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Preach with Authority, Not Authorities

A first-class book, The Mystery of Preaching, by James Black (pp. 127-28) warns against quoting. Paradoxically, the author relies on quotations, which I borrow. “Have you noticed,” asked James Denney, “that the Apostles seldom quote, except from the source of their authority?” “In my experience of listening to sermons,” declared George Adam Smith, “no art […]

Social Justice Activism for First-Graders

“Common core” educational materials have certainly changed since I was growing up, and not for the better….

Leaving the Elementary Doctrine of Christ

  Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God – Hebrews 6:1 (NASB) We have here the apostle’s advice to the Hebrews – that they would grow up from a state of childhood to […]

John MacArthur is Robbing the Church

[ For the sake of the Church, I’d like to ask you to share this post far and wide. Thanks – JT ] For I tell you that Christ became a servant to the circumcised to show God’s truthfulness, in order to confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, and in order that the Gentiles […]

Blogging & the Age of Tyrants

In the seventh and sixth centuries, B.C., there was an age known in history as the “age of the tyrants.” It’s not like you think. These weren’t necessarily bad guys, with bull-whips and hellish intentions, exercising evil dominance and planning wicked schemes over a helpless and gullible people. Oh no, these tyrants were actually champions […]

Teaching Kids the Blues

On the lighter side….and yes, this is hilarious. HT

Can Anyone Teach Scripture?

Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment. – James 3:1 From Robertson’s Word Pictures: James 3:1 Be not many teachers (mē polloi didaskaloi ginesthe). Prohibition with mē and present middle imperative of ginomai. “Stop becoming many teachers” (so many of you). There is […]

Justin Taylor, What Were You Thinking?

Justin Taylor (no relation) of the Gospel Coalition has posted yet another video by Jefferson Bethke, whose previous video, went viral with over 17 million hits in two weeks. Now he’s practically, if not already, on the road to being a you-tube celebrity. That’s not necessarily bad in and of itself, but there is a […]

Unless the Lord Builds Your Ministry

Keith Green . Still moves me.

College: Is It Worth It?

If you’re headed for college, consider this first from LRC: Sadly, millions of recent college graduates that are drowning in student loan debt can’t even get good enough jobs that will enable them to service those loans. Just consider the following statistics…. 1) According to the Economic Policy Institute, the unemployment rate for college graduates […]

Divinely Intended Spiritualization of Scripture (Part 1)

“Literal & Obvious” What God says is the Spiritual Reality Messiah should have been named Immanuel.  Isa. 7:14 But the prophecy was fulfilled and Jesus is His Name. Matt. 1:21 In the context of Hosea the nation of Israel would be delivered from the Egyptians. Hos. 11:1 But this prophecy was fulfilled in Israel-Messiah, the […]

The Khan Academy: High Tech Homeschooling

Homeschooling is the biblical way to educate your children. Here’s a high tech help! I think I’m all for it. Awesome.

Al Mohler: Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child – Is Spanking Taboo?

John MacArthur On Bad Hermeneutics

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