Error surrounds us. From the first, since the days of Jesus, false teaching has spread its wings. How should we react to it? There are extremes. One can see nothing but an enemy. Another ignores it, wanting to emphasize only the positive.
While we follow the truth in love, we must also maintain balance by warning and exposing error. Here’s why. Continue reading “Why we can’t ignore attempts against the truth”
How people yearn to have some visible object to venerate! Most religions feature statues and images to which worshipers offer food, drink and precious objects. Shrines dot the landscape of nations across the globe and pilgrims make long treks to bow before these “sacred” relics. Continue reading A True View Of God
Inside this structure we call “the church building”, I can go to many different windows to see the world outside. Each gives me a different perspective on things. Continue reading The Windows We Choose
Many a physical therapist has been cursed by their patients. Why are they inflicting such pain? Don’t they know that the patient is recovering from a painful injury or illness? They seem to enjoy the fact that they’re causing more pain as they go through the exercises. Continue reading Debilitate or Rehabilitate?
Does the Christian have the right to tell a person he is wrong? Sometimes when discussions arise about what the Bible teaches, someone objects that no one has the right to tell another he is in the wrong.
Once again, there is plenty of guidance on this question in the Bible.
They Said It
Jesus said people were wrong, and told them why (Matthew 22:29, Mark 12:27, “wrong,” RSV, NRSV, ESV). Continue reading “"You’re Wrong!"”