Tag: Christianity

Common Grace

The truth is that we cannot know or do what is good apart from Jesus Christ. It is not that people who don’t know Christ as their Lord and Savior actually do good, and that Christians must account for the…

Revaluation of Debt

I could title this post “The Jubilee Factor” because it is a simple observation about the teaching of the biblical Jubilee and how it speaks to the current world financial crisis. So, what is the Jubilee? The Jubilee year (Leviticus…

Take It Back

When people get serious about taking America back from the Liberals, they will need to go back in history to see when and how our constitutional republic was lost. It will be discovered that Barack Obama is not responsible for…

Purity 1

1 Peter 1:22:  Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart… Calvin complained that Erasmus mistranslated the first word of verse 22 in a past…

Are You Worthy?

“Do this in remembrance of me,” said Jesus. The purpose of the Lord’s Supper is to re-member, to reconnect with the body of Christ. This remembering is not simply a matter of memory, but a matter of membership. It is…

Think Again

Until very recently in history families were considered to be a single economic unit. This is still part of the U.S. Tax Code. The word “economic” comes from the Greek word “oikos,” which means household. It did not mean that…

Accommodation

This psychological process of accommodation is the basis of the long strategy to make sin acceptable. The first time a Christian encounters sexual sin he is repulsed. It is dismissed without consideration because of the biblical prejudice against it. Make…

Freedom From Stupidity

Paul has been talking about our freedom in Christ, that in Christ people are free from superstition and godless cultural practices. He began this section in chapter eight talking about various food prohibitions and practices as an example of Christian…

God is Three In One

Just as God is identified as Trinitarian, so are His people, and so is His world. We have been created in God’s image, and God is Trinitarian. Christians are to understand the world through God’s eyes, and God’s eyes are…