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We are pleased to announce that Becker Bible Ministries, Inc. has been officially organized and established on 3/22/2015.  This begins the second part of the process of incorporating it as a Non-Profit Ministry.  As soon as that process is established, we will be transferring and developing many arms of Becker Bible Ministries to serve our different students.  Our flagship enterprise is the development of Professional Theologists, with Pastor Ordination and Chaplain Endorsement trained by Becker Professional Theology Academy and Seminary.  We are also committed to providing free Bible Studies and resources for the training of Bible Teachers to prepare them for a successful ministry of professional theology in the marketplace. Finally, our Guided Bible Studies for Hungry Christians will be revamped and restored to its proper place as foundational support for young Christians.
 
This year is an exciting time for our organization, as the spiritual growth of its authors, teachers and leaders spurs our ministries to grow to the place chosen by God to establish.  We look forward to serving our enrolled student Seminarians, our Bible students, and young Christians. Stay alert for new details as this marvelous opportunity to serve as Professional Theologists in God’s Kingdom develops!

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Okay, sometimes it stretches it a bit to see a worldly event and represent spiritual overtones.  But hey, that's my favorite pastime.

When I saw this apparent "oneness" of the coach and his assistant, I wondered how perfectly my assist would be with Christ.  If He was standing next to me, would my actions so carefully duplicate His own?  Would I respond in perfect "oneness" with Him, at least as well as these two do in their natural life events?

It's a pretty deep and probative contemplation for those of us that walk with Him!
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I've been honored to receive permission from the Society of Biblical Literature to use their new SBL Greek New Testament in my Scripture worksheet databases.This reliable, versatile, exchangeable NT is freely available to download by students of the Bible.  That they so generously gave me permission to use their entire Greek New Testament in our databases is a blessing I did not expect.  Their copyright permission guarantees our Bible Studies Teachers the best in Greek interpretation in Modern Day and with Logos Software producing the clear text, the database will be a piece of pleasure!

What is a sin?  Do you want the easy answer that Bible Teachers can give to their young Christian learners or the harder one that mature Christians and Christian teachers must define?

Let's start with the easy answer first:

Sin is the disobedience to the LORD God's Laws and is unrighteous, unjust, immoral and wrong.  The five types of sin, transgression, unrighteousness, omission of known duty, faithlessness, and foolish acts constitute a sin against the LORD God.

Bible Teachers must teach their new Christian students to have faith that the LORD God has convicted them of their sins, and dissuades them from looking for new sins, or focusing on the old ones. They must learn to focus on what the LORD God is placing in their hearts concerning sin, and change what they can as fast as they can and have confidence that those deeper sins that seem impossible to remove will become easier to overcome as their walk with Jesus becomes steady.

That pretty well sums up the teachings a new Christian needs concerning sin.  Just because they become Christians does not mean that they become righteous and holy immediately.  Sins begin dropping off and are replaced with righteous teachings of Christ, as the Holy Spirit within them begins burning sins away, and leading them far away from transgressions. 

But it is only a matter of time and spiritual growth before a maturing process begins.  Soon, the older Christian begins confronting deeper sins, types of sin that were possibly unknown to them as a young Christian.  Those deeper types of sin, fully reflected in the Word of God, but not as succinct possibly as are the sins known by the young, must be understood by Bible Teachers if they are to do their job effectively.

We have teachings about sin for our new, immature, and young Christians at our Guided Bible Studies site that begin at http://www.guidedbiblestudies.com/001sin1.htm.

And now, for the first time in our Becker Bible Studies history, we are presenting a detailed account of deeper types of sin that must be wrestled with by mature believers.  It is a more practical list, that is not complete, but promises to develop as our understanding develops, to provide contemplation and knowledge to those mature Christians that need to know in their spiritual growth. Our Typological Index Glossary found on our Becker Bible Teacher Resources site at http://biblestudydata.com/moodle  is the place to find these sin types.

I have started the development of an important glossary of the types of sins; this can be found at http://biblestudydata.com/moodle/mod/glossary/view.php?id=297&mode=cat&hook=54 . This list (a similar list popular among our Roman Catholic brothers and sisters in Christ) defines the bigger picture, based upon the Commandments of God. It is not complete.  Already, as I prayerfully consider and examine the Word of God, I find deeper connections that give opportunity for new understandings of sin that even us seasoned Christians assume when our guard is let down.

If we say we are without sin, we are deceiving ourselves. But, as we  mature, defining that sin becomes difficult sometimes.  I pray that this glossary of sin types is a valuable tool in the Bible Teacher's hands as they lead their young Christians to maturity, able to achieve righteousness that God desires them to receive through the efforts of their wise teachers of His Things.

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My geeker twelve-year-old son commented on the development of his newest computer languages with PHP and MySql, that he is now speaking following a couple of online college courses.  Since nine, he has been increasing his computer language skills at such a high rate, that today I find that he knows more computer language than me and can make application with that knowledge to repair, restore, and develop all manner of things driven by the computers.

He wondered if computer language and his daily French lessons challenged God as did the ambitious men building the Tower of Babel to reach Heaven.  He questioned that since God scattered the builders, and sent them to places all over the world after confounding their language, then what must He think about the world coming together and speaking the same language of computers.

Genesis 11:1–9 (KJV 1900)

"And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. 2 And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. 3 And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them throughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. 4 And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. 5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. 6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do. 7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech. 8 So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city. 9 Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth."

French is French.  English is English.  Learning a foreign language is a difficult process that takes a lifetime to master.  The common languages are  communication that does not often build grand towers of cooperative humans reaching for the highest realms. But computer speak is different; as the world speaks the newest languages, great endeavors of mankind become existent, and our lives are changed forever through the advancements of technology using data-complex language spoken at ease by all Geeks regardless of national affinity.

Wow.  that's a heavy contemplation and I don't have it all thought upon yet. I figure that the complex language of computing must first have originated from the Lord, and that it is His will in this time for us to grow to the places that technological advancement leads.

I do know one thing for certain; I've studied Hebrew for over seven years, and still have not mastered the language, nor the Biblical writings of the Old Testament in their original languages.  I still rely upon dictionaries and references to decipher some of the words I just can't get. The Tower of Babel, and the scattering of men into different languages still lingers within me and confounds both the foreign tongue and the computer talk.

I needed a way to examine a biblical Hebrew word, see its translation that helped me pronounce it, and find the equivalent English word.  Most importantly, I wanted to have it search fast through Hebrew and English so my study could continue without long interruptions.

So I developed a killer database on our Becker Bible Teacher's Resources website, that searches quickly the Hebrew and English equivalents, and becomes a tool that is easy and fast to use. My son helped with the php language along the way. And, our marvelous data entry specialist tied it all together that has helped make it into the best Hebrew database on the Internet today.

This Hebrew database is located at:

http://biblestudydata.com/moodle/mod/data/view.php?id=266

Many Bible teachers have shared their delight with this new database based upon James Strong's numbering system, and have reported many different ways of using the database search for their projects. Some rely upon this tool more than others, especially those like me that are challenged in learning the languages of the Bible fully. 

Check it out! And, if you need help in driving the database, send me an email, and I will talk you through it.  If you like it, comment favorably, make it a Google #1, and follow me.  There are more awesome databases being developed on all manner of things that promises to be great tools in the hands of great Bible teachers to equip them to teach others the things of God.

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Google + admin says this page will attract users, and make it a good connect to my website at http://biblestudydata.com/moodle.  So, I'm conducting a test with this page and see if it integrates well and plays nice.  Part of that test will involve posts from me to see how far in the wide world web the message will reach.  Your encouragement will go far...follow me and push that #1 button if so moved!
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