One of my favorite secular songs is Johnny Cash’s Walk The Line. I like that song because the lyrics speak of the great sacrifice a man would make for a woman, thus expressing his obvious love for her. While listening to that song the other day, I started to wonder how many of us could honestly… Read More Christians, Do We “Walk The Line?”
Have you ever wondered why David, “a man after God’s own heart” (Acts 13:22; 1 Sam. 13:14), never showed any sign of remorse over committing adultery with Bathsheba and his attempted deception and ultimate murder of her husband (2 Sam. 11)? After all, it was David’s faith that motivated him to face the giant Goliath… Read More What Produces Repentance?
Sunday is a very special day for those in the Lord’s church. It is the first day of the week. It is also the day we assemble together to worship our God in spirit and truth (John 4:24) and encourage each other to love and good deeds (Heb. 10:24-25). However, it is also the day… Read More Should Christians Partake Of Communion Every Sunday?
(This is the final part of a series on correctly interpreting the Bible. I encourage you to also read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Certainly much more can be said about accurate hermeneutics; this series is meant to be a kind of general overview of the subject. Nevertheless, it is my… Read More Accurate Hermeneutics: Interpreting The Bible Correctly (Part 5)
(This is the fourth part of a series on how to interpret the Bible correctly. Part 1 can be found here, Part 2 can be found here, and Part 3 can be found here.) Jesus was asked, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” (Matt. 21:23), a… Read More Accurate Hermeneutics: Interpreting The Bible Correctly (Part 4)
Ladies, have you ever been invited to dinner at a friend’s house, and been served a dish you knew you just had to have the recipe to because it tasted so good? When you ask the host or hostess for the recipe, they gladly comply and give it to you. Your husband gets excited at… Read More It Doesn’t Taste The Same: The Problem of Denominationalism
We’ve all heard the proverbial wisdom, “There are two things you should never discuss: politics and religion.” Admittedly, the reason this advice is often because these two topics tend to cause heated arguments, as more than likely the participants strongly hold to their individual beliefs and choose to defend them passionately, usually at the expense… Read More Should Religion Be A Conversation Taboo?