Monthly Archives: October 2016


My dad recently sent me the following article from A Treasury of Bible Illustrations. A secretary on the job is engulfed in problems. Her husband left her; a son is in rebellion; she can barely make ends meet. She cries … Continue reading

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Something Left Out

Heresies “happen whenever there is ‘any [teaching] that leaves something important out or seriously neglected’”. [1]  What has been seriously neglected in Christian theology is the more than 70 verses in the New Testament that teach salvation is through means … Continue reading

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Working Out for Good

In the last blog we quoted the apostle Paul:  “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”   (Romans 8:28 ESV).  Paul puts two conditions … Continue reading

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All Is Well

A Sunday or two ago, the pastor of the church we attended talked about the story of the Shunammite woman and Elisha. The Shunammite woman, whose name is never mentioned, was wealthy and well connected.  To illustrate how connected she … Continue reading

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