The way you think about your spiritual growth can either help or hinder your progress.
Month: May 2018
What is “Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit”?
(Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture quotations are from the CSB). This coming Sunday is Pentecost, the day on which Christians celebrate the pouring-out of the Holy Spirit into Christ’s followers and the birth of the church (you can read about… Read More ›
If I Doubt, I’m Out?! A Look at James 1:5-8
In my previous two posts, I mentioned how important it is that anytime we read a difficult or perplexing Bible verse, we need to view it in its original context. We have to study what it meant “back then” before… Read More ›
Four Ways to See the Big Picture Whenever You Read the Bible
In my previous post, I shared about the importance of reading the Bible as one, interconnected story. Even though the Bible is actually a collection of books, those books all function together to present a unified narrative. It’s like a… Read More ›
Reading the Bible As One Story
(Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture quotations are from the CSB). The Bible is a long book. A very, very long book. To be more precise, it’s actually a collection of books – 66 ancient documents, written and compiled over more… Read More ›
A Little Dose of Bible Humor
Since so many of my small-group members are trudging through final exams this week, and since my workload has been quite hectic lately, I thought I’d post something on the more jovial side. To give you a little cheer, here… Read More ›