This arrived in my inbox this morning and I thought I'd pass it along. As a preacher once said, I will let you make the application from the implication. Several years ago a reader of The British Weekly wrote this provocative letter to the editor: "Dear Sir: It seems ministers feel their sermons are very important and … Continue reading 32,850 SERMONS LATER
Why Some Are Not Asked
I came across this quote from brother R.L. Whiteside (1869-1951) the other day. Gives us all something to think about. Happy is the person whose conduct does not raise a question in the minds of others as to where he stands. Some people never have to answer the question, “Will you have a drink with … Continue reading Why Some Are Not Asked
The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible – Jack P. Lewis
Here is a lecture that was given by Dr. Jack P. Lewis on the inspiration and authority of the Bible. It was uploaded by the YouTube channel the Progressive Primitivist. Dr. Lewis was a Christian who taught at the Harding School of Theology. We worked on the NIV translation committee and thoroughly understood the doctrine … Continue reading The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible – Jack P. Lewis
We Worship an Unchanging God
Every morning I receive in my inbox a verse of the day from the makers of my Bible study software. This morning was Malachi 3:6, I appreciate that this verse was sent to me on this Lord's day because it reminded me, and all of us, that we do not worship a philosophy, a system … Continue reading We Worship an Unchanging God
I was reading through the first letter to Timothy recently and was impressed with how much time Paul spends on Timothy's private spiritual life. I think the reason for this is plain. You will not make it far in preaching and teaching the Gospel if your walk with God is a mess. Paul, ever the … Continue reading Staying Faithful
You Can – But You Can’t
The following was orignally published in "The Beacon -Electronic Edition" Janurary 9th, 2022. The Beacon is the weekly bulletin of the Collegeview church of Christ. You can ignore God's warnings; you can refuse his blessings; you can reject all his wondrous love, but you can't go to heaven doing so.You can believe any doctrine you … Continue reading You Can – But You Can’t
Something Fun: Can’t Win Them All
The Devil Hates Music
While looking for a particular quote by Martin Luther I found another one that really struck a chord with me. On the power of music, Martin Luther said, Music is hateful and intolerable to the devil. I truly believe, and do not mind saying, that there is no art like music, next to theology. It … Continue reading The Devil Hates Music
Something Fun: Writing Is Harder Than It Looks!
Teaching Contrasts in 1, 2 Timothy and Titus
The letters to Timothy and Titus have a lot to say about what good Bible teaching is. They also have a lot more to say about what bad Bible teaching is. The contrast between the two is interesting and worth studying for all would teach God's word.