Trying Something New

I’ve noticed that I haven’t been very efficient lately. In the efforts to write my first book, the one on holiness, I began finding all kinds of resources and beginning to go through them. I joined an online community of writers, discovered an entire world of resources, and learned how…

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Missing Books? Part 2: Pseudepigrapha and Other Writings

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Last time we considered the Old Testament Apocrypha, books written between the time of Malachi and the beginning of the New Testament. I want to discuss works written after the New Testament, after about 95-96 AD. These range from the 2nd to 5th century.…

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The Principle Thing

I’ve been in some churches where the rules, either written or unwritten, were the law of the land. There’s nothing wrong with this as long as everyone in the community is willing to submit to such rules. I’ve also been in churches where there were no standards whatsoever. People didn’t…

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Missing Books? Part 1: Old Testament Apocrypha

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay We’ve been discussing how the Canon of the Bible was made, its inspiration, and authority. This raises several questions about which books belong in the Bible and which books don’t. From time to time in the media and scholarship, someone inevitably discovers an ancient…

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3 Areas of Holiness

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay The topic of holiness is one mainly for the church. The time the world talks about holiness is when it thinks Christians are hypocrites because they don’t follow their own standards, which are actually God’s standards. A lot of ethereal debate can happen with holiness…

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Holy God, Holy People

Image by ThePixelman from Pixabay When we start listing the rules and principles in the Bible for holiness, some people wonder if it’s even possible to live a holy life. Some say yes, some say no. Great theological debates have raged for centuries about holiness. Living a holy life isn’t…

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No Other Book Part 1: Inspiration of Scripture

Image by Yuri_B from Pixabay People question the Bible’s composition, transmission, and whether there are books missing. This series adds reason to faith concerning the Scriptures for every believer. It is also designed to give you loads of information that you can give to those asking you about the Bible.…

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Holiness Three Ways

Image by A_Different_Perspective from Pixabay Holiness is a church word. Ask anybody who doesn’t go to church, and they usually have no idea what you’re talking about. There is no need for them to know or practice holiness. So since at the church word, that would mean that everybody in…

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