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Expanded study on the “Healed” of Isaiah 53:5

Preamble: The following study focuses on the word “healed” from Isaiah 53. This is the Hebrew word Rapha’. The following is not an exhaustive study on healing, in and of itself. The focus is Isaiah’s prophecy and how that prophecy should be viewed in the light of scripture. Healing is one of those topics that […]

The Gospel and Evangelism

First, inspiration for this entry goes to a podcast series from Radical with David Platt. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it means to share the Gospel of Christ and what it means to be a Christian. The more I’ve grown in my metanoia, the more I realize just how far the western […]

Notes on Proverbs 1-4

In participating in a group study on Proverbs, I thought I’d write down some notes as inspired to do so. Since I will be posting full chapters from Proverbs for the purpose of discussing them, different chapters will of necessity utilize different versions of the Bible for reasons of copyright restrictions on most modern translations. […]

How to Misrepresent Scripture and Tickle Mens’ Ears.

I have been studying some of the popular scriptures and commentary regularly given by some preachers often associated with the prosperity gospel. I often think of these preachers as the dessert of Christianity. They may offer a smidgen of tasty truth, but if they are our entire Christian diet, then we’ll grow fat and unhealthy. […]

Made and Begotten.

The first chapter of the fourth book of Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis discusses Making and Begetting. A selection from the chapter reads as follows: One of the creeds says that Christ is the Son of God “begotten, not created”; and it adds “begotten by his Father before all worlds.” Will you please get it […]