Every war utilizes what military people call “psyops.” It is a shortened way of saying psychological operations. This psychological warfare is an attempt to get into the heads of the enemy’s soldiers. The goal is to discourage them. This would make them less effective in fighting or maybe even convince them to give up altogether.
If you are like me, you’ve had a certain reaction to the endings of some NT epistles. It is common for Paul’s epistles to end with a number of exhortations. When we read them, we might conclude that they’re just random commands. They sometimes seem like scattered pellets from a shotgun. They don’t seem to
Two theologians were debating a passage of Scripture when the first one quoted a famous scholar supporting his position. “I don’t care about what he believes,” the other replied. “I care about what I believe!” You have your beliefs. So do I. We all do. Millions. About all manner of subjects. That is perfectly normal.
Jesus came to save you as a member of a family, as part of a body, called out to live as a member of the church. And you express church life through a “thick” community. Frankly, I find it hard to connect with people at church. Sunday mornings are not set up for developing deep