Question: Have you ever wondered why Jesus exclaimed, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” before yielding His spirit to the Father? In order to adequately address this heartfelt query, we need to highlight an important cultural detail concerning how scripture was both memorized and shared around AD 30. Per numerous scholars, if … Continue reading Good Friday: Psalm 22 and Mark 15
Thankful on Thanksgiving 🍁
For what and for whom are you thankful, today? The following Bible verses are focused upon the importance of “thankfulness.” Friend, there is so much God has given us. Every good and perfect gift comes from Him (James 1:17). The air we breathe, the food we eat, the people we meet… (you!) ♥️ We are … Continue reading Thankful on Thanksgiving 🍁
What is The Gospel?
https://youtu.be/qqHUSwmv3gg 7 minutes with Jeff Durbin 1 Corinthians 15 Now I want to make clear for you,[a] brothers and sisters,[b] the gospel that I preached to you, that you received and on which you stand, 2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold firmly to the message I preached to you—unless you … Continue reading What is The Gospel?
1 Thessalonians 5
1 Thessalonians 5:18 Inspired by God, the first letter to the Thessalonians was written by Paul (possibly alongside Timothy and Silas) on or around A.D. 50. Per Dr. Gary Habermas, New Testament scholars are now attesting that 1 Thessalonians could be the earliest New Testament Epistle. The video below shows Dr. Gary Habermas explaining the … Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 5
Contemplative Prayer: Is It Biblical?
The following post consists of 2 videos (at the end), along with 2 articles. The first piece was written by GotQuestions.org and the second, much larger exposition, was authored by Marcia Montenegro on behalf of Midwest Christian Outreach. Both provide a Biblical perspective regarding the growing popularity of Contemplative Prayer within numerous churches. Friends, please … Continue reading Contemplative Prayer: Is It Biblical?
The Enneagram Family Tree
A heartfelt Thank You to Marcia Montenegro, Jay Medenwaldt, Alisa Childers, Krista Bontrager, Melissa Dougherty, CRI, Dr. Christopher Berg, Dr. Rhenn Cherry, Midwest Christian Outreach, Cultish (Apologia Studios), Women in Apologetics, Steven Bancarz, Sean McDowell, Unbelievable with Justin Brierley, Fr Mitch Pacwa, Doreen Virtue, Dr. Douglas Groothuis, Brandon Medina, and Apologetics315 for all of the … Continue reading The Enneagram Family Tree
2 Corinthians 4
Inspired by God, Paul wrote this second letter to the Corinthian Church around AD 55 or 56…only 20-26 years after Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection. ✏️ Matthew Henry’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 4 2 Corinthians 4 The Light of the Gospel 4 Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. … Continue reading 2 Corinthians 4
Scripture about Motherhood
Soli Deo Gloria - To God alone be the glory! ♥️ Proverbs 31:25-30Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the … Continue reading Scripture about Motherhood
What or Who is Leading Today? A Personality type, or God?
This is an abbreviated preview of a post yet to be written, but here it goes… Who is leading today? Are you focused upon and accommodating a designated personality type, or are you submitting every emotion and/or test result to the cross? Friends, what we focus upon can eventually consume us. And what consumes us, … Continue reading What or Who is Leading Today? A Personality type, or God?
Why Galatians 2:20?
“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” Galatians 2:20 Why is Galatians 2:20 my favorite verse? Those … Continue reading Why Galatians 2:20?