Lectio Divina is a form of mysticism that is becoming popular in the church. It's unclear if it's proponents are simply deceived and do not understand it, or if they are trying to rebrand it into a more palatable way to study the Bible. Whatever the case, Lectio Divina is not biblical and should be … Continue reading Lectio Divina: What is it?
Freedom is one of the hallmarks of the Christian religion. Throughout the New Testament, the authors extol the freedoms we have in Christ. Paul does the same. In fact, it has been said that his letter to the Galatians is the Magna Charta of Christian liberty. In it he reminds his readers of the dangers … Continue reading Freedom in Christ
Textual Criticism is the method used to ascertain the original wording of a text or document. It is concerned with the analysis of textual variants of those texts or documents. There are basically 3 methods of textual criticism used to determine what the original manuscripts of the Bible said. In this introductory video, Pastor Kevin … Continue reading A Overview of Textual Criticism
We often talk about our freedom in Christ and no longer being a slave to sin. It is a marvelous reality, and one worthy of discussion. I often wonder if we really have a grasp of what it actually means. Yes, we are free, but free from what, exactly? Galatians has been called the Magna … Continue reading Freedom
The Psalms can be categorized in many different ways. There are Messianic Psalms, Imprecatory Psalms, Psalms of Assent, etc... But, if we boil them down, we can fit most of them into 3 main categories: Psalms of Praise: These are happy songs. They are written without consideration for any recent trouble or problems. Psalms of Lament: … Continue reading Psalms for Life