Read Matthew 3:13-17 … Well, not really the beginning beginning, but at least in this baptismal scene along the banks of the Jordan we see the beginning of something wonderful. The Messiah, the one who brings peace and forgiveness to the people, strides out of the water and then begins a ministry that has touched … Continue reading Up Out of the Water
The Glory of Kings: A Philosophical Defense of Christianity is written by Dr. Larry Hunt, currently a Professor at Harding University, Searcy AR. From the University’s website one discovers that Dr. Hunt’s specialty is in medieval literature and this fact, once discovered, is easily seen in the content of the work. The book is designated … Continue reading The Glory of Kings
Read Ephesians 3:1-7 … Folks have been arguing about when and how often to take the Lord’s Supper, well, it seems like forever. Some people only take the communion once or twice a year; others take communion every week. Some partake of the memorial at special occasions; some only on Sundays during a worship service. … Continue reading Take the Lord’s Supper Every Sunday
The essence of eschatology, the language in which eschatological thought occurs, is a forward-looking conception of what is the ultimate outcome for mankind and the world. Most of those involved in the work of theology have a basic understanding of eschatology that conforms to this concept, and the traditional shape of eschatology is expressed in … Continue reading The Messiah: the Greater Prophet, the son of David, Emanuel.
The full title of the work is The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus: The Impact of hermeneutics on the Jesus Research of John Dominic Crossan and N. T. Wright, and per the author – Robert B. Stewart – was developed resultant to his doctrinal dissertation and the increasing realization that “historical reconstruction is in fact … Continue reading The Quest of the Hermeneutical Jesus
Acts 5:33-42 … In the public sphere of life (work, school, sporting events, etc.), one has been increasingly taught to avoid certain subjects so as not to offend our fellow Americans. Typically the list has been truncated to three thoughts: sex, politics, and religion. Yet as Christians, there is a personal mandate to speak about … Continue reading Every Day, Say Something for God
Read Matthew 5:14-16 … There’s an old VBS song, This Little Light of Mine, that calls us to let our light shine. Even though one often considers this a children’s song, the message is as solid a piece of adult instruction as any other thought in the Scriptures. In the passage noted above Jesus makes … Continue reading Every Day, Do Something for God