Posts tagged ‘obedience’

Explicit Word and Principle

There are two elements of the Bible that makes it useful for people in living by faith: explicit statements about what is good and acceptable and what is wrong and undesirable; and principles that cover items that may not be explicitly addressed in the text of Scripture. Read more…

Submit to Whom?

 

In this blog I make a distinction between religion and spirituality. Religion is a “unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things” (Emil Durkheim, The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life). Biblical spirituality is the real and personal encounter with the real and living Jesus. Read more…

How a Computer Thinks Made Me Think

Some things about computers boggle the mind. If you type in a search it will correct spelling, change the order of words, anything to figure out what you want. Read more…

In the End Trust God

In a cloud of forgetfulness Christians today, at times, do not grasp (or believe) why Jesus opposed religious people. Read more…

Complaints of Pride

“Have we not often heard complaints of how much there is of pride in the Church of Christ? Read more…

For Me – About Jesus

As I tread this Lenten journey my gaze shifts from what happened to me to what happened to Jesus. The journey is for me, but it is about the Saviour. Read more…

I Don’t Feel Loving

Love is not a convenience! It can be hard and, at times, must go far beyond “feeling”. Read more…