28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. 29 For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. 30 Moreover whom… Continue reading Predestination
Most people are familiar with the song of that title that was written by Charlotte Elliott and William Bradbury. It's one of my favorite songs, and its message tells us to come to Christ no matter what state we're in. We don't have to clean up our lives before we come to him. Christ is… Continue reading Just As I Am
I was looking online for some maps of the Sinai peninsula in order to prepare for class I'm going to teach this coming trimester, and I came across a really interesting site that tries to tie in the Biblical accounts of the Iraelites' exodus from Egypt to Canaan with the geography of the area. If… Continue reading Looking for Clues of the Exodus in Today’s World
Sorry, but I couldn't help myself in posting (***There was an article linked here, but I decided to remove it, primarily because of the other content on the site and the poor title choice of the article***). I want to point out that I don't endorse this particular church, or their broader beliefs. However, I… Continue reading Drinking or Drunkenness?
After the discussion that followed (and is still following) my last post, I decided to do one on the idea expressed in the following passage. 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 not of works, lest anyone should boast. -… Continue reading “…Not of Works…”
I ran across a post today on the blog Sola Scriptura that I thought was really good. The approach might be a little "in your face," but sometimes that's necessary to wake people up. Here's the link, please go check it out.
A little while back, I found a post on this blog that I decided to answer. He quoted this passage in Hebrews (as I have done below) and asked if anyone had thoughts on what it meant. Of course, I did, and I felt like they were pretty well reasoned. No one ever responded to… Continue reading Hebrews 6:4-6