• Biblical Excavation

    26 July, 2013

    BIBLICAL EXCAVATION Introduction My Bible reading has often been one step lower than tedious. It has taken me decades to learn that dusting off a Bible should never occur because dust should have no opportunity to accumulate. Yep I am slow to learn (you observe). How could the Psalmist even…...[read more]

  • Stripping the Bible of mans' support

    24 June, 2013

    Stripping the Bible of mans' support. Introduction Every pulpit, every week, everywhere Christians are told how to think. There is usually an elevated individual often wearing the mantle of a priest or a pastor who informs all those gathered of what he believes they should know. This preacher…...[read more]

  • The New Golden Calf ~ the Word worshipped

    24 May, 2013

    The New Golden Calf Introduction If we could free ourselves from the temptation to make faith a mindless assent to a dusty pawnshop of doctrinal beliefs, we would discover with alarm the essence of Biblical faith is in trusting God, not interpreting God and trusting theology. (The Italics…...[read more]

  • The Paradox of Christianity ~ the Word in famine

    19 April, 2013

    The Paradox of Christianity Introduction There is a burden I bear, a heavy lament I carry as I sense these words below from Amos are as living today as yesterday. During the 8th century BC the Israelites languished in prosperity and would soon face the most tragic of starvation - God's word!…...[read more]

  • Of Snacking & Feasting - eating from the Bible

    21 March, 2013

    Of Snacking and Feasting Introduction The search for God has been as extensive as history is long. Adam's expulsion from Eden guaranteed man and God would be separated. This was only rectified 2000 years ago upon a cruel Golgotha by God Himself. Jesus does not withhold Himself, nor is He…...[read more]

  • Shooting a Holy Cow ~ liberating the Bible

    27 February, 2013

    Shooting a Holy Cow Introduction Imagine Christianity as an overcrowded farm. There are various animals grazing upon this farm, some are held in higher esteem than others. The time is upon each Christian to cull the herd and clear the fields for what really is valuable. It is time to shoot a…...[read more]

  • Stoning Adam and Eve ~ Bible reading history

    1 February, 2013

    Stoning Adam and Eve Introduction There is a world of difference between knowing the Word of God and knowing the God of the Word! ~ Leonard Ravenhill Leonard Ravenhill was correct. There is breadth of evangelical Christian Biblical knowledge that defies measurement, but such Christian faith is as…...[read more]