Obey them that have the Rule over you?
Does the Bible teach unquestioned loyalty to a man? Or is our Loyalty supposed to be to Jesus Christ? Some groups think it is to the Pastor.
The Life is in the Blood – so stay Healthy!
In the book of Leviticus, in giving the commandment to His people not to consume the blood of animals, He [the Lord] gives a revelation that would take many long years for mankind to really understand; “For the life of the flesh is in the blood:”. The blood, now spiritually […]
When it’s Right to be Wrong
Arrogance and ignorance go hand in hand they say. Or, Ignorance is Bliss. I believe the first one, but the second is misleading. It’s somewhat akin to the lie our parents always told us (at least, mine did), “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me“. […]
The Marks of Spiritual Leadership
Recently I was introduced (by a follower of this blog) to a list of Scriptures that does a wonderful job of displaying what Jesus’ disciples were meant to look like, how they were to behave and how they modeled Christianity to the flock – the saints of Christ. It is […]
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!