Monthly Archives: July 2014

1 Timothy 1:1-7

In the introduction to 1 Timothy, I explain that Timothy and Titus are apostles, not pastors. That is important to remember as we go through the book. Verses 1-2 Trinity I get blasted every time I say that the Athanasian … Continue reading

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Proving the Gospel: Counterfeit and Real Churches

In a recent post I discussed the proof that the apostles offered for the Gospel and the proof that we have today. The apostles were witnesses of the resurrection, and the resurrection was their proof that Jesus is God’s Anointed … Continue reading

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1 Timothy: Introduction

I don’t know if God is going to let me write that post on counterfeit churches. I’m not sure what attitude of mine he wants me to change, but when I find out, I’ll write it for you. Until then, … Continue reading

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Words Are What Matters?

I am agog, I am aghast, have Protestants confessed at last? I really am agog and aghast. I am just beginning to read The Righteousness of Faith According to Luther, written in the 1930’s (I think). In the translator’s preface, … Continue reading

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Proof of the Gospel

Two days ago we talked about the Gospel of the Kingdom. Yesterday we talked about the response that the apostles requested from those who believed that Gospel. We have one more subject to cover. What did the apostles use as … Continue reading

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Surrender, Repentance, and Baptism: Part II

I got the phrase “Kingdom Gospel, surrender, and baptism” from Marc Carrier, a missionary to Africa. He wrote on Facebook, “Over 20 pastors in attendance. Taught kingdom gospel, surrender, repentance, and baptism.” Yesterday we covered the Kingdom Gospel. I’m going … Continue reading

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Kingdom Gospel, Surrender, Repentance and Baptism

I got the phrase “Kingdom Gospel, surrender, and baptism” from Marc Carrier, a missionary to Africa. He wrote on Facebook, “Over 20 pastors in attendance. Taught kingdom gospel, surrender, repentance, and baptism.” What he meant by that is desperately important. … Continue reading

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Repentance and Forgiveness

I spent a lot of time on this comment response, so I’m making it a post. You’ll have to figure out the comment I’m responding to. It concerns my post “He Who Fears God and Labors at Righteousness”. ************************* I … Continue reading

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He Who Fears God and Labors at Righteousness

Do you ever wake up in the night with scary revelations from God? I do. Not real often, but it has happened several times over the last three decades. At the start, I hated it. I would wake up with … Continue reading

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Americans Want Reliable History

A Digital Journas article says that a “Poll Shows American Moviegoers Demand Historically Accurate Portrayal in Biblically-Themed Films.” Honestly, I doubt that, but that’s not the point of citing the article. The article is about a new movie being released … Continue reading

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