Monthly Archives: October 2013

Difficult Verses and Bible Interpretation

I was exhorted in a comment to make my purposes clear in my posts. The apostles, I was told, always had a call to action. That thought led to this post, but I don’t know what my call to action … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Day 9

I am conducting an experiment. I am going to post one verse or passage a day for as long as I can that addresses works for the Christian. I’m guessing I can keep it up for at least six months. … Continue reading

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2 Peter 1:5-7: The Normal Christian Life in 3 Verses

This will probably be my favorite blog post ever. Everything I am about to say about 2 Peter 1:5-7 assumes that you have already read verses 3-4 and understand them. We can do the things in verses 5-7 BECAUSE we … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Day 8

I am conducting an experiment. I am going to post one verse or passage a day for as long as I can that addresses works for the Christian. I’m guessing I can keep it up for at least six months. … Continue reading

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Why?

I saw a video the other day that explained one of the reasons I’m such a terrible salesman and marketer. I suspect it will be life-changing for me. It talked about products or ideas and the what, how, and why … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Day 7

I am conducting an experiment. I am going to post one verse or passage a day for as long as I can that addresses works for the Christian. I’m guessing I can keep it up for at least six months. … Continue reading

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The Taboo Scriptures

I was asked today by a friend, and a couple days ago on Facebook, if the Scriptures that I claim are “taboo” to American Christians all concern faith and works. The answer is that verses on works comprise the majority … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Day 6

I am conducting an experiment. I am going to post one verse or passage a day for as long as I can that addresses works for the Christian. I’m guessing I can keep it up for at least six months. … Continue reading

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Emphasis on Works: Why?

This post is to respond to a question—a good one that needed to be asked—left in a comment. What is going on in American Christianity that would make me and others talk about emphasizing works? Well, here’s my answer. “Works” … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Day 5

I am conducting an experiment. I am going to post one verse or passage a day for as long as I can that addresses works for the Christian. I’m guessing I can keep it up for at least six months. … Continue reading

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