Proverbs 1:7 declares the key to the Biblical understanding. The passage says..... Proverbs 1:7“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” The phrase is repeated many times in Proverbs, stating the same concept using different terms, such as.... “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom”, … Continue reading The Fear of the Lord
Numbers 21:6-9So the LORD sent poisonous snakes among the people, and they bit the people; many people of Israel died. Then the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD and against you. Pray to the LORD that he would take away the snakes from us.” So … Continue reading The Copper Serpent: Idolatry in the Temple
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?
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
Ruins at Corinth The subject of speaking in tongues is a hotbed of controversy to say the least, but when it comes to the Word of God, our feelings, various views and opinions, and personal or spiritual experiences must bow! A minister once said to me, "Son, if you ever speak in tongues you'll know … Continue reading Delusions of Grandeur