Tag Archives: Bible

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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The Same, but Different

Romans 6:3, 4 “Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death? Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ … Continue reading

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Books and THE Book

I love books; I always have. There’s something almost magical about opening the cover of a book and looking inside for an escape from the ordinary or sit at the feet of people with something interesting to say. My day-off … Continue reading

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