Focusing On The Objective A while back on the blog I wrote an article about the biblical necessity for Christians to think deeply. That article focused on showing the importance of Christians using their noggins, however, today I want to actually look at the practical nuts and bolts of understanding how to dive into biblical theology. Now, that phrase “biblical theology” is … [Read more...] about Drink Deeply At The Well of Biblical Theology
The Danger of Placing Tradition On Top of The Text I see it over and over again, even I myself, have had to be wary of it. An individual will approach a passage of Scripture to study God’s Word. However, when they approach the text, they overlay long-held traditions on top of the passage. Too often, what ends up happening is that an individual will not lay down their … [Read more...] about The Blinders of Tradition
Walking Through The Pages of History An important area for us to consider as believers is to understand how we can interact with history in a biblical manner for the glory of God. Examining the lives of believers in the past can be helpful and encouraging for us while living in our own moment. We can even look at those who lived thousands of years ago in the early days of … [Read more...] about Biblical Guidance For Traveling Through History’s Halls
Examples of Improper Interpretation One of the foundational aspects of Christian growth is to study the Bible. Fundamental to following Christ is understanding and obeying His commandments. As you traverse this path, you are going to need to read His Word to grasp what His commandments are in the first place! Knowing how to properly interpret and comprehend the Bible is … [Read more...] about How Do We Properly Interpret Scripture?
Foundational Worldview Commitments When we discuss an ultimate authority, we are really talking about the final standard in your worldview. As a Bible-believing Christian, the Scripture (66-books from Genesis-Revelation) is my ultimate authority. Now, at this point, I must already stop from my main thrust and give a point of clarification. I don't think anyone could … [Read more...] about Why I Believe The Bible: Let’s Discuss Ultimate Authority