For more than 40 years Bob Yandian has taught the unchanging truth of God’s word. He pastored Grace Fellowship in Tulsa, Oklahoma for 33 years where he raised up and sent out hundreds of ministers to churches and missions organizations around the world through the School of the Local Church, and Grace School of Ministry. In 2013 he began a new phase of ministry and passed the baton to his son, Robb, who now pastors the church.

Bob’s mission is to train a new generation in the Word of God through his “Student of the Word” broadcast, and by ministering in Bible schools, minister’s conferences, and churches.

Known as an expositor of the Bible, he is widely acknowledged as one of the most knowledgeable teachers of this generation.  His practical insight and wisdom into the word of God has helped countless people to grow to maturity in the Christian life.

Bob is a graduate of Trinity Bible College where he studied under Charles Duncomb, an associate of Smith Wigglesworth. He served as instructor and Dean of Instructors at Rhema Bible Training Center. Pastor Yandian serves on the board of Joyce Meyer Ministries, and Andrew Wommack Ministries.

Bob has been married to Loretta for over forty years. They are parents of two married children and five grandchildren. 

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Heaven and hell do not make sense to the natural mind. Our natural minds think that good people should go to heaven and bad people should go to hell. Heaven is not for those wit

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The doctrine of predestination is one of the most debated and often misunderstood doctrines in the Bible. Join Pastor Bob Yandian as he takes this seemingly complicated subject

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Do you ever feel that the sins of your past are hindering your relationship with the Lord? The truth is that your sins were forgiven the moment you asked, separated as far as th

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Most believers are not called to the five-fold ministry, but that does not mean they are not as important in the body of Christ.

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Most believers are not called to the five-fold ministry, but that does not mean they are not as important in the body of Christ. Using the example of Ananias from Acts chapter 9

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Even as born again, Spirit filled and word filled Christians, we do not know everything. If we knew everything, where would the walk of faith be? The Bible tells us that the Hol

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We all go through troubles, trials, and adversity. But, in Christ, we have a way through every one of them.

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We all go through troubles, trials, and adversity. But, in Christ, we have a way through every one of them.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

The Bible states that we have a "Better Covenant, established on Better Promises," in Jesus Christ.

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Stability in life comes from wisdom and knowledge of God’s word. It’s the word that brings stability, assurance, and reverence for God.

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Praising the Lord is an act of faith that is pleasing to God and is beneficial to our lives. In church praise unites and turns our hearts in one direction toward the Lord. Join

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Laying on of hands is a foundational doctrine found in both the Old and New Testament. In the Old Testament hands were laid on people to pass on a blessing and power.

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Communion is where we come to remember Jesus, and to learn to be His disciples. It is where we examine ourselves and receive healing in our bodies.

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Just as Jesus had no power for doing the miraculous until the Holy Spirit came and rested upon Him, He told His followers to do nothing until they received the Holy Spirit at Pe

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All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God yet God’s standard for eternal life is His holiness. Jesus came to change our nature first, then our actions. He saved us from

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We will always experience change in our lives but usually look at it as a negative thing. But the word of God teaches us to be adaptable and open to change when necessary. Join

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If we resist change in the Church, we miss the opportunity to win souls. The Gospel stays the same. The Word stays the same. The Holy Spirit is the same.

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Years after killing Goliath with a stone and sling, King David went to battle with the Philistines again.

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Part 2 - When people brought the sick to Jesus, He healed all of them – sinners and saints.  But many received salvation because of their healing.  Winning people to Jesus invol

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Part 1 – When people brought the sick to Jesus, He healed all of them – sinners and saints.  But many received salvation because of their healing.  Winning people to Jesus invol

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Have you ever watched someone come to receive Jesus as Lord and seen how blessed and amazed they are at the new life they have?

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Part 9 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone, and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after deat

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Part 8 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

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Part 7 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

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Part 6 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

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Part 5 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

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Part 4 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

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Part 3 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Part 2 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Part 1 - The Corinthians were influenced by Greek culture and looked forward to death so the body would be gone and the soul would be freed. The idea of another body after death

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Many books have been written about all the different types, methods, and plans for developing leadership, but the best way to lead is with excellence, with passion, and with all

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Part 7 - If you want to be a disciple of Jesus you must pick up your cross and follow Him. Keep hearing the Word. Surround yourself with Scripture. Be involved in church.

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Part 6 - Our sin, sickness and poverty were born by Jesus on His cross. The cross we bear does not have sin, sickness, or poverty. We could not carry them.

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Part 5 - One of the main reasons anyone leaves a church is because they took offense at something.

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Part 4 - The main place where believers hear the Word of God taught and preached is in the local church.

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Part 3 – No circumstance, sickness, or persecution can change the Word of God. But The Word of God changes them all!

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Part 2 - All the things you have been seeking will come to you after you "Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness." Seeking the Kingdom is being born again.

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Part 1 - Watching church on the internet is great if you can't go. But actually being in church is so important because it is the closest thing to being in Heaven that we can ha

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The Holy Spirit will show us "things to come." But that doesn't mean He will show us everything to come. If we knew everything, where would the walk of faith be?

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If you have received Jesus as Savior there is no sin that you have ever committed, or ever will commit, that will keep you out of Heaven.

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How was Jesus able to shift, immediately, from talking, walking and fellowship to doing signs, miracles, and wonders in the power of the Holy Spirit?

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Part 2 - When people brought the sick to Jesus, He healed all of them – sinners and saints.  But many received salvation because of their healing.  Winning people to Jesus invol

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Part 1 – When people brought the sick to Jesus, He healed all of them – sinners and saints.  But many received salvation because of their healing.  Winning people to Jesus invol

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Peace is available to every believer. Peace does not come from what happens, or doesn't happen, all around you. It is not elusive, nor is it unattainable.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

The Bible states that we have a "Better Covenant, established on Better Promises," in Jesus Christ.

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Part 2 - When we hear someone has "had a moral failure" what we must really understand is that they fell into sin.

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Part 1 - Was it failure? Or was it sin? There is a difference, but we can recover from either and get right back in the race God has set before us!

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Part 3 – Finances are a blessing from God, but we are not to spend it all on ourselves.

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Another term for good works is witnessing. Believers witness not only by our words but also our deeds.

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Everything has a result - a consequence – or a recompense – that comes after a word has been spoken or a deed has been done.

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According to Jesus Himself it is just as easy to be healed as it is to be saved. He told the pharisees, “Which is easier to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven’?

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Part 2 – There are some losses that are easy to recover from, and some losses that are absolute tragedies. Some people never allow themselves to recover.

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Part 1 - There are some losses that are easy to recover from, and some losses that are absolute tragedies. Some people never allow themselves to recover.

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Balancing your contentment with your desires may seem like an impossible task. If you are never content with what you have your desires can be completely out of control.

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We have been given a great inheritance! The Administrator of this inheritance sits in Heaven and gives us power of attorney to act in His name.

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Some Christians today see no relevance in the Old Testament, and some avoid it altogether. But it is essential to understanding the New Testament.

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Some Christians today see no relevance in the Old Testament, and some avoid it altogether. But it is essential to understanding the New Testament.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Some Christians today see no relevance in the Old Testament, and some avoid it altogether. But it is essential to understanding the New Testament.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Many believers spend their entire lives without ever knowing what God’s will is for them.

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For most of his life Mephibosheth never even knew that he was the beneficiary of a Blood Covenant until he was sought out by King David who had been in covenant with his father,

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Among many Old Covenant examples, the covenant between David and Jonathan stands out as one of the best examples of the true meaning of a blood covenant, and its end results.

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We often desire to submit to God’s will for our lives but don’t really understand how. Abraham can be used as a model for our own walk with God.

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The main way that God leads His disciples is by His word, the Bible. He also gave us the Holy Spirit to lead us and guide us, mostly in the word, but also by other means.

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The main way that God leads His disciples is by His word, the Bible. He also gave us the Holy Spirit to lead us and guide us, mostly in the word, but also by other means.

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As Believers, we are often encouraged to continue in God’s Word so that we may grow, mature, and become true disciples of Jesus.

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As Believers, we are often encouraged to continue in God’s Word so that we may grow, mature, and become true disciples of Jesus.

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As a sign of things to come, God had Jacob switch hands when blessing Joseph’s sons, and the younger received a blessing that had traditionally been reserved for the firstborn.

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The Gospel of John tells us that when Andrew believed in Jesus the first thing that he did was to find his brother, Simon, and tell him, “We have found the Messiah!” Sometimes t

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We all go through troubles, trials, and adversity. But, in Christ, we have a way through every one of them.

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Every time you face a situation stop and remember God's goodness, everything He has done for you, all the times He has seen you through.

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Without the Word of God, we would have no idea whatsoever what God has promised us as Believers. We would also not know what He has promised us as disciples.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Without the Word of God, we would have no idea whatsoever what God has promised us as Believers. We would also not know what He has promised us as disciples.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

When we receive the Word of God for instruction and reproof, we are setting ourselves up for great blessings.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Only Believers can do good works. In fact, the Bible says that we are called unto good works. But all works done by a Believer are not good.

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The Word of God is our guide to avoid sin. Without it we would not even know what sin really is.

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Many Christians go through life powerless, and constantly wondering what God’s will is.

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Mankind has an idea of what we think of as “good” or “evil” but our ideas are nothing like God’s ideas.

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The Bible tells us that believers in Jesus as the Christ are Pilgrims and Strangers on this earth. We are also labeled as sojourners, aliens, and ambassadors.

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Scripture tells us that God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son so that we could believe on Him and be saved.

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Scripture tells us that God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son so that we could believe on Him and be saved.

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Scripture tells us that God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son so that we could believe on Him and be saved.

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Everything has a result - a consequence – or a recompense – that comes after a word has been spoken or a deed has been done.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Peace is available to ever believer. Peace does not come from what happens, or doesn't happen, all around you. It is not elusive, nor is it unattainable.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Every time you face a trial, trouble, or problem you have an opportunity for victory, or defeat.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Grace has been poured out to us when we first receive Jesus as our Lord and Savior.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

How was Jesus able to shift, immediately, from talking, walking, and fellowship to doing signs, miracles, and wonders in the power of the Holy Spirit?

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Two thieves were crucified along with Jesus at Calvary. Both were sinful evildoers. Both were guilty. Both were sentenced to die for their trespasses.

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Two thieves were crucified along with Jesus at Calvary. Both were sinful evildoers. Both were guilty. Both were sentenced to die for their trespasses.

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Have you ever watched someone come to receive Jesus as Lord and seen how blessed and amazed they are at the new life they have?

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

There are voices in this world that say, “If God created everything, then He also created evil, sin, sickness, and death.” But that is far from true. Only good comes from God.

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There are voices in this world that say, “If God created everything, then He also created evil, sin, sickness, and death.” But that is far from true. Only good comes from God.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

We often desire to submit to God’s will for our lives but don’t really understand how. Abraham can be used as a model for our own walk with God.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

There are some losses that are easy to recover from, and some losses that are absolute tragedies. Some people never allow themselves to recover.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Many believers, especially younger believers, tend to think that they are facing problems and dangers that no one else has ever faced.

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Some believers go nearly their entire lives not knowing God’s will for them. Where to go, what to do, who to marry… God is not hiding His will from us.

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Sometimes the hardest people to lead to the Lord are those nearest and dearest to us, the ones we love the most.

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When we talk about “good works” we tend to think of doing things that are nice for people, dogs, cats, and the environment.

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With the understanding that all believers will go through trouble from time to time, we should also recognize that there are things we can do to make them fewer, farther between

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When we face any problem, we can rest assured in the fact that God planned a way of escape before the problem ever even existed! God sees us in victory!

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Just because we must face trials and tribulations does not mean that we are to let them get the best of us.

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Every Christian on the face of the earth will face some type of suffering. We will all have troubles, trials, persecutions, and difficulties. Jesus Himself told us so.

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Without the Word of God, we would have no idea whatsoever what God has promised us as believers. We would also not know what He has promised us as disciples.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

When we receive the Word of God for instruction and reproof, we are setting ourselves up for great blessings.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

Only believers can do good works. In fact, the Bible says that we are called unto good works. But all works done by a believer are not good.

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The Word of God is our guide to avoid sin. Without it we would not even know what sin really is.

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Balancing your contentment with your desires may seem like an impossible task. If you are never content with what you have your desires can be completely out of control.

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Most believers know that it is important to confess with your mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord.  Our confession of faith is confirming all the good things that God says about us.

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Throughout modern history people have been looking at one person or another and saying, “Surely, he is the Antichrist.” And every one of their picks have been wrong.

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If you want to see what is going on in the world, and what is about to go on in the world, all you need to do is watch what is going on in Israel.

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Jesus never denied healing to anyone. Everywhere He went He healed every person of every sickness, disease or hurt that they suffered.

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Under the Law the Year of Jubilee occurred every forty-nine years. All things were restored. Everything lost was returned.

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It takes an unrenewed mind to accept the devil’s lie that God is the source of any sickness.

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Do you remember how easy it was to get answers to your prayers when you were first saved? And after a while it seems as though answers come fewer and farther between?

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Many believers have many misconceptions on what the anointing of the Holy Spirit is, and how the anointing works in our lives.

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Many believers have many misconceptions on what the anointing of the Holy Spirit is, and how the anointing works in our lives.

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People add to the Word of God all the time, not understanding that addition or omission makes what they say counterfeit, and a lie.

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Every time you come up against a problem you have an opportunity for victory or defeat.

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Grace has been poured out to us when we first receive Jesus as our Lord and Savior. After that we use Truth – His Word – to grow, and mature, and become His disciples indeed.

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As believers in Jesus as the Christ we have been called Pilgrims and Strangers on this earth, as well as sojourners, aliens, and ambassadors.

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The end times prophecies that have been given in the Bible are not meant to confuse us or create doubt in our hearts.

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The end times prophecies that have been given in the Bible are not meant to confuse us or create doubt in our hearts.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

The end times prophecies that have been given in the Bible are not meant to confuse us or create doubt in our hearts.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

The end times prophecies that have been given in the Bible are not meant to confuse us or create doubt in our hearts.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

The end times prophecies that have been given in the Bible are not meant to confuse us or create doubt in our hearts.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

The end times prophecies that have been given in the Bible are not meant to confuse us or create doubt in our hearts.

Student of the Word with Bob Yandian

The end times prophecies that have been given in the Bible are not meant to confuse us or create doubt in our hearts.