Category Archives: faith

The hidden deception of spiritual idolatry

When think of idolatry, it’s not uncommon to think of those things that take us away from the Lord. And certainly, that is what idolatry does. Usually, when it’s addressed items assigned to idolatry include career, hobby, politics, sports, etc. … Continue reading

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That moment you trust in the Lord

Well, first let me preface this post by saying I’m not so much referring to the moment of conversion, when you become a Christian. But I’m referring to is the on-going process of trusting in God to be who he … Continue reading

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Why church matters matter . . . Revelation and deception

I’ve been working on a post on Rev. 13:16-18 and in doing some commentary diving, was struck by Greg Beale’s commentary on Rev. 13:11.  The passage of Rev. 13:11-14 sets the backdrop of my next post and Beale’s poignant assessment … Continue reading

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Mary, Martha…and Scripture?

I’ve been pondering this past Sunday’s sermon on Luke 10:38-42, Mary and Martha Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called … Continue reading

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Christians, let’s re-think this new year’s tradition…

I don’t want to be one of those kinds of Christians, hyper-critical and disrupting cherished beliefs simply because I see problems with it. I recognize that some of our practices, rightly or wrongly, can become so ingrained because of teaching … Continue reading

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