Teaching Wonderful Things

Jesus Teaches Wonderful Things The next Sabbath he began teaching in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. They asked, “Where did he get all this wisdom and the power to perform such miracles?” -Mark 6:2   When Jesus began to teach, people began to really listen.  The synagogue was definitely the perfectContinue reading “Teaching Wonderful Things”

Salt That is Not Quite Salt

“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.” –Matthew 5:13, NIV In the Middle-East, salt has a real impurity problem.  Comparing it to what you have onContinue reading “Salt That is Not Quite Salt”

Recommended Study Book: Ryken’s Bible Handbook

Ryken’s Bible Handbook Amazon’s Price: $13.58 This book gives students of the Bible a quick overview of every book in the Bible. Leland Ryken’s distinctive trait is a literary approach to the Bible–understanding the Bible as literature. The three authors help shed light on understanding the Bible as the inspired Word of God and asContinue reading “Recommended Study Book: Ryken’s Bible Handbook”

Practical Steps to Kill Sin

Keeping in line with yesterday’s post, I decided to haul out some practical teaching on “holiness”.  I for one need to understand how a person changes into the image of Jesus Christ.  The following transcript was taken from an audio teaching by John Piper, a man I trust throughly.  I hope this blesses. –B.  Practical Steps to KillContinue reading “Practical Steps to Kill Sin”