Tag Archives: Divine Healing

Guardians of the Orthodoxy

By | 18 Jul 2024

This week, my wife and I binge-watched Season 4 of The Chosen. In general, I tend to thoroughly enjoy this series. I have few, if any, problems with their portrayal of events actually recorded in the Gospels, including its accounts of miraculous healings. On the other hand, I do have a serious problem with Dallas Jenkins’ underlying agenda… Read More »

Is Bethel a Cult?

By | 6 Dec 2023

A tremendous amount of mud-slinging is currently going on in the Church these days. I’ve addressed that topic in multiple articles here on Miscellaneous Ramblings. In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a brief list for your reading enjoyment and — I hope! — spiritual edification: Of Blind Men & Elephants Filled With The Troll-y Spirit The… Read More »

Fear

By | 1 Dec 2023

Ever since the Rebellion in Eden, God has spoken through His Word a single, consistent message to scads of people over several millennia: “Don’t be afraid!” This command is recorded hundreds of times in Scripture. Someone claims to have accurately counted 365 such verses. This means we literally have 1 for each day of the year. This seems… Read More »

The 4 P’s of Following Jesus

By | 31 Oct 2023

The four P’s, in my humble opinion, are all attributes we should be exhibiting in our lives as Christ-followers. Every one of us is called by our risen Lord to partner with Him in making disciples of the lost, thereby transforming the culture in which we live. If we are not effectively and powerfully impacting those within our… Read More »

Disappointments

By | 17 Aug 2023

Introduction Several years ago, our church’s guest speaker was a former pastoral staff member, a Calvinist-Baptist minister closely aligned with John MacArthur and John Piper doctrinally. His message centered on the illness, death, burial, and raising-from-the-dead of Lazarus in Bethany recorded in John 11. His sermon remarks opened with the statement “God will disappoint us” and then continued with… Read More »

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Part 4 — The Ugly

By , | 10 Aug 2023

In this final installment, John and I will conclude our evaluation of the Word of Faith (WoF) movement at this moment in history. Again, John gets to go first. John The ugly happens when the bad goes unchecked. Because most people are human, there is tendency to feel good about your choices. This is not necessarily bad until… Read More »