False teachers must be rejected from our homes when they come specifically to promote falsehood.
Category: Inductive Bible Study
It has been longer than I would like since I posted on here, so here's a thought on my daily Bible study. I have recently begun a "binge-reading" Bible challenge to read the whole Bible before the end of the year. Today I read a passage in the Old Testament that beautifully wove together a … Continue reading The Covenant with Abraham Is Not the Covenant with Israel in the Law
The concept of the Day of the Lord is a crucial one with reference to the overall prophetic program of the Bible. I have read that some have observed that . To this end, before I have finished my study and exposition of 1 Thess. 5:1-11, I have been trying to work through some literature … Continue reading Resources on the Day of the Lord
1 Thessalonians tells us about the Rapture from the perspective of the relationship between the experience of those who have already died and the experience of those who are living when it happens. We learn based on the authority of God's Word that the dead rise from the dead first and then the living are caught up to be with Christ from then on forever. We are encouraged to exhort each other with comfort based on this truth.
Today, on my 30th birthday, I would like to offer some personal and theological reflections on my first 30 years of life, especially my Christian life. I share about my salvation, my early years, my years of struggle, and my years of growth. I conclude with my hopes for the future.
"The Lord sends a message against Jacob, And it falls on Israel. And all the people know it, That is, Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria, Asserting in pride and in arrogance of heart:'The bricks have fallen down, But we will rebuild with smooth stones; The sycamores have been cut down, But we will replace … Continue reading Isaiah 9:8-13: Pride After a Fall and God’s Sovereignty
This blog post is the second in a two-part post of studies in 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16. Last post, we learned about Bibliology from Paul's comments about the Thessalonian response to his message. Today, we will look at what Paul said regarding the Jews in this passage, and thus learn some lessons about Israeology, the study … Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 2:15-16: Israel’s Sins and God’s Wrath
Paul's description of the Thessalonian response to his message demonstrates that the words of God's messengers are truly the words of God even while being the words of the human messenger.
As I begin this blog, I feel it is only right to start with some introductory comments on the two areas I mentioned in my welcome post, namely theology and apologetics. Today, allow me to start on theology. The task of theology is indeed a task. By this, I mean that the Bible does not … Continue reading Introductory Musings on Theology