Is He Your Friend, or a Doctrine?

“A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.”   ~D.L. Moody Friendship with God can be a liberating secret. It releases us from the terrible bondage of religion and ritual withContinue reading “Is He Your Friend, or a Doctrine?”

Version Choices, [Your Bible]

  Word-for-word is a literal translation from the original languages. Thought-for-thought is considering context in English to translate. Paraphrase is meant to convey a throughly modern language translation. What are you looking for in your Bible? Personally I use an ESV, but I also like the NLT. I have used almost every translation listed above,Continue reading “Version Choices, [Your Bible]”

The God Who Sees Me

“She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.” Genesis 16:13 Omniscience is an attribute of God. It states that God is all-knowing. He possesses a complete understanding of everything there is or will be. HeContinue reading “The God Who Sees Me”