Tag Archives: teaching

Jesus’ teaching bout prayer …

I’m sure that most of you have noticed that typically when offering Scripture in my posts I use ESV, NASB and occasionally NIV. Even less often I use the KJV, usually I use it because the way the verse was … Continue reading

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being of THE truth

The world would have us all believe that it and it alone defines truth … a truth laced with self-serving, not societal serving or God honoring, morality based on an embrace of naturalism that glories in the outcomes of pragmatism … Continue reading

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test teachings, spirits and yourself

For the first 40 years of my life, I blindly accepted all teaching and preaching originating out of the church. I never tested it or examined it … simply accepted it as truth. For me, that was a problem. To … Continue reading

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the missed adventure IN the words of God (14) – understanding

Admittedly this post may be a bit out of order in the series … nevertheless … Oftentimes, as disciples IN Christ Jesus, we read the accounts of Jesus teaching the Pharisees, the disciples, the masses and later it becomes quite … Continue reading

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Abide … abide … abide … ABIDE!

Dictionaries do an absolutely awful job of defining the word abide as used in Scripture.  To truly understand the concept of abiding as found in the Bible, you must look at the definition of its synonym dwell and its companion … Continue reading

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amazed … not always a good thing

According to Merriam-Webster, the transitive verb amazed is defined: to fill with wonders, astound. In Scripture, being amazed is obviously a good thing the vast, vast majority of time.  When the object of amazement is Jesus … be it via … Continue reading

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learning the great omission … I mean commission

Everybody is familiar with the closing words of Jesus in the 28th chapter of Matthew … Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.  And when they saw him they worshiped him, … Continue reading

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