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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.
Tag Archives: Lists
Seven Types of Pastor in Africa in 2020
Recently, I received a text message with 12 types of pastors in Africa. But the list needed to be reorganized and reduced a little. Here are the seven most common pastors I have seen these days. 1. The Illogical Pastor … Continue reading
A Theology of Work in 50 Scriptural Observations
1 God is the first worker. 1 God’s work requires mental activity and planning. 1 Completed work pleased God. 1 As a worker, God is detail-oriented. 1:28 Work came before sin. 1:28 Man is given authority and responsibility to control … Continue reading
Posted in Lists, Pastoral Tagged Lists, Protestant work ethic, Theology of work, Work Leave a comment
Should a New Believer Wait Before Being Baptized?
The Christian church marks its members by baptism. Luke records the historical accounts in Acts while the gospels contain commands to baptize. The epistles reference baptism occasionally—twice in Romans, 10 times in 1 Corinthians, and once in Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians, … Continue reading
Posted in Pastoral Tagged Baptism, Lists, Pastoral, Pastoral ministry 2 Comments
The 95 Theses Against the Prosperity Gospel
To be nailed to the doors of any church with a name like “Glory Barn” or “Fire Tabernacle” or “Holy Ghost International Centre.” Prosperity Gospel The prosperity gospel urges men to love money, comfort, or things of this earth whereas … Continue reading
Posted in Lists, Missions, Pastoral, Prosperity gospel Tagged Charismaticism, False teaching, Lists, Prosperity theology, Reformation 1 Comment
35 Reasons Men Should Be Leaders
Male leadership in the Creation account Adam was formed first. 2:7 Adam was employed by God, not Eve. 2:15 Adam received God’s commandment. 2:17 Adam received a helper; he was not the helper. 2:18 Adam named Eve. 2:23 Adam is … Continue reading
Posted in Hermeneutics, Pastoral Tagged Hermeneutics, Lists, Male leadership, Masculinity 1 Comment
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
Should Christians be optimistic about the future of the Church? Ken Gentry couldn’t finish his answer to that question in less than 600 pages in He Shall Have Dominion: A Postmillennial Eschatology. The book in one sentence: Jesus will slowly conquer the … Continue reading
Posted in Book reviews, Lists Tagged Book Reviews, Gentry, Lists, Millennium, Postmillennial 3 Comments
Ethical Dilemmas of a Missionary
Ethical Dilemmas of a missionary Over the past few years, these lists have slowly emerged from our personal experience. At the least, these questions remind us to pray for pastors in general and missionaries in particular that they would have … Continue reading
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