Bib•li•ol•o•gy

Bibliology, coming from the Greek words biblion (meaning book) and logos, (meaning word), is the study of the doctrine of Scripture. God has given us, in the canonical Scriptures, His very words without mistake or error of any kind. Unbelieving philosophers, who deny that “human language” could possibly be used to speak “truth” about “God”…

Long Range Faithfulness

We live in a world that is full of errror. From social media to the break room, we are bombarded with falsehoods and half truths, even from professing believers. We are constantly being tempted to abandon the truth for error in one form or another. Standing faithfully comes at a cost—and it is to the…

And I Quote—March 28

But yet it is evident, that religion consists so much in the affections, as that without holy affection there is no true religion. No light in the understanding is good, which does not produce holy affection in the heart; no habit or principle in the heart is good, which has no such exercise; and no…

Respectable Sins | Part Four

Quotes Selfishness is a difficult sin to expose because it is so easy to see in someone else but so difficult to recognize in ourselves. In addition, there are degrees of selfishness as well as degrees of subtlety in expressing it. One person’s selfishness may be crass and obvious. Such a person usually doesn’t care…

Friday Findings—March 25

The Friendless Flatterer “One of the most publicly and socially acceptable sins is flattery. That’s why it is also such a dangerous sin. Consider this Yiddish proverb: ‘Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.’ But the friends made by flattery are not worth having at all.” The Christian Life Isn’t Meant to Be Effortless “When…

Augustine… Yet Speaking

[L]et me ask of my reader, wherever, alike with myself, he is certain, there to go on with me; wherever, alike with myself, he hesitates, there to join with me in inquiring; wherever he recognizes himself to be in error, there to return to me; wherever he recognizes me to be so, there to call…

Es•cha•tol•o•gy

Eschatology, coming from the Greek words eschatos (meaning end) and logos, (meaning word), is the study of the doctrine of last things. While eschatology is often used to refer to the detailed study of prophecy, it is important to remember that eschatology includes much more than speculative interpretations of the Apocalypse. At its foundation is…