Was that Worship???

I had a co-worker once who loved just about everything Disney. He put a sticker on his car, and would proudly wear Disney hats and shirts. He was one of the managers at the store where I was working, and I remember one day when everything was going wrong he said to me, when this […]

Read Them & They’ll Read You.

Doctrine is most important. It is important because it informs our practice. It is important because it teaches us about God. It is important because we derive it from God’s most Holy Word. Many folks know doctrine well. Many folks can opine about the finer points of all things theological. Waxing eloquent, many are able […]

The Gospel

First things first. We need to talk about the term gospel, define what we mean by its usage, and then measure our definition with gospel’s biblical denotation. In a time where everyone has his own relative definition and belief of any and all, it is indeed important to have an absolute, biblical definition of gospel. […]

The Letter Kills, But the Spirit Gives Life

The letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life. (2 Cor. 3:6) The law of God is holy and just and good; it is inexorable, and we have fallen under its just condemnation. That is at the bottom what Paul means by the “the letter killeth.’ He does not mean that attention to pedantic details shrivels […]

God’s Rod of Discipline

But they will become his slaves so that they may learn the difference between my service and the service of the kingdoms of the countries. 2 Chronicles 12:8 Here we find the nation of Judah in a humbling position. King Rehoboam had only been king of Judah for five years, but in that five years […]