Tag Archives: spiritual authority

Humility Revisited

By | 23 Jan 2022

It seems the Lord is not done with me on this topic, so this is another view of “the elephant” from a slightly different perspective. As I was continuing my reading in 2 Chronicles today, I came across a passage well-known in Word of Faith (WoF) circles, one I have lost count of the times I’ve heard taught on:… Read More »

Humility

By | 17 Jan 2022

Anyone reading the Bible even casually will quickly detect God’s high regard for the humble. Tragically, many proclaiming themselves “Christian” these days appear to have either glossed over or mentally redacted those passages entirely. Before we get started, the great danger in writing about of humility is the author being perceived as proclaiming the equivalent of “Humility &… Read More »

Double-Minded

By | 31 Dec 2021

My wife and I enjoy watching period movies and TV series. Recently, we stumbled across another British-clergy-as-crime-fighter TV series on PBS called Grantchester. The series takes place during the 1950s and 60s in the eponymous real-life village close to Cambridge University. The protagonists are an Anglican parish vicar and a hardened police inspector who develop an unlikely mystery-solving… Read More »

As Much As In Me Is

By | 30 Dec 2021

“In me is working a power stronger than every other power. The life that is in me is a thousand times bigger than I am outside.” —Smith Wigglesworth. “So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also.”— Romans 1:15 KJV (emphasis mine) I Have a Lion on the… Read More »

Reflections on Being a Theologue

By | 8 Sep 2021

After reading some of my articles here, the retired founding pastor of the church we once attended labelled me a “theologue.” As we discussed what he meant by the term, he made the following points: Theologues are “watchmen on a wall” called to warn those whom he protects or encounters of the impending dangers of false doctrines and… Read More »

Who Do You Think You Are?

By | 11 Dec 2020

For as he thinks in his heart, so is he in behavior… — Proverbs 23:7a AMP In my humble opinion, the two most crucial questions any human being can answer for themselves are these: Who am I? What is the purpose of my existence? The answers to these salient questions are foundational to every one of our other thought processes and… Read More »