Jewish boy displaying the tefillin As per usual, “Facebook Christianity“ is being overrun with what is called “Newspaper Hermeneutics” by biblical scholars. It is the biblically illiterate art of taking every current newspaper headline, and trying to predict the prophecies of the Bible by them. To be blunt, it is foolishness that almost everyone in … Continue reading The Mark of the Beast?
Genesis 4:17Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch. When he built a city, he called the name of the city after the name of his son, Enoch. I wanted to write a short lesson on the origin of Cain’s wife, because it is a situation that is constantly presenting itself in my … Continue reading Cain’s Wife
But what does Jesus’ love have to do with your love and obedience to Him? “Jesus’ Tattoo Parlor???” Although this title is ridiculous, many today professing love and devotion to Christ live as if Jesus would actually run a place like that, citing that “we are not under law, but under grace.” Folks, such a … Continue reading Tattoos: Set Apart or Self Indulgence?
Is it Biblical? Does the Bible teach that the lost, rebellious people who have rejected Christ’s offer of salvation, through the obedience of the faith, to be the ones that get LEFT BEHIND? You know the books and movies by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins? The movie starred Kirk Cameron, and depicted a totally literal … Continue reading Left Behind?
1 Corinthians 14 is a chapter of much debate and confusion addressing the subject of speaking in tongues, a gift of grace new to the New Testament, from Acts 2 onward. So, why would Paul have need to spend so much time on sorting out issues arising from this one gift in this church, when … Continue reading 1 Corinthians 14
THE KING BEAST Who is the Beast? Better yet, in chapter 13 we might ask, "Who are the Two Beasts?" Growing up in the eighties I heard Mikhail Gorbachev could be the Antichrist, due to the birthmark on his forehead and being that he was leader of the Soviet Union, who was depicted as being … Continue reading Revelation Chapter 13