Eschatology studies the last things or the end of time when Christ will return. The Baptist Faith and Message states, "God, in His own time and His own way, will bring the world to its appropriate end. According to His promise, Jesus Christ will return personally and visibly in glory to the earth; the dead… Continue reading The Last Things – Eschatology
Recently I was doing a Bible Study on Jude with some girlfriends. It was a Jackie Hill Perry study on the book of Jude. It caught my attention right off the bat. Mainly vs. 3 caught my attention, "Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled… Continue reading Contend for the Faith!
If reading the Bible is compared to looking up at the sky, then studying the Bible is like looking through a telescope into outer space. It is in the study of the Word that when learning truths about our father in heaven. Let’s look at three examples in the Bible of a heart to study… Continue reading Bible Study – Spiritual Disciplines
For the Purpose of Godliness Why should a Christian practice spiritual disciplines? What are spiritual disciplines? Are spiritual disciplines still needed for today's Christian? These are some of the questions that surround spiritual disciplines. I assure you that spiritual disciplines are as much needed today as they have always been. The spiritual disciplines are the… Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines
My initial response is, "yes." Studying the Bible on your own is good, but that is more like a connected group setting, and if no one there is theologically educated – that train can come off the tracks at any time. This could lead to the danger of false teaching. Hebrews 10:24-25 states, “And let… Continue reading Does a Believer have to go to church?
Through different writers and thousands of years, the Bible still speaks to our lives in a personal way. All scripture is equally inspired; not all scripture is equally applicable to your life all the time. When you read through the Bible, some passages will jump out at you and give direction, bring conviction, or offer… Continue reading Scripture is Useful