What is Defiling the Temple?
My Christian Friends…I want your feedback. In I Corinthians 3:16-18 we hear Paul saying that if you ‘destroy the temple, God will destroy you’. In I Corinthians 6:19, after Paul commands us to flee sexual immorality, he declares that our Body is the temple of the Holy Spirit. In II […]
The Gospel Transition from Jews to Gentiles – Part 3 – The Gentiles
In part 1 and part 2 of this study, we have come to realize that indeed Jesus (God) came for His people, the Israelite/Jewish nation, and through the Apostles, his Gospel was preached to the Jews only. But later, due to the final rejection of the Gospel by the Jewish people, […]
The Gospel Transition from Jews to Gentiles – Part 1 – Explanation
The primary goal of this blog is to rightly divide the Word of God – meaning to rightly interpret the Word based on the writers context, audience and social/cultural setting. (Hermeneutics) There are an estimated 22,000 – 33,000+ Christian denominations throughout the world right now, some of which share the vision […]
The Gospel Transition from Jews to Gentiles – Part 2 – The Jews
In Part 1 of this study, The Gospel Transition from Jews to Gentiles – Part 1 – Explanation we spoke about using Hermeneutics and the difference between pulling the meaning out of Scripture or attempting to force our views into Scripture. We got an example of using Scripture for our denominations […]
What is a Spiritually Abusive Church?
Ask yourself one question… “If I left my church, would that cause problems with my family, work, friends? Would I be considered an outcast, a ‘backslider’, would I be shunned or avoided, thought less of, considered lost or in Satan’s snare?” If you can answer yes, read this article!
Men & Women’s Apparel in Ancient Days and Today
A much contested topic is the difference between men and women’s apparel, or dress styles and how it applies to the New Testament believer. One of the hallmarks of the ‘Holiness‘ movement which began in the early 19th century and has carried many names since, is a strict conformity to laws/codes aimed at […]
Leaving Pentecostalism/Charismatic Faith & Legalism
Rigid. Legalistic. Strict. Hardcore. Shunning. Members Only. Elitist. These are words I have heard used to describe the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement, of which I was apart of for 15 years, and I fervently rejected those labels as false while there. We weren’t rigid, we were Holy. We aren’t legalistic, we are […]
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Is Tithing for New Testament Christians?
On Tithing & Offerings The purpose of this article is to take a flat (non-denominational) Biblical approach to the topic of Tithing and Offerings, and whether they are still applicable as a law or requirement for New Testament Christians. This article isn’t to discuss the value or principal of giving […]