“THAT’S NOT BIBLICAL!” That’s a response I received to a recent tweet about the book “Left Behind”. The response continued: “the RAPTURE is NOT BIBLICAL”. Now, you may be wondering what my tweet said in the first place to deserve such a harsh, UPPERCASE, reply. [Read more…]
Read Mark 12:28-34. Our tendency in Christianity is to get bogged down into the nitty gritty details of our theology. We get into arguments or debates over non-essentials. And yes, we sometimes have important discussions about the essentials of our faith. Instead of ignoring those issues, we discuss them here in a safe, friendly, loving way.
However, let’s not lose focus on what matters the most to Jesus Christ. When asked what the greatest commandment is, Jesus spoke plainly (Mark 12:29-31, NIV) “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” [Read more…]
I would like to know whether the Samuel that came in I Samuel 28 is the real Samuel’s spirit (or) an evil spirit? – Maxwell
We recently had a passionate article series and conversation on our website regarding the inerrancy of the Bible. It seemed like a lot of the disagreement was due to differing definitions of what Biblical Inerrancy means.
One of our goals in facilitating such discussions is to make people look closely at what they believe, and then either mature in their understanding or strengthen their faith and existing beliefs. However, we’ve discovered that agreeing on what something means is essential BEFORE discussing pro’s or con’s related to a topic.
So, with that in mind, this week’s question is: how do you define inerrancy? [Read more…]
Recently this site published an article by Daniel Scholl where he said he “does not believe in the inerrancy of the Bible.” To say that readers reacted to this article would be an understatement. Many had strong reactions and voiced their views either as public comments on this site or as direct e-mails to the ministry. The overwhelming majority of views expressed were not in support of Daniel’s position.