The Structure of Deuteronomy (part 1)
Consideration of the argument that Deuteronomy is an exposition of the Ten Commandments.
What Must I Do to be Saved?
Seriously, what must I do to be saved?
Outline of Titus 3
An outline for chapter 3 of the book of Titus.
Outline of Titus 2
An outline for chapter 2 of the book of Titus.
Jesus' Words on Forgiveness (Part 1 - Book of Matthew)
In reading the gospels, I have been struck by the force and power of Jesus' words, especially on the topic of forgiveness. In this post, I present some passages from the book of Matthew which discuss forgiveness.
False Grounds for Assurance of Salvation (part 1)
In this post, I seek to prove that assurance of salvation that is rooted in logic like: "You have a desire for God's word, so you must be saved." or "You are wrestling and concerned about your sin, so you must be saved." is false - that is, it is no, true ground for assurance of salvation.
A 2020 Warning
I feel the need to publish an annual/caveat for my readers making it clear that I write more from a desire for answers than an assumption that I have the answers.
On Spiritual Regrowth and New Year's Resolutions
In this post, I give some advice for anyone who has had wonderful times of study and communion with God in the past, but is feeling a bit dry right now. Sometimes life limits the amount of time we can spend studying and meditating on Scripture; how should we respond? In this post, I encourage you to do something! Anything!
A Deadly Lifestyle (part 2): How I Feel About Church and the Bible Right Now
For the first time in my life since elementary school, I am having a very hard time reading and making sense of the Bible. In this post, I detail why this is and discuss a few things I'm doing to address this difficulty.
What Makes an Action Glorifying to God?
Most protestants (that I know) claim that there is no dichotomy between sacred and secular work in terms of the opportunity afforded by them to glorify God. If this is so, what makes an action glorifying to God?