For several months now, I’ve belonged to a private Facebook group run by the Christian Apologetics Alliance. The level of intellectual and theological brilliance exhibited by the majority of its members is truly staggering. Others, not so much! Regarding this latter group, I’m not referring to believers asking intelligent questions as they seek a greater knowledge of Christian… Read More »
One of my wife’s and my favorite Bible passages is commonly known as the “Aaronic Blessing,” “Aaronic Benediction,” or “Priestly Blessing.” If you have a religious heritage based in Judaism or a liturgical Christian denomination, such as Methodist or Episcopalian, you have certainly heard it pronounced over the congregation by the rabbi or pastor, usually at the end… Read More »
The Holy Spirit had been urging me to write this article for a week or so before I started it and frankly, I’ve struggled with this article over a period of a couple more weeks. Why? Because I desperately don’t want this article perceived as an angry diatribe judgmentally lashing out at everyone who doesn’t “measure up to… Read More »
Tomorrow, we celebrate the most significant event during the entire panoply of human history: the resurrection of Jesus Christ from his substitutionary death on the cross. Every other founder of every other world religion has a grave someplace where their decaying corpses still reside. Not so with our Lord — His grave is empty!
No true believer has problems with the Bible describing God’s miracles in the ancient past — we’re all in agreement the Word accurately portrays such events, so there is no controversy there at all. It’s only when you start talking about God performing miracles in the modern day where you will generally have two kinds of reactions. Those… Read More »
One of the most effective ways to pray and be completely confident we are praying in agreement with the will of God is to pray Scripture verses. Why? Because by definition, His promises are His will, period, full stop, end of story. The following is a prayer I felt led of the Lord to compose so my fellow… Read More »