The Word of Life 1 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— 2 the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made … Continue reading 1 John
Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything; tell God your needs, and don’t forget to thank him for his answers. -Philippians 4:6 (TLB) Most thinking, informed human beings are well aware of the fact that stress can lead to a great many physical difficulties in life. While most of us put forth effort to … Continue reading Dealing with Causes Of Stress.
Lately I have been thinking about the many issues Christians seem to disagree about, often very passionately. While I have definite positions on many issues theologically, some I do not. I guess I have come to pick the ‘hills upon which I might die on.’ Just a little background on where I am coming from: … Continue reading Soteriology: Just Thinkin’
There is no question that trying to explain the doctrine of the Trinity to someone who is not a believer (or maybe is, but just doesn’t get it) is very difficult to do. How can we explain in detail the nature of God? What we can do is offer what is revealed to us through … Continue reading Of God and the Holy Trinity
Let me say from the outset that I like the NIV and read it often! This might stir emotion from some readers, but I freely confess that I do. Why? Despite its shortcomings, it is an easy-to-read English translation that [I think] flows well and is still evangelical & conservative enough to be trustworthy. That … Continue reading The NIV
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! -Psalm 133:1 I think that one of the things that Satan loves to do the most is to separate the body of Christ wherever and whenever he can. If we are busy fighting among ourselves, we are least effective in … Continue reading Unity in The Body.
Chapter 7, Paragraph 3 Here is the text of the third paragraph of chapter 7 in the 1689 London Baptist Confession: This covenant is revealed in the gospel; first of all to Adam in the promise of salvation by the seed of the woman,5 and afterwards by farther steps, until the full discovery thereof was completed … Continue reading God’s Covenant, Part 3