Category Archives: Bible

Book Review: The Treasure Principle

The Treasure Principle:  Unlocking The Secrets Of Joyful Giving, by Randy Alcorn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Multnomah Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The subject of tithing and giving among Christians … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God | Tagged | Leave a comment

Book Review: Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality:  Updated Edition, by Peter Scazzero [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that left me with a lot of complicated and mixed thoughts … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Dispensationalism And The History Of Redemption

Dispensationalism And The History Of Redemption:  A Developing And Diverse Tradition, edited by D. Jeffrey Bingham and Glenn R. Kreider [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: After Acts

After Acts:  Exploring The Lives And Legends Of The Apostles, by Bryan Litfin [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] For the most part, this book is immensely enjoyable … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God, History | Tagged | Leave a comment

Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Great Figures Of The Old Testament: Part II

Great Courses:  Great Figures Of The Old Testament:  Part II, by Professor Amy-Jill Levine If you have listened to the first half of this course, you have a good idea of what to expect from the second half.  The author … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Great Figures Of The Old Testament: Part One

Great Courses:  Great Figures Of The Old Testament:  Part One, by Professor Amy-Jill Levine Your enjoyment of this particular Great Course [1] will depend on what you bring into it, as is the case with those subjects where political and … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mysteries Of The Bible: Did Paul Visit The Third Heaven?

Last night, as I was chatting with a close friend of mine who requests many of my entries, she made a comment that her brother-in-law believed that Paul had traveled in a vision to the third heaven.  I replied that … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Poems And Readings For Funerals And Memorials

Poems And Readings For Funerals And Memorials, compiled by Luisa Moncada Just as I read a collection of poems for weddings and civil partnerships, at the same time as a companion volume I read the collection of poems and readings … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Poems And Readings For Weddings And Civil Partnerships

Poems and Readings For Weddings And Civil Partnerships, compiled by A. Vasudevan This is an interesting collection of poetic materials relating to romantic love and the hopes and expectations for marriage.  I happen to know people who despite not having … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity, Love & Marriage | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How To Become A Heresiologist Without Really Trying

A heresiologist is someone who studies heresies.  As the term is unfamiliar to many readers, I figured we might as well begin with at least defining terms before exploring more arcane and unfamiliar tasks.  How does one become a student … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment