The Gospel of John Bible Study, Part Eighteen

In this study of the fifteenth chapter of the Gospel of John we take a look at the last of Jesus’ great “I Am” statements, “I am the vine, you are the branches,” and then review all the other “I Am” statements he makes in the Gospel. “For God so loved the world, that he…

We Are Able

In a normal year, this is the time of year we hear about various reenactments of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection. Churches and other organizations will reenact the events of Holy Week to help make them real for people. When I hear about these reenactments I am always interested to see how they show show…

The Gospel of John Bible Study, Part Seventeen

Jesus speaks repeatedly about the heavenly Father in the Fourteenth Chapter of John. But as we see in this study of this chapter of the Gospel of John, even though Jesus speaks so much about the Father, the chapter is also about Jesus as he says, “I am the way, the truth and the life,…

Memorization

John 3:16 and Ephesians 2:8-9 are two of the most commonly memorized passages of the Bible. They are short and to the point and summarize in a few words the entire Christian faith: John 3:16: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish…

The Ten Commandments – 2021

The world keeps churning out more and more laws. I was at a meeting recently where we were told that there are over 1,300 laws being proposed by the Minnesota House of Representatives during the 2021 legislative session. That is just the House. Then you have the Senate. Then you have the other 49 states…

Skeptics Stealing from Christians? Say it isn’t so!

Here is a link to an article by Patricia Engler that talks about stolen concept fallacies: https://answersingenesis.org/blogs/patricia-engler/2021/02/17/6-principles-skeptics-borrow-bible/ As the article points out, stolen concept fallacies are logical mistakes in arguments that assume the truth of the same principles they’re trying to disprove. I especially like principles one and six of the six stolen concept fallacies…

Father of many nations; Abraham and God

The great Old Testament patriarch Abraham is known as the father of many nations. This is what his name literally means. But Abraham did not start out that way. He started out as Abram, which means exalted father. He lived in the land of Ur of the Chaldeans. There was nothing special about him. But…