1. Be Thankful One of the first lessons we can learn from the book of Colossians is to be thankful. Paul mentions the fact that he and his companions “always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ when we pray for you (Colossians 1:3).” Paul was thankful for the church in Colossae because they had placed saving faith in Christ and exhibited love towards all the … [Read more...] about Five Lessons From The Book of Colossians
The Fleeting Nature of Arguments Raised Against The Knowledge of God Many individuals have been confused by false teachers over the millennia of human history. No doubt some of the most disturbing attacks have come from liberal “theologians” who typically end up denying every cardinal doctrine of Christianity. Instead of believing in the Bible, they believe their own … [Read more...] about Why The Arguments of Liberal Theologians Against The Bible Do Not Hold Up
What is a Pastor? Recently, in evangelical and especially Southern Baptist circles, a controversy has arisen regarding pastors plagiarizing sermons. Some high-level evangelical leaders (like Ed Litton) have used other material from other pastors without giving credit to them. More than a few pastors will use entire sermons found online or from friends and never give credit … [Read more...] about Plagiarism and The Vital Duty of The Pastor
Defining The Idea The title of this post is admittedly on the deep end of the pool of terminology. “Standpoint epistemology” is not a phrase we all use, though I would contend it is something we should all become familiar with and be ready to contend against. Epistemology is the study of the theory of knowledge. It seeks to understand how you know what you know. As a … [Read more...] about Can We Please Stop Believing Standpoint Epistemology?
The Heart of The Battlefield In our society today, there are numerous battles which need to be fought. Issues in the moral realm need the attention of the church. Certainly, many erroneous political agendas need to be pushed back against. Even in the church, there are various issues which we could discuss which need to be dealt with by men who are faithful to the Lord. … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Battle of Our Day