Theology

Learn Discernment and Stay Safe from False Teachings

Biblical discernment is vital. Without it, anyone can fall prey to false teachers and their teachings. We can get snared by these false teachings when we are not able to see how they differ from sound biblical teachings and the Bible. As a result, our knowledge of God and His word suffers. For these reasons, we need to learn discernment and get better at it every day. This article will help you do that. […]

Available in Print and Online! A Zero Fluff Bible Study for Women: The Deity of Christ

I am happy to announce that a book version of my Zero Fluff Bible study on the deity of Christ is now available! There is also a Kindle version. Both versions can be found on Amazon. The print and Kindle versions have been updated. They have been edited for grammatical improvements and include an added detailed outline of all the verses in the study! […]

A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ: Lesson 8

In this lesson, we are going to consider some of the incommunicable attributes of God. We will apply them as a sort of litmus test. For if Jesus is God, we would not be surprised to see and would even expect to see incommunicable attributes of God attributed to Him. Does the Bible show that Jesus has attributes like omnipresence, eternality, immutability, and others? We shall soon see.

A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ: Lesson 7

For our purposes in our study on the deity of Christ, we can use what the Bible reveals about God to help us determine if Jesus is God. For if Jesus is in fact God, then we would expect the biblical record to show works of God done by Him and attributes of God displayed in Him. We would not have to see all of God’s works and attributes in Jesus, but we would expect to see some. So did New Testament writers record that Jesus did the works of God and did they write that He had the attributes of God? Let’s take a look.

A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ: Lesson 6

Welcome to Lesson 6! This lesson contains a collection of verse sets that I refer to as “the ONLYs”. Each set covers something that is said to be true only of God. Hence the name! We are going to look at six things about God that the Bible tells us only apply to Him. God is God after all. It is right that He is unique! This uniqueness also helps us when we are considering the deity of Christ for if any one of the six things were attributed to Him, that would point to His deity. And if all six were? Simple logic would dictate this conclusion: He is God!

A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ: Lesson 4

Welcome to Lesson 4! This lesson continues with “verses sets” that demonstrate the deity of Christ. As explained in the previous lesson, verse sets are made up of two or more verses that, when read in light of each other, give evidence that Jesus is God. This lesson contains three verse sets that happen to be some of my favorites. They all pair verses from the book of Isaiah with verses in the New Testament. The book of Isaiah has a lot to say about Jesus!

A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ: Lesson 3

Welcome to Lesson 3 of A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the deity of Christ! This study continues by shifting focus to a second category of verses. Category Two consists of a special collection of “verse sets” that give evidence to the deity of Christ. I remember when I first discovered that the Bible contained these special sets. What joy they brought! I pray that you find them to be just as edifying as I did, and that they lead to praise and worship to the glory of God.

A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ: Lesson 2

Welcome to Lesson 2 of A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the deity of Christ! This lesson will continue with Section One of our study: singular verses that demonstrate the deity of Christ. Please remember to look the verses up in context, especially if you are unfamiliar with them. Also remember, there is no rush. Take your time so that you can get the most out of the material. Please take a moment to pray, get your Bible, and then let’s begin!

A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ: Lesson 1

Welcome to Lesson 1 of A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the deity of Christ!

We will begin our study by examining singular verses that demonstrate the deity of Christ. Reading these verses alone (in context of course) shows that Jesus is in fact God. These are primary texts on this topic, for they address the matter clearly and directly. They don’t leave you wondering about the identity of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Introduction to A Zero Fluff Bible Study on the Deity of Christ

I invite you to join me and walk through some significant biblical evidence for the deity of Christ to the glory of God.

This will be a Zero fluff study. It’s the only way I know how to offer it. This means it will not be like the many studies, books, and teachings that are geared towards women today that are heavy on fluff and light on sound doctrine. We will dig deeply!

I hope you join me. This study will not disappoint!

Studying the Doctrine of Justification

Have you ever had the opportunity to study the doctrine of justification before either at church or on your own? If not, I would like to encourage you to learn more about it. It can lead to deeper joy as you come to understand the gospel better, and it can be a part of being ready to give a defense for the hope that is in you. (1 Peter 3:15)

Learning From the Pens of Dead Men

There is a treasure in the church that I hope you have discovered and are enjoying. I am referring to a large collection of writings by Christian men who no longer walk amongst us. While they were under the sun, they put pen to paper or quill to parchment and produced a body of work that has enriched many Christian lives. I have been and continue to be blessed by these authors, theologians, and pastors and want to highlight them and encourage you to open the chest and dig in if you haven’t yet or keep digging for more if you have. I doubt we will ever see the bottom.

My first glimpse of the treasure came when my husband and I discovered that we had a sizable gap in our knowledge about church history, namely the period of the Reformation. Unable to live with that black hole and filled with curiosity, we began to gather and devour relevant material. […]

The Beauty of God

God is beautiful. His beauty is discernible even though we cannot see him. Nothing compares to him nor is anyone like him. He is holy and good, not in the sense that we are – only to our flawed, finite, human limits – but intrinsically, infinitely, and perfectly. That alone is mind-boggling beauty, but there is more. There’s always more when it comes to God. […]