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by Daryl WinerdThe argument is tight and convincing. 9/10
I could wish that they had dealt with Rom. 7:2-3 in its own chapter. Also, the syllogism of Eph. 5:25:
1. A husband must be like Jesus Christ.
2. Jesus Christ never divorces His wife.
Conclus…Though he ought to have loved his wife by listening and asking better questions, Sir Percy took risks in a noble cause and devoted his life to preserving the lives of others.by Tim MarshallGeography heavily influences the politics and economies of the world’s nations.
An interesting and perhaps important book which educates the citizen to vital factors about the region and country to which he is obligated to vote, pray, …by John BunyanPerhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible.
For its glorious and compelling presentation of Christ as well as intensity that comes straight from Scripture, this book deserves more honor than Pilgrim’s Progress.
1….Feminism is one more wave of attack on Western culture. 7/10.
Category Archives: Hermeneutics
50 Questions to Ask the Text
Who is speaking? To whom is this verse written? (e.g. believers, pastors, Jews, etc.) Is this verse a question, answer, argument, or proposition? Is this verse part of a narrative, a poem, an epistle, a parable, or a prophecy? What … Continue reading
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Why Dispensationalists Believe in a Millennium
Recently a friend wrote to me, “Am I so far off base when I say dispensationalists want a millennium so Christ can vindicate His first advent and prove He is all He claimed to be?” When some pastors who believe … Continue reading
Posted in Hermeneutics, Lists, Pastoral Tagged Dispensationalism, Hermeneutics, Lists, Premillennialism, Second Coming 1 Comment
Putting Legalism to Good Use
Names matter because words matter. And the words that give us handles for our most common ideas are our mind’s best friends. Who can you turn to for help in communication but tried and true terms that have been invested … Continue reading
Posted in Hermeneutics, Pastoral Tagged Externalism, Galatians, Justification, Legalism, Rules, Sanctification 1 Comment
Women Could Never Have Colonized the World
Maybe the world should not have been colonized. But regardless of the morality of England, Portugal, France, and some others trying to spread their culture and govern lands outside their own, that could never have been done by women. What … Continue reading
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6 Reasons to Love Young Earth Creation
Last year I made a list of Biblical reasons to hold to a Young Earth. By that term, I mean thousands of years not millions. No one knows precisely the age of the earth, but that’s not what is being … Continue reading
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Can a Godly Man Lead His Family into Danger?
Two Fences Not to be Crossed If any provide not for his own, and specially those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel. Paul’s first letter to Timothy But also, I endure … Continue reading
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When Hurting Helps 3: Redefining Poverty
Read Part 1: A Popular Call to Some Good Things Read Part 2: Ignoring Churchplanting and Evangelism When Helping Hurts bases all of its practical tips on the first third of the book. It is refreshing to read a book … Continue reading
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Responding to the Arguments Against Divorce and Remarriage
The plot thickens since I have for years held to the no divorce position. Writing the critique of the “pro-divorce” side revealed a number of hidden crags in the rocks of Scripture I hadn’t seen before. But now I have … Continue reading
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Responding to the Arguments for Divorce and Remarriage
Having already set the table with the basic arguments for two major positions regarding divorce and remarriage, I am going to try to step fully into each perspective and refute the other from its vantage point. Taking on the glasses … Continue reading
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