Tag: faith

Paul’s First Letter to Timothy

Paul was only one person; he could not be in multiple places at once. He had business elsewhere; Timothy would be able to handle the situation in Ephesus. Until he could visit them again PaulContinue reading

The “Wrong Side of History”

In recent years many have appealed to a sense of history in order to advance certain political or social agendas: be careful lest one is seen as being on the “wrong side of history.” AccordingContinue reading

Paul’s Letter to the Philippians

God be praised! Epaphroditus had recovered. His fellow Christians in Philippi were quite worried about him; Paul understood, and so he sent him home with a letter to encourage them. Paul’s letter to the PhilippiansContinue reading

Paul’s Letter to the Galatians

Paul’s Letter to the Galatians Paul was astonished and perplexed. Christians in the Roman province of Galatia had heard the Gospel and had obeyed it, and now they were quickly being seduced into submitting toContinue reading

Popular Beliefs: Faith Only

For by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not of works, that no man should glory. For we are his workmanship, created inContinue reading

Counting the Cost

“Whosoever doth not bear his own cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple. For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doth not first sit down and count the cost, whether heContinue reading

Shaking the Faith?

In late 2004, somewhat vague advertisements have appeared in Newsweek magazine parroting a new show from The Discovery Channel. The topic? Ancient Egypt, specifically the reign of Ramses II, and the continuing dig in KV5Continue reading