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

Advertisements
God

The Fact of God

I would propose to the reader this thesis: God is the fundamental definer of goodness. Expansion of the Thesis: in being the first cause and the prime mover of all creation, God has the absolute right to dictate what is good. Higher still, as the ultimate power; the only giver of life who exists outside… Continue reading The Fact of God

Fighting Heresy

Believer’s authority – Part 8

An Introductory NOTE: For those who have not read through previous posts in this series, here are some quick links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and "Believer's Authority Vs Scripture" The book: "The Believer's Authority" by Kenneth Hagin, Second Edition Twenty-Second Printing 1996 (ISBN 0-89276-406-6) "Breaking… Continue reading Believer’s authority – Part 8

Fighting Heresy

The Abomination of the “Prosperity gospel” – as Proclaimed by John Piper

If you have stumbled upon or intentionally come to this post on my blog, I would implore you to listen to and read the articles that the links below lead to. https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/why-john-piper-abominates-the-prosperity-gospel?utm_content=buffer74208&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/story-behind-john-pipers-most-famous-attack-on-the-prosperity-gospel

A Command to Love Yourself?, heresy

Stop Thinking About You!

Yet again I hear of another book which aims to pervert and twist the meaning of a Biblical text so that it will line up with their American ideals. Granted, this particular pastor had a slightly better emphasis and view of God than Joyce Meyer or others of the Word of Faith ilk - but… Continue reading Stop Thinking About You!