“Love the icing”, boldly plasters the front of one Toaster Strudel box. Is that why you buy Toaster Strudels, for the icing? I don’t think so, you buy it for the strudel, right? The icing may help with taste, but it is not the essence of the product. In a series that will climax on […]
What Is Christian Unity And How Can We Encourage Its Growth?
Recently, a distraught person had concern that one well known speaker changed his views on pre-trib rapture. However, while this speaker claimed Christ, he is living openly in sin contrary to Christ’s and the Apostle’s teachings. I sat there scratching my head thinking “man, this so-called Christian is in sin and another is worried about […]
The Bible’s View on Who is Our Brother and Sister
If you read no farther, I want you to read this: A brother or sister of Christ is a brother or sister to me. I hope it is this way for you as well. I do understand that there are specifications for being a brother or sister in Christ, however, my assertion does not negate […]
I have been thinking about Apollos. Yes, In the book of Acts he was just a blip within a greater narrative. However, what was written in that book is a highly condensed and we can grow much from his story. “And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man, and mighty in […]
Who Is My Brother?
In the famous account in Luke 10, a Mosaic law lawyer asked Christ who was his neighbor. Jesus responded by telling him a parable of the “Good Samaritan“. What about another question, who is my brother? Now I will not give an exemplum, but I want to discuss what the Bible teaches. Some feel that only […]