Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me is patently false. And the Bible has some straight words for Christians who do not control their tongues.
Ever wonder why Jesus told his disciples to “take nothing with you on the journey” and then later retracted that and told them not only to take money but also a sword?
Why do you seek God? Is it for what you can get from him for your own benefit? Or do you seek God out of a desire for him?
The world in general has a “classical” picture of God, which harks back to Greek philosophy. In this series we explore the background of what we assume about God and the effects these assumptions have on our understanding of His character.
The claim that the book of Revelation is sealed and cannot be understood is untrue. The first verses of the book say otherwise. We can understand it, we just need a method that we can rely on. In this series we learn the hermeneutical method we should use to interpret the symbols of Revelation, then we put those tools to work in understanding the central portion of the book: the battle of Armageddon.
The book of Daniel is a training session for how to interpret prophecy in the rest of the Bible, especially the book of Revelation. Many clues for how the Bible intends for us to interpret prophecy are found in Daniel. In this series we walk chapter by chapter through the book of Daniel.