INTRODUCTION The Christian term discipleship is often thrown around more loosely than it ought to be. With all the talk of discipleship it would seem to be easily understood what is expected, what it looks like, yet if you were to ask what a modern day disciple is, very few would be able to give … More Jesus in the formation of Christians
Author: Paul: Pretty much everyone knows who Paul is, but for anyone here that does know, here is a shortened version of Paul’s life story: Paul, formerly Saul was a leading Jew, he rose above his peers and persecuted the early church. On the road to Damascus to capture more Christians, he saw God in … More Introduction to 1 Corinthians (1 Corinthians 1:1-3)
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
5. Define the terms righteousness, faith, and justification as used by Paul in Romans. Using these definitions, explain how Paul presents the gospel in Romans. How are humans trapped in a hopeless predicament? How has God acted to rescue people from the power of sin and death? Righteousness – In Romans, righteousness is actually dependent on … More Key terms in Romans
Since its inception, Christianity has taken advantage of trade routes. Because of these trade routes, Christianity was able to make large gains in the Roman Empire as Christianity primarily spread from Jerusalem to the North up through Europe. As the Roman Empire fell, the trade routes were closed off and due to rising persecution and … More World Mission Movement
When Oswalt summarizes James Barr and Brevvard Childs who claim “if the historical basis on which the supposed revelation rested was false, then why should we give any special credence to the ideas resting on that basis” (Oswalt, 31), he gives the perfect wording to what is already known. When we look at the Bible, in … More How should we approach the Bible?
Introduction to Mission Throughout the Bible we see the emphasis of God in the active working of salvation for all of mankind. In 2 Peter 3:9 we are reminded “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should … More Is Missions Biblical?