordPress and Facebook. So you can follow it in whatever medium you prefer.

Please share with your friends and Christian family through newsletters, email lists, and bulletins.

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FHU Lectures photo of book stand

Forthright Press at FHU Lectures

Michal Swain (l.) of GO Evangelism, and Barbara Ann Oliver (r.), of Forthright Press, enliven the book stand at the Freed-Hardeman Lectures. Click on the pic for the full size.

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Forthright’s Crazy Christmas sale

Prices are slashed to 50%. This offer good until Dec. 31.

Choices: $6 + 2.95 shipping = $8.95
Covenant Marriage $5 + 2.95 shipping = $7.95
Discovering the Kingdom $4 + 2.95 shipping = $6.95
In Search of Perfection $5 + 2.95 shipping = $7.95
Most Important Question $5 + 2.95 shipping = $7.95
Twice as Much Husband $7 + 2.95 shipping = $9.95

For information about the books, see this PDF file.

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BNc- Authority: Review of the Hester-Sungenis Debate

PINSON, Ala. (BNc) — On a Friday evening, an audience gathered at the Pinson High School Fine Arts Center to hear reason and evidences regarding the fundamental point of contention among the  ‘religious’ world today: “The Bible is the exclusive standard of authority for Christian faith and practice.”

Robert Sungenis, well known author and president of Catholic Apologetics International, an organization dedicated to teaching and defending Roman Catholicism, was set to defend his belief in additional authoritative sources.

David Hester, evangelist with the Springville Road church, affirmed the Bible as the exclusive will of God to man.

Click the link above for the entire article.

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Memorize 100 Bible verses in 100 days -BNc

DENVER, Colo. (BNc) – Jon Warnes believes you can learn 100 Bible verses in 100 days. Over 1,500 people who have signed up to his program agree with him.

Jon began today a 100-day program of Bible memorization, using an event page on Facebook. The program will go through Sept. 5.

Jon will be listing the verses on a weekly basis on the event page and putting verses from previous weeks on his weblog.

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New women’s section added to Christian Hub

With a number of Christian authors in the new women’s section, the Christian Hub highlights their contributions and provides a focal point for studies and articles of special interest to them.. The new section went live yesterday. The section is placed at the top of the third column.

As we find more authors that fit the necessary profile (see the CH About page), we’ll add them as well.

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BNc welcomes Baptism365

Rick Kelley’s website, Baptism365.com, wants Christians to be encouraged by reading about daily baptisms today, just as occurred in Acts 2:47. Now his efforts have just been given a greater platform in a partnership with BrotherhoodNews.com.

Read the details of this new association, Rick’s bio, and a short interview with Rick in today’s announcement on BNc.

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