As I’ve been having a bit of a break from my school work, I’ve spent a bit of time slowing down from composing thoughts onto a computer and putting them on my blog, and instead I’ve been contemplating some on the life of Christians and the daily realities we face. This has taken the form … More Some musings on Christian life
As a prisoner, while often looked down on, Paul didn’t consider it a hindrance. Verse 13 specifically asks the Ephesians not to lose heart, which we can think of as being upset or losing faith or confidence in, because of what Paul writes about between the two verses. As long as the Ephesians had heard … More Ephesians 3:1-14
Introduction One of the most influential movements in the last 100 or so years has been the Charismatic movement. It has transcended denominational lines and has led to many significant developments in Christianity. Through rise of the charismatic movements new perspectives to theological issues may have been brought up which need to be addressed … More A Brief Discussion of the Charismatic Movement
Introduction One of the most frequently used terms in relation to Christian churches is the word Membership. It tends to be one of the most common means of measuring the growth of a specific church as well as a denomination. However, some churches have started to do away with membership Church membership consisting of … More A brief discussion on membership in churches
In Walton’s Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament, he writes, “With no revelation . . . there was no way to know what pleased and what angered . . . This is the plight of those who live in a world without revelation. In the end, for all of their conscientious ritual, they did … More Why is Revelation from God important?
Identify 3 major changes that resulted from the Second Great Awakening and discuss the impact to the United the States. How was this Awakening different from the First Great Awakening? When looking at the Second Great Awakening, Justo Gonzalaz covers three main implications and a few ways it was different than the First … More Implications of the Second Great Awakening
• Offer a definition of the term “apocalypse.” What the traits of an “ apocalypse”? In what ways does Revelation fit these traits? List the four primary approaches to the study of Revelation. Which one do you think offers the best promise for understanding this book? Why? A working definition for the word or term apocalypse … More Introduction to Revelation