The Intent of the Author

The Intent of the Author

The revelation of God to mankind is not something to take lightly. Whether it be about the nature of God Himself or what He requires/desires of His creation, we should listen with the greatest weight of sobriety that we can muster. This means we must strive to understand Scripture with the utmost humility and diligence… Continue reading The Intent of the Author

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Fighting Heresy

Proof for the Papacy?

I was recently directed to a "defense" of the idea of the papacy in an unsolicited tweet by @catholictruther - "The Bible Proves the Papacy" The video linked to starts by basically establishing Peter's leadership among the other apostles in the gospels - all the while assuming the "papal office" without actually giving any reason… Continue reading Proof for the Papacy?

Scripture, Fighting Heresy

Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament

I recently saw a news article headline that read "Christians must 'un-hitch' the Old Testament from their Faith." I have encountered plenty of attitudes growing up that anticipate and/or lead to this kind of erroneous view of the Old Testament: "The Old Testament is just history." "We're under the New Covenant not the Old." "The… Continue reading Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament

Scripture, The Tenacity of the Text

“Canon Revisited” by Michael J. Kruger

{Book Review}Though it is somewhat technical and heavy (especially where original languages are addressed) - as one would expect from a textbook - I found Dr. Kruger's book to be an excellent (and non-overwhelming) introduction to the topic of the New Testament canon. I especially appreciated the main theme of his apologetic purpose in the… Continue reading “Canon Revisited” by Michael J. Kruger

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My Husband Ruined my Favorite Devotional

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White} Well, that is definitely a click bait title. (But let’s face it, this blog could use one of those, hey?) A more accurate title would be something like “my husband helped with the ruining of my ability to use the Bible as help-yourself self-help” (See why I went… Continue reading My Husband Ruined my Favorite Devotional