Category Archives: Bible

That They May Be One As We Are: Part Two

In our exploration of how the relationship between God and man helps to illuminate concerns about larger issues, including questions about the nature of unity and diversity in God and the church, both of which are rightly considered to be … Continue reading

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That They May Be One As We Are: Part One

As I was reading a book about a particular subject that has long been viewed as a demarcation between those who are orthodox and those who are heretics, I was struck by the way that many of the problems and … Continue reading

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On Lumping And Splitting

When I was a young person and downloading music files from various sites on the interwebs, one of the irritations I had to deal with was the labeling of the music files. As one might imagine, I would look for … Continue reading

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Does The Church Have A Heart Problem?

Between 2005 and 2007 I lost three of my closest relatives on my father’s side of the family due to heart attack, thus moving from a relatively low risk to a high risk for being felled by such a problem … Continue reading

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On Sovereignty In The New Covenant Church

One of the more remarkable aspects of David’s life when he was on the run from the homicidal king Saul was the regard and respect he had for Saul as the Lord’s anointed. Repeatedly we find him feeling guilty even … Continue reading

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Authority And Consent In Sovereignty

Previously, we looked at some scriptures that dealt with the subject of sovereignty in the Bible and where it springs from. Many more could be chosen, and others will be discussed in later parts of this larger discussion, but perhaps … Continue reading

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On The Source Of Sovereignty

We live in a world where questions of authority are immensely challenging because their implications are so serious. Yesterday at services there were two split sermons that were both dealing with questions of authority, and they addressed subjects that I … Continue reading

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Anyone Of Us

One of the things I tend to find most fascinating in looking at and thinking about myself and other people are the failure we have to properly see ourselves as others see us. One of the consistent sources of double … Continue reading

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People Wouldn’t Have Invented This

I was reading a book today and one of the things that the book kept on saying as a way of bolstering its point was that no one would invent the concept that was being talked about. This was, of … Continue reading

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On The Flexibility And Inflexibility Of God

I have often mused, mostly to myself at least, about the subject of God with regards to his approach to matters of tactics and strategy. One of the supposed weaknesses of God alluded to in 1 Corinthians 1 is that … Continue reading

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