Tag Archives: Deuteronomy

Going Deeper: Facing Giants – 1 Samuel 17:1-58

What more can be said about David and Goliath? Next to Jesus crucifixion, it is perhaps the most well known event in the Bible. The smallest child can relate to the story of the boy who faced a giant. It is a trope, a cliche. But is it? If we believe the Bible to be […]

Articles of Faith: The Word of God, Pt 2

How and why can we trust the Bible to be true?  Certainly faith in God’s divine love are crucial to this trust, but the Lord has given us a book that is vast in historical scope and yet internally consistent, verifiable and confirmed by external sources.  Yet without the moving of the Holy Spirit, no […]

Commandments of Jesus, Part VII: Matthew 5:33-37

This week’s lesson takes on the importance of oath keeping and avoiding them where possible.  What may seem like an odd topic for Jesus to address fits right in with the previous messages of anger and adultery because our commitments or our failure to keep them impact not only ourselves but many others around us.  […]

The Essentials: Lesson 14 – Sanctification

This week we come to the final lesson on this attempt to cover the essential Biblical doctrines.  This last topic is Sanctification.  From the Old Testament to the New Testament, sanctification has been important to the children of God.  Because we are fallen and lost without God, we must sanctify or set ourselves apart for […]

The Essentials: Lesson 4 – Eternal Life

Eternal life is a complex subject in the Bible.  Intermixed with the works of God and men, the subject can be muddled for main disciples.  Lesson 4 in our study of The Essentials of Christianity takes us deep into this topic.  Click here to view this lesson on Eternal Life.