Monthly Archives: July 2011

Grounded and Steadfast [Colossians Pt. 9]

This is really where the reality of our faith becomes apparent. Do we continue in it? Will we do what it takes to be “Grounded and Steadfast” so that we are not “moved away from the hope of the Gospel?” To put it bluntly, this is kind of the “put up or shut up” part of the faith. Continue reading

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Right Use of the Law [1 Timothy Pt. 4]

A couple of weeks ago we considered the Wrong use of the Law. This time we took on the other side of the issue. How is the Law to be used in the New Testament Church?  As the Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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Holy, Blameless and Above Reproach [Colossians Pt. 8]

What changed in the status of Believers  as a result of Christ’s death and resurrection? We often think of the Gospel as a way to avoid the penalty of sin. It is,  but it is so much more than a … Continue reading

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The Ministry of the Holy Spirit

Breakfast and Bible Study this morning centered around the ministry of the Holy Spirit. The basis for the lesson was the second of two papers that I have to write as I work toward my Masters of Divinity at The … Continue reading

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Reconciled! [Colossians Pt. 7]

What would you do if you had the power to avenge every wrong against  you? How would you handle that power? There is only One who is truly righteous and who has the authority to judge and condemn.  Speaking of … Continue reading

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The Wrong Use of the Law [1 Timothy Pt. 3]

How does the Law relate to the Christian life? It is something that we strive after in the sense of obligation? Do we hold others in the Church to it as a duty? As Paul instructs Timothy on the subject … Continue reading

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Wolrdview Adjustment [Colossians Pt.6]

A classic charge against Christianity and the God of the Bible is rooted in what is often called, “The Problem of Evil.” Evil really only becomes a “problem”when we start with ourselves as the standard, assuming we are “good” and … Continue reading

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