Tag: truth

Dating the Life of Jesus

The New Testament provides excellent accounts of events that occurred in the first century; nevertheless, rarely does it provide information which would allow us to easily date the events relative to other historical matters. WeContinue reading

Babel vs. Pentecost

And they said, “Come, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven, and let us make us a name; lest we be scattered abroad upon the face ofContinue reading

Babel and Sexuality

We have witnessed unprecedented changes in socially acceptable approaches toward human sexuality over the past few generations in Western society. Many factors lie behind these changes, but we would be remiss to neglect the roleContinue reading

Babel and Knowledge

The quest for knowledge has defined the Western world for the past 250 years. Ignorance, the philosophers of the day said, was the great evil of the world; if only we could purge the worldContinue reading

Restoration and Tradition

In churches of Christ we are heirs to the mantle of the Restoration Movement, an attempt to overcome the divisions of denominationalism by returning to the pure apostolic doctrines of Christ as revealed in theContinue reading

Division

But God has so composed the body, giving greater honor to the part that lacked it, that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care forContinue reading

Prophesying Uncomfortable Truth

It is difficult to ever say that one “takes comfort” in Jeremiah. Jeremiah’s message, after all, is extremely distressing and disconcerting. He is the epitome of the “doom and gloom” prophet. On the other hand,Continue reading

The Anchor of Tradition (1)

The place of tradition in Christianity is fraught with many complexities and excesses. For some, tradition is seen as a major problem, and great effort is expended in the attempt to undermine and upend traditionContinue reading