Tag Archives: Hermeneutics

Young Earth or Old Earth

Is the earth young or old? 6,000 years or 4.5 billion? Whatever conclusion you come to, you’re making assumptions you can’t prove. Genesis 1:1 says “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” THAT God created is more … Continue reading

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Paul’s “My” Gospel

In Romans 2:16, Paul does something curious; he calls the gospel, “my gospel.” Funny. In most other places he uses the plural possessive,”our gospel.” But here he calls it his own. Why? Paul doesn’t mean that he is the author … Continue reading

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Divine Dragging

Jesus says, “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him” (John 6:44). That “draws” in Greek is “helkó” and means: DRAGS. That seems more accurate, doesn’t it?! Sometimes a parent has to drag his … Continue reading

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No Longer Slaves

Augustine of Hippo said “he who sings prays twice,” once with our music and once with our words. This song has pierced my heart as only music can. It is my anthem of freedom. My fears were drowned in perfect … Continue reading

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Love Mercy

We are called to not only be merciful, but to love mercy (Micah 6:8). To love it! When you love something you sacrifice for it, you protect it, and you put it before yourself. Mercy (not getting what you deserve) … Continue reading

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How Long Halt Ye?

There’s no way the Old Testament is relevant to me. People from 3,000+ years ago and 6,000 miles away living in a culture radically different than mine could NEVER speak into my life! Oh really. “And Elijah came to all … Continue reading

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Living in a Musical

Living in a Musical It seems like the Apostle Paul wants us all to live in a musical. “See then that you walk circumspectly (NIV = carefully), not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are … Continue reading

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