When reading the Bible there is always the danger of inserting our own cultural beliefs, pre-understandings, misconceptions and theological agendas into the text. We base our understanding of Scripture on what we were taught in Sunday school, by our parents, or what we heard in a song and that is where the interpretive journey ends. 372 more words
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Welcome to my blog! My name is Jessica, and I love Jesus. As you will eventually notice, I am new at all of this. Before today, blogging never even crossed my mind, but this morning it flashed into my mind and became an idea, and something I now look forward to doing. 238 more words
JUST TURN UP THE MUSIC AND FIX IT WHEN YOU HAVE THE MONEY!
So recently I had a problem with my car. Every time I went over 70mph I could hear a whistling noise. 548 more words
First, let me say I’m not a cessationist. I believe that the 1st century church and the church today have the same access to the same God through the same Holy Spirit with the same power. 76 more words
Thoughts to meditate on …
From John Parker Commentary:
In proportion as the Church becomes luxurious will the Church become feeble.
In proportion as the Church says to the world, “Let us compromise this business and say nothing unpleasant to one another, but sit down and enjoy ourselves as far as we can,” the Church has disestablished itself in the confidence and esteem of men, and has broken the trust and vow paid before God’s heaven. 173 more words