I was happily working on my (long promised) series on the deity of Christ when something came into my inbox that could not be ignored. It was brought to my attention that a ladies’ ministry group, to which I have connections, was going to be drawing from Timothy Keller’s book Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God for a day of prayer event. I picked up his book and ended up writing a review. [...]
The next time I posted a blog article it was going to be a forerunner to my upcoming series on the Deity of Christ, but unexpected things happen all the time. My attention was sadly, once again diverted to the subject of domestic of abuse. This was so pressing that I put writing the series[...]
"Submissive wives are either weak-minded or being bullied into it by their husbands." ... so the argument goes
Which is it? Are submissive wives weak-minded or are they being bullied into submission by their husbands? Or is there another reason for their submission? If there is, then the argument is a false dilemma.
If you truly wish to understand Biblical submission as it relates to Christian wives, nothing will get you into the deep end faster than the two words “in everything” at the end of Ephesians 5:24. [...]
Have you ever heard a Christian say that there is only one way to heaven or that there is only one way of salvation? I hope so. We say this not because we made it up. We didn’t invent it; though there are countless inventions of the sort in the world. [...]
Do you remember a time when you were overcome by sudden fear? Maybe when you were little and felt that overpowering need to tuck your bare feet under the covers so the scary thing under your bed couldn’t grab them? Or maybe when you were an adult and heard that your son or daughter had[...]
Studying the Bible is key to a healthy Christian life. Together with the work of the Holy Spirit, knowing and obeying God’s word helps us to live lives that are more pleasing to Him as we submit to His will. His word can also protect us from or free us from false teachings, something that[...]
They walk in the darkness, in a Dark Land, on paths long and crooked and oh so slippery. Stumbling. Always stumbling. Over what? They don’t know. They can’t see it. The darkness, it’s too thick. It blinds them, but they don’t want to look down anyway. They want to continue; and so they do, stumbling, staggering, groping in the dark.
The story of how English Bibles came into existence is fascinating. It is a story of hard work, tremendous sacrifice, faith, and even politics. What took place centuries ago not only deeply affected the course of the Reformation; it also had and still has eternal implications for many.