Tempted and Tried—Part Two

Our first “book of the month” post gave some background info, this one gives some teaser quotes, and our detailed review will begin next week. Enjoy! Quotes Temptation is so strong in our lives precisely because it’s not about us. Temptation is an assault by the demonic powers on the rival empire of the Messiah.…

Martin Luther… Yet Speaking

I certainly grant that many passages in the Scriptures are obscure and hard to elucidate, but that is due, not to the exalted nature of their subject, but to our own linguistic and grammatical ignorance; and it does not in any way prevent our knowing all the contents of Scripture. For what solemn truth can…

Chris•tol•o•gy

Over the next several weeks, we will be covering the major “ologies” used to refer to the various topics of theological study. Not all of these terms are of equal significance in the grand scope of things but all of them are worth knowing. Christology is the doctrine of the person of Christ. Jesus Christ…

Pinterest Boards and Ayah Lists

Why bother to interpret the Bible? If the Holy Spirit is really the One that guides us into truth, what is the point of a formal process of interpretation? Doesn’t it just get in the way? Why worry about the “original inspired meaning of a passage”? Why not just read and let the Spirit speak…

Anne Steele… Yet Speaking

I. Thou lovely source of true delight, Whom I unseen adore, Unveil thy beauties to my sight, That I may love thee more. II. Thy glory o’er creation shines; But in thy sacred word, I read in fairer, brighter lines, My bleeding, dying Lord. III. ’Tis here, whene’er my comforts droop, And sins and sorrows…