Certainty of the Truth

Read Luke 1:1-4 … An oft recited motto has been heard thru the years that goes like this: “Where the Scriptures speak, we speak; where the Scriptures are silent, we are silent.” It is, as a rule of thumb, a very well-crafted echo of the Protestant Reformation’s motto sola scriptura. For those that don’t read … Continue reading Certainty of the Truth

Strengthen What Remains

Read Revelation 3:1-6 … Let’s set the scene – a young couple sits in a cozy room with a fireplace and a twinkling Christmas tree. One can tell by their conversation they haven’t made it to the point of being “a couple,” but it’s going that way. Somehow one can almost see the twinkling lights … Continue reading Strengthen What Remains

Understand What Thou Readest? Part 2.

Read 2 Timothy 2:14-18 … Continuing with thoughts related to what might be a hinderance to understanding what one reads in the Scriptures … Another thought to be considered is bound into understanding of the historical-cultural context of a passage.[i] When one does not appreciate the historical and cultural background of a passage, then the … Continue reading Understand What Thou Readest? Part 2.

A Consideration of Gender Roles and Equality in the Light of Galatians 3:28 and 1 Corinthians 11:3.

Introduction The exact question we will be taking under consideration is, “How are women equal to men (Gal. 3:28) while the man is the head of a woman (1 Cor. 11:3)?” Although there are opinions across the entire spectrum concerning this question, the bulk of opinions on this topic fall into either a Complementarian or … Continue reading A Consideration of Gender Roles and Equality in the Light of Galatians 3:28 and 1 Corinthians 11:3.