The Eyes Jesus Opened First
Luke included the Emmaus road account (Luke 24:13-35), no doubt, because it was a powerful testimony of the resurrected Jesus by two credible eyewitnesses (Cleopas likely would have been known to many first generation Christians). But there is also something…Continue Reading
The Problem with "Give in Order to Get"
Prosperity teachers sometimes teach that if we give, God will in turn give back more to us than we have given. This, then, becomes an incentive to give and a subtle way of advocating the idea that "God wants you…Continue Reading
To Prosperity Preachers: Eliminate Choking Hazards
This is the sixth post in a series of twelve. The content comes from “Twelve Appeals to Prosperity Preachers” found in the new edition of Let the Nations Be Glad.
Jesus warns that the word of God, the gospel, which…Continue Reading
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To Prosperity Preachers: Foster Faith in God
This is the fifth post in a series of twelve. The content comes from “Twelve Appeals to Prosperity Preachers” found in the new edition of Let the Nations Be Glad.
The reason the writer to the Hebrews tells us to…Continue Reading
What Mother's Day Is About
A Word to Our Supporters at the Start of My Leave
Knowing Jesus Reconfigures Our Questions
Her primary problem was her ignorance, which is exactly what Jesus addresses in John 4:10. Instead of answering her question, he points out the need for it to be reconfigured.
“If you knew the gift of God, and who it…Continue Reading
Is God Sovereign Over Human Disability?
Yes he is. He tells us so in Scripture:
Then the Lord said to (Moses), "Who has made man's mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?" (Exodus 4:11)