Read Genesis 14:8-20; Hebrews 7:1-10.Of all of the people mentioned in the Bible, the most mysterious must be Melchizedek. He is mentioned in only three places in the Bible, but he figures prominently in the account of Abram. As we remember, in chapter 13 of Genesis, Abram and Lot moved to different areas in order … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Promise #2
Words in So Many CharactersApologetics in 224 Characters“Apologetics is the defense of the truth claims of the Christian faith and worldview. The apologist is one who uses reason and argument in a loving and relational manner to teach the believer and convince the unbeliever that Christianity is true and should be accepted.”
Read Genesis 11:27-30; 12:1-3; 15:1-6, 17.People make promises all the time. It is wonderful when someone keeps a promise that they have made to you. Perhaps you have been the victim of a broken promise. A man named Abram who lived in Ur received both a command and a promise from God Himself. The command … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Promise #1
“Acknowledge that the Lord is God. He made us and we belong to him, we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise. Give him thanks. Praise his name. For the Lord is good. His loyal love endures, and he is faithful through all generations” … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2021!
In addition to my Bible reading and study materials, this is what I am currently reading.Christianity Cross-Examined: Is It Rational, Relevant, and Good?, by Kenneth SamplesDoes Christianity stand up under a rigorous cross-examination?Person of Interest: Why Jesus Still Matters in a World that Rejects the Bible, by J. Warner WallaceCan the truth about Jesus Christ … Continue reading My Fall/Winter Reading List 2021
Read Genesis 10:32-11:9, Isaiah 65:1-2.Pride comes before a fall, as the proverb writer said. There is a good version of pride that comes from doing a job well. However, our sinful nature makes us believe that the world revolves around us. The desire to worship one’s self and accomplishments brings consequences. After the Flood, humanity … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Chaos #4
2021 #11Billions of people around the world adhere to many different faith traditions. Christians are confronted with different religions and belief systems. Is there a way to building a foundation from the Bible in dealing with the religions of the world? Christian philosopher and theologian Kenneth Samples examines this in his book God Among Sages. … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT