Back when I was one of approximately four people going to heaven, I used to knock on doors to let others know. I didn’t really care that much if they accepted what I had to say; I just knew that in addition to conforming to every “command, example, and necessary inference”¹ in the Bible, I … Continue reading My Pragma Ran Over My Dogma
If we agree that Ephesians 2:1-3 describes the lost state and then say that Romans 7 describes the common Christian experience, then we imply that the gospel produces no significant practical results.
I've been having a discussion on my previous post with Eugene/Jordan who has been attempting to convert me, and I would suppose also other readers of this blog, to Mormonism. I don't blame him in the least as I think anyone who truly holds a faith should share their faith provided that they are willing … Continue reading The Serpent and Latter Day Saints
I'm reading Luke this week with my LTG. In chapter 24 vs 28 Luke tells of how Jesus nearly walked on by his disciples once they reached their destination. He had to be urged strongly before he would join them for a meal. At the meal, they came to realize his identity. This is how … Continue reading Polite Revolution
In Bill Hybels' book, Just Walk Across the Room, he challenges his readers to write out their faith story in 100 words or less. Here is my 105-word attempt: As a young person I dreamed of growing up to become a doctor. Then, I saw a "20/20" special on successful people who had attempted suicide. … Continue reading Testimony