This post was originally posted by the author on his Old Blog and represents one of his favorite (and oldest) posts. There is a "new" and destructive trend blowing through Christianity. But in reality, this trend is nothing new. The Apostle Paul wrote stern warnings, and Jesus Himself warned of this trend. But even if we … Continue reading A Burger King god
Luke 5:20-21 And when he saw their faith, he said, “Man, your sins are forgiven you.” And the scribes and the Pharisees began to question, saying, “Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?” Jesus clearly made many claims of His own Deity - see the previous installments of this series … Continue reading Who Is Jesus? (Deity of Christ) Part 5: Who Can Forgive but God?
Matthew 4:10 Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.” While being tempted by Satan in the wilderness, Jesus responded to Satan's calling for Jesus to worship him in exchange for all the kingdoms of the earth, Jesus … Continue reading Part 4: Who Alone Is to be Worshipped?
I just returned from an advanced screening of the new movie the latest film from the Erwin Brothers, also known for the movies Woodlawn and October Baby (the latter of which I truly enjoyed). I went as much curious about the movie's billing as basically the back-story that led to the writing of the group Mercy … Continue reading I Can Only Imagine – a Review
After a troubled night of sleep, much prayer, and time in God's Word, I am still struggling with the events yesterday Sutherland Springs, Texas. I'm struggling with what could drive a person to commit such a horrific act. I struggle with my own family and their safety - especially after the news that the pastor … Continue reading The Blame Game, Agendas, and Reality
I cannot help but be blown away by the words of "doubting" Thomas in his confession of faith found in John 20:28 - “My Lord and my God!” Thomas didn't just express Jesus' position above him ("Lord" - κύριος - literally "supreme authority"), but he also called Jesus God (θεός - Deity/Supreme Divinity). The Apostle Paul … Continue reading Who Is Jesus (Deity of Christ) Part 3: Seeking the the Real Jesus – My Lord, My God!
Today will go down in history, at least in my own little world, as a radical rollercoaster. We had an incredible day at First Baptist Church, Cave Springs today, including the addition of a new church member and a discussion with another couple who expressed their intent to join next week. We had a fabulous … Continue reading Glorious Day, Yet Grieving…