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John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Puritan preacher in England. He is best known for writing The Pilgrim’s Progress (From This World to That Which is Come), in 1678. The book sold perhaps 100,000 copies in its first 15 years (Bunyan, … Continue reading
It is my educated opinion that many Christians have much too narrow of a view of the role of the church. They are comfortable with the church proclaiming the Gospel, what one must do for salvation, how the church is … Continue reading
Are you familiar with this word, and its modern usage? I was not, until recently. What does the word mean? Here are some definitions – Psychology Today: “Ghosting… is having someone that you believe cares about you, whether it be … Continue reading
“Can two walk together unless they are agreed?” (Amos 3:3). There are two understandings of these words. Some take this to refer to agreement in direction. If you are headed south, and I am headed north, how can we walk … Continue reading
“I will build My church” (Matthew 16:18). The original word translated “church” is ekklesia. It is commonly translated “church,” “congregation,” and “assembly.” It comes from ek = “out” and kaleo = “to call.” The original word was used long before Jesus built His church. (1) … Continue reading
“I desire mercy and not sacrifice and knowledge of God more than burnt offerings” (Hosea 6:6). Do not misunderstand. God required animal sacrifices and burnt offerings under the Mosaic Dispensation and the Patriarchal Dispensation (e.g. Genesis 4:4; 8:20-21; 22:1-14; Exodus … Continue reading