A few months ago I wrote a series of posts about the Kingdom of Heaven parables. Each post dealt with one of the parables. I did not get much interest in it so I did not write a conclusion. Recently I had someone ask me about a conclusion. I told them that I would write[Continue Reading...]
If Jesus told us to render to Caesar what is Caesar’s, why do we make our organizations non-profit and/or tax-free?
A few weeks ago Alan Knox at The Assembling of the Church wrote a post called Distractions to Worship? In it he wrote, Consider the situation where you are sitting among a group of believers, listening to someone teach. The teaching is very inspiring and challenging. You are really enjoying it. Beside you, a baby[Continue Reading...]
sbc IMPACT! was recently created in response to what they see as negativity coming from the SBC Outpost. In their first post they wrote that it “is the vision of a group of Southern Baptist bloggers who desire to host a truly edifying, thought-provoking, civil community for the examination and discussion of issues that affect[Continue Reading...]
Lately I have had a theme in many of my posts. You may have noticed it and I cannot say that the theme was my intention. I think a lot of it has to do with what God is revealing to me and so that theme tends to bleed out into my posts. The theme[Continue Reading...]
From time to time I hear about people who are “On Fire for Jesus!” Recently I heard a sermon about how we should check ourselves to see if we are the type of Christian God has called us to be. He used the example of a counterfeit bill. He said that bankers are trained to[Continue Reading...]
Why do we spend so little time thinking about what happens on Sunday morning, but place such a high value on attending on Sunday morning?
Before I discuss our Bible, let me sum up what I have talked about so far. First, in Inerrancy – Part 1: Doctrine of Inerrancy, I discussed the basics of this doctrine. I also eluded to the fact that this doctrine is essentially useless to us because it makes claims only about writings that we[Continue Reading...]
What is Scripture? The word, “scripture” occurs 32 times in the NKJV and 32 times in the NASB, but the list is slightly different. The NKJV list includes Daniel 10:21, the NASB does not. The NASB list includes 1 Timothy 4:13 (but it is marked to show that it is not in the Greek, merely[Continue Reading...]