“Looking for Brief and Accessible Books on the Origins of the Biblical Canon? Here are Two Good Ones” by Michael Kruger

March 28, 2022 Author: Michael Kruger Website: http://www.michaeljkruger.com Whenever I speak on the origins of the New Testament canon, I am regularly asked about whether there are brief, accessible books on the subject—the kind that could be given to lay folks in the church. Unfortunately, my books on canon usually don’t qualify (e.g., Canon Revisited … Continue reading “Looking for Brief and Accessible Books on the Origins of the Biblical Canon? Here are Two Good Ones” by Michael Kruger

Scripture and Father’s Day

Verses supplied by OpenBible Psalm 103:13As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. Ephesians 6:4Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Colossians 3:21Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. … Continue reading Scripture and Father’s Day

Job 38 and 1 Corinthians 2

“Visit many good books, but live in the Bible.”Charles Spurgeon Thank you BibleGateway for providing a digital format as to read God’s Word! The following two chapters are from the New English Translation as to provide ample footnotes for reference. Job 38 Then the Lord answered[b] Job out of the whirlwind:[c] 2 “Who is this[d] who darkens … Continue reading Job 38 and 1 Corinthians 2

“The Not-So-Sacred Enneagram” by Kenneth Berding

A Book Review of Christopher L. Heuertz’s, “The Sacred Enneagram.” Original Source: This article can be found on Biola University’s “The Good Book Blog:” https://www.biola.edu/blogs/good-book-blog/2018/the-not-so-sacred-enneagram Author: Kenneth Berding — November 15, 2018 Several of my college students in recent days have asked for my opinion about the Enneagram of Personality. It turns out that while … Continue reading “The Not-So-Sacred Enneagram” by Kenneth Berding

2 Corinthians 4

Inspired by God, Paul wrote this second letter to the Corinthian Church around AD 55 or 56…only 20-26 years after Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection. ✏️ Matthew Henry’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 4 2 Corinthians 4 The Light of the Gospel 4 Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. … Continue reading 2 Corinthians 4

Biblical Sexuality

The following 2-hour video entitled, “There’s No Such Thing as a Gay Person,” features an in-depth discussion of Biblical Sexuality by Rosaria Butterfield, Christopher Yuan, and Becket Cook. Friends, the good news of belonging to Jesus is not a popular one. It is in complete opposition to the predominantly self-focused message of our culture at-large. … Continue reading Biblical Sexuality

Revisiting Hermeneutics

What is Hermeneutics, and why is it important? It’s my prayer that the article by GotQuestions and the teaching by Dr Walt Russell reinforce how fundamental these study guidelines truly are! Let’s open-up our Bibles and allow God’s Word to both renew our minds and guide our hearts…each and every day. His, Meridith The following … Continue reading Revisiting Hermeneutics

Scripture about Motherhood

Soli Deo Gloria - To God alone be the glory! ♥️ Proverbs 31:25-30Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the … Continue reading Scripture about Motherhood

“Jesus’s Unique Claims About Himself,” by Greg Koukl

Author: Greg Koukl Published: 3/22/2013 Website: http://www.STR.org A. Jesus either directly or indirectly made many profound claims for Himself: The Son of God (Matt 26:63)The Son of Man (Matt 16:13; Mk 14:62)1Giver of eternal life (Jn 10:28)One with the Father (Jn 10:30)One who forgives sin (Mk 2:10)The bread of life (Jn 6:35)The good shepherd (Jn 10:11)The … Continue reading “Jesus’s Unique Claims About Himself,” by Greg Koukl

Matthew 7 and Psalm 40

Matthew 7:24 Matthew 7 Judging Others 7 “Judge not, that you be not judged. 2 For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. 3 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?4 Or … Continue reading Matthew 7 and Psalm 40