Apostle Paul and the Book of Acts

Paul was the greatest missionary and evangelist in the history of the Christian church.  His background as a Pharisee gave him a great understanding of Jewish law.  He used this to his advantage on several occasions.  Though his greatest missionary trips were to gentile lands he used his rabbinical training to relate to Jews as … Continue reading Apostle Paul and the Book of Acts

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Importance of the Small Group

Aubrey Malphurs says “Disciple making does not end with a person’s conversion, however.  It’s an ongoing process that encourages the believer to follow Christ and become more like Him[1].”  With this taken into account we need to ask ourselves a question.  What is the most effective way to make disciples?  Do we get as many … Continue reading Importance of the Small Group

Historicity of Matthew and Mark

Who wrote the books of Matthew and Mark.  Early church fathers have said on many occasions that the Gospel of Matthew was written by Matthew.  Papias said  "Matthew wrote the oracles in the Hebrew language [or dialect], and every one interpreted them as was able."  [1]  The church fathers accepted Matthew as the author of … Continue reading Historicity of Matthew and Mark

Book Review: CSB Ultrathin Reference Bible

Late last year Holman announced that they will soon be releasing the Christian Standard Bible.  Like some of you, I groaned at the thought of another translation going into an already flooded market of English scripture translations.  The CSB is a revision of the popular Holman Christian Standard Bible that was released in 2004. Holman … Continue reading Book Review: CSB Ultrathin Reference Bible

Inerrancy Matters

In my opinion, biblical inerrancy is one of those concepts that differentiates Christianity from other faiths.  Other faiths claim that their scriptures are divinely inspired, and are without error but the bible backs it up.   P.D. Feinberg describes inerrancy as “ the view when all facts are become known, they will demonstrate that the Bible … Continue reading Inerrancy Matters

Biblical Inerrancy Among Evangelicals from 1900-Present

When one studies the history of the evangelical movement it is fairly easy to see the foundation.  However, it is also beneficial to determine what an evangelical is.  Many today use the term, but they mean it in a different sense than what has been historically understood.  An evangelical is more than a protestant church … Continue reading Biblical Inerrancy Among Evangelicals from 1900-Present

Book Review: The Story Devotional

The Story Devotional is a daily devotional based on The Story Bible.  It contains 365 daily devotions that take one from the beginning of the Bible in Genesis all the way to Revelation.  There is no bouncing around as the devotions go in order corresponding to the Biblical books. The devotions contain anywhere from one … Continue reading Book Review: The Story Devotional

No One Will Make Them Afraid

But I will leave within you the meek and humble.  The remnant of Israel will trust in the name of the Lord.  They will do no wrong they will tell no lies.  A deceitful tongue will not be found in their mouths .  They will eat and lie down and no one will make them … Continue reading No One Will Make Them Afraid

Book Review: Rediscover God by Dwight Clough

"Rediscover God" is a great tool for any individual who wants a deeper relationship with our Lord. The author proves to be skillful in delivery, caring, and passionate about the topic at hand. That topic is how Christianity works in real life. Rediscover God consists of daily readings and reflections tat are number from Day … Continue reading Book Review: Rediscover God by Dwight Clough

Two Types of Kings

Throughout the history if the Israelites we see a constant theme.  We see the turning away from YHWH in one form or another .  We also see that YHWH never washes His hands of them, but always brings them back into the fold .  However they suffered much from their sins, and much like a Father to … Continue reading Two Types of Kings