For believers, it's important to know who the enemy is. As believers in Christ, do we truly know our enemy? 1 Peter 5:8 "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour." Did you know that most children who experience abuse are abused by … Continue reading Know your enemy (?)
I have heard many of my Christian friends that the book of Romans is probably one of the most difficult books in the Bible to understand. And to a certain degree I tend to agree, but some of what Paul wrote - seems to be pretty straightforward. Let every soul be subject to the governing … Continue reading Romans 13
One criticism I would make of evangelical Christianity, is that it is marked by movements. You know, we had back in the Seventies, the Time Management Movement, that became very important. Then there was the Spiritual Gift Movement, and everyone got really interested in spiritual gifts. Then there was the, you know, Jesus Is Coming … Continue reading A voice from the past-the late, great Rich Mullins
I am still researching evangelical history. The more I find, the more I understand evangelical attraction to Trump. Here is an interesting article. More later. Fierce in the ‘80s, Fallen in the ‘90s, the Religious Right Forgets Politics: Evangelists: ‘Born-again’ politics were like a holy war, spurred by a symbiotic relationship with Reagan; then came … Continue reading Fall from grace: Evangelicals in the 90’s
I was saved in 1982. At that time Christians were in an uproar over the barcode which many believed was the mark of the beast. And it was only a matter of time before Christians would have to take the mark, or die. Yes. It was pretty intense. I was doing some research on evangelicals … Continue reading 80’s “the decade of the evangelicals?
The Beatitudes according to Matthew (5: 1-13) And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying:Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall … Continue reading Lessons from the Cross – Jesus said…