What is Good?

When looking through the channels Sunday morning, I get over the air reception, I decided to see what some of the more obscure looking ones were. There was a lot of church stuff on. One of the obscure channels had a program where a man said something akin to, “You see this pattern over and … Continue reading

Cast Your Net on the Right Side of the Boat

For two thousand years Christianity has lingered in a period without miracles. Miracles were not just a part of Christ’s ministry, when he walked on earth. They were also a part of the normal life of the Early Church. What happened? To answer the question we need to understand that everything in the bible is … Continue reading

If You See Me When I Am Taken From You

There are a few things, themes if you will, that you will find again and again in the Bible. Some of those things are obvious, like forgiveness or good behavior. Some of those things are not so clear, but when you look for them you will be amazed. One of those themes is the instruction … Continue reading

The Great Sin of the Church

After the flood God said to Noah, “This is the sign of the covenant which I make between Me and you, and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations: I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth. It … Continue reading

Complaint

Maybe you have heard the voices? Maybe they have even stirred within you? The voices of consternation. The voices of complaint. The government can’t do anything right. The company I work for is full of greedy pricks who don’t treat their employees like human beings. That person who I needed to do their job for … Continue reading

Who is Sacrifice for: God or Man?

Going on from a subject I have been talking about lately, the baptism of repentance for the remission of sin, the more I ponder the more I find there is more to talk about. I mentioned how different it was, indeed, for John to go about offering remission of sin for something as meager as … Continue reading

What is the Point of Christianity?

I’ve been making the point lately about how Jesus interpreted the law, how he said it was summed up in love, versus how the Pharisees and the teachers of the law insisted the law be interpreted, strictly – as if explicitly following it could bring a man to a place before God. John came and … Continue reading