It would be humorous except that this happens all the time and it is intentional. A preacher says, “Justification if by faith alone, apart from works. All you need to do is believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and He instantly justifies you. So if you repent and believe and then persevere in good works
Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry (1 Corinthians 10:14). Recently, the President accused the former administration of “wire-tapping” him during the primaries. The former White House strongly denied the accusations as delusional. In subsequent hearings, representatives of the former White House admitted they had been “investigating” the President and his aides and “monitoring their communications”
A palindrome is a word or words which read the same forwards and backwards: level, deed, Anna, Eve, Abba. That last word isn’t even English. It is an Aramaic word we find in several places in the NT. But all of those are Biblical palindromes. The Greek preposition alla means but, however, nevertheless. It is
During what most of Christendom celebrates as “Holy Week” there is often a heightened interest in Israel’s Feast. Ariel ministries has outlined the feasts in a helpful format. There summary of the feasts may be viewed here.
In a previous blog, I mentioned that I recently visited the country of Nepal. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit there. I was treated so well by the people and it was a great experience. However, my visit there gave me a renewed appreciation of how fortunate we are in the United States. The reason for
The Moody Handbook of Theology seems to have repented of its view of salvation. A reader pointed us to a significant difference between the 1989 and 2014 editions. The difference appears under Soteriology: Doctrine of Salvation > Man’s Side > Erroneous Views. The 1989 edition says the #1 erroneous view is: (1) Repent and believe.
My week ended Monday at 3:00. I went home with nausea and headache. I went to bed, hoping that I’d be well Tuesday morning. My sleep Monday night was very troubled. Tuesday morning my hope to go back to work was gone. I had chills, headache, stomach ache, diarrhea, no appetite, and dehydration. All day
“But everyone knows faith is what you aren’t sure about,” the man said. “So how can you be sure of your salvation if it’s based on faith?” The man thought his view of faith and reason was common sense. Much of what passes for common sense today is often just the trickled-down opinions of a
What brings you joy? I am not asking about what stimulates you, excites you, or distracts you. I am asking what brings you joy? Have you ever considered that Jesus’ words are what ought to bring you joy? Here is what Jesus said, “These things I have spoken to you so that My joy may
If you read lots of Christian books, or watch lots of popular preachers on TV, you will notice that many of the most popular preachers and authors have stopped emphasizing God’s Word. It used to be that preachers and Christian authors would go verse by verse through a passage. They would make lots of important