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  by Dr. Becky Luman In my prison Bible study, I am finishing a ten-week series on Psalms called “Heart Songs.” Every mood of the God-seeker can be found in the 150 song-poems in this, the Bible’s largest book. Depressed? There are psalms about that. Exuberant about God’s deliverance? There are psalms about that. Desperate?...
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Check out the 2017 Compass! Included in this edition are: some highlights from Commencement and the 2017 Graduate and Alumni Banquet, testimonies from some of our grads, details on our cooperative efforts with Oklahoma Wesleyan University (along with a look at our alumni who serve at OKWU), faculty articles addressing the important question, “Why Seminary?...
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  by Dr. Becky Luman At WBS, we provide discipleship groups to give students the spiritual support and prayer needed for the stressful seminary journey. Each student knows he or she has classmates and a faculty member praying for him or her. I work mostly with our distance students who engage with us online. Each...
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by Dr. John E. Neihof, Jr. Jeremiah 10:23-24 NKJV O Lord, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is not in man who walks to direct his own steps. O Lord, correct me, but with justice; Not in Your anger, lest You bring me to nothing. Dear God, I cannot know...
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by Dr. Becky Luman Psalm 62 (NIV) 1 Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him. 2 Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I WILL NEVER BE SHAKEN. 3 How long will you assault me? Would all of you throw me down—this leaning wall, this...
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WBS Alumnus Rev. Ghuna Kumar (MA, ’92) recently stopped by Wesley Biblical Seminary’s Jackson campus while on his US tour. He preached at area churches and shared about the work God is doing in his home country, India. Below, Dr. Friedeman relates a story about Ghuna Kumar’s student days and the lesson he learned from...
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by Dr. Becky Luman My Sunday School class of nine and ten year-olds is in the midst of a five week unit on prayer. We have dissected, discussed, and prayed the Lord’s Prayer, talked about praying honestly using the experiences of Job and explored making urgent requests in prayer by discussing the encounter of the...
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by Dr. Matt Friedeman Remember the country comedy show “Hee-Haw” and its greatest hits? Probably not, but one of them started like this: Gloom, despair, and agony on me Deep, dark depression, excessive misery If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all Gloom, despair, and agony on me That was the...
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by Dr. John Neihof Here is a prayer for hope and a harvest at Wesley Biblical Seminary. I started writing this prayer in November, 2015. Since then, WBS has operated for six consecutive months with income meeting or exceeding expenses. We are in the black as we approach the end of the fiscal year, 2015-2016....
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by Dr. Matt Friedeman There is a thought among some that the song on the heart and lips of Jesus during His experience on the cross included Psalm 22 through Psalm 31:5. The former begins with “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me” (the fourth of Jesus’ “last words”). The latter verse is...
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