The Two Sauls

You know, we have all gone through a lot of stress recently, haven’t we? And one way that we humans sometimes deal with stress is through ANGER. Now getting rid of stress by showing anger may be a way to feel sort of “better” afterwards, but, if that anger is directed at other people, THEYContinue reading “The Two Sauls”

Beloved Wretches

Jesus, in that last week of His earthly life – spent in Jerusalem – said and did many things before He was crucified. He told parables there, and one that perhaps had the most impact on the future was the one I just read a part of – in which Jesus compliments those He callsContinue reading “Beloved Wretches”

Who Created Christianity?

Who Created Christianity? Fresh Approaches to the Relationship Between Paul and Jesus is not only an excellent resource for the average individual who seeks a better scriptural understanding, but also an excellent resource for pastors and teachers seeking context when developing their sermons or lessons. It is difficult to browse the Religion or Christianity sections ofContinue reading “Who Created Christianity?”

Endurance

There was a time about eight years ago that, while I was studying the Bible, I noticed time after time that different New Testament authors kept mentioning one word – a Greek word translated usually into our word “endurance,” but sometimes translated into the word “perseverance” or the word “steadfastness.” I began to realize thatContinue reading “Endurance”

Happy New Year! [I Guess]

Well, Happy New Year! I guess… I say “I guess” NOT, for the moment, because we are still having to live through a pandemic – though there’s that…. I say “I guess” this time because I have always thought that the placement of when the new year begins is rather arbitrary. After all, later thisContinue reading “Happy New Year! [I Guess]”