Tag Archives: Jehovah-Rapha

By His Stripes We’re Healed #7:
Divine Euthanasia?

By | 24 Apr 2015

There is a term I learned from a former pastor who used it whenever he was discussing phrases or statements made by well-meaning, but biblically ignorant church folk when challenged to believe something from the Word of God that is beyond their current level of faith. The term is “Religious Escape Clause.” The most prevalent example of such… Read More »

By His Stripes We Are Healed #5:
Faith For Healing

By | 9 Feb 2013

Many are the times when I’ve heard objections raised against the doctrine of divine healing that go something along the lines of the following: Brother/Sister So-and-so believed God for healing and it didn’t work. He/she stayed sick for months/died/whatever. -OR- My aunt got prayed for by (famous healing evangelist’s name here) and she still died of cancer. Many… Read More »

By His Stripes We Are Healed #4:
The Name of God

By | 19 Dec 2012

Taking The Lord’s Name in Vain One of the many misconceptions held by Christians throughout modern history is their interpretation of the third of the Ten Commandments, which reads: You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain. Exodus 20:7 Historically… Read More »