Tag Archives: Bible

Current Questions — The Role of Women

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve dedicated this blog space to a few of the doctrinal questions of our day. The questions have arisen not from some new evidence that someone has discovered calling into question long-settled Biblical doctrines, … Continue reading

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Current Questions — Authority of Scripture

There are many questions that have stirred up controversy in the religious world these days. Teachings and practices that Christianity thought were settled long ago have been brought into serious question in modern times. The sad part is not that … Continue reading

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Who Has the Words of Eternal Life?

Jesus had been teaching, healing, and feeding the people. His fame had spread all over Galilee, and tremendous crowds were following Him. But many were following for the wrong reasons; they wanted to make Him a political king, because He … Continue reading

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About Negative Teaching

“Then the LORD stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the LORD said to me, ‘Behold, I have put My words in your mouth. See, I have appointed you this day over the nations and over the kingdoms, … Continue reading

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How NOT to Understand the Bible

In my last post I wrote about the common sense principles for interpreting Scripture. At this point, I thought I’d focus on poor ways to understand God’s words. These are approaches to Scriptures that really exist, and are used by some—but not … Continue reading

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How to Understand the Bible…

The Bible is the information source for the Christian faith. As the word of God it reveals God’s eternal truth to us about spiritual reality. It is the basis on which Christian unity can be found, but when some religious … Continue reading

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Following Jesus into Places We Might Not Expect, Back to the Scriptures

We still sing “Anywhere With Jesus” in our hymnal and I’m thankful that we do. It’s a wonderful reminder of what discipleship has always supposed to have been about— following. It’s easy to forget these days, you know. In a … Continue reading

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