Is that in red letters?

It is stunning to me when I talk to people that have accepted Jesus as their Savior but they dismiss the cost of sin, they do not recognize the Church’s authority, and they look at the Bible as a smorgasbord from which they can pick and choose which parts they accept and which parts no longer align with popular culture and therefore are ignored or thrown away. Read more

“Oh silly rabbit

Do you view the Bible as a disconnected series of moral tales interspersed between impossible commandments, woven into a maze of mysteries that somehow produces a message about a nice Jesus in the New Testament to counter the mean God of the Old Testament?” – Bryan Chapell Read more

This is how you pray.

I read this recently and think it’s so good I want to share it. Once, when D. L. Moody was preaching in Scotland he asked a young Scottish lad what he thought prayer was. The lad’s response was spot-on; he replied, “Prayer is an offering up of our desires unto God for things agreeable to His will, in the name of Christ, with confession of our sins and thankful acknowledgment of His mercies.” Matthew 6:6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what … Read more

Finding Christ in Christianity

picture of an open Bible

Thanks to @theaaronburden for making this photo available freely on @unsplash After prayer and pondering, I’ve decided to refocus this blog. Over the years I’ve slipped from excavating to discovering Christ in Christianity to one of writing more of a general topics blog. Starting tomorrow, I’m shifting back. I hope you’ll be blessed by this change. It’s a small change but one that takes us back to the genesis of this site. I decided to start this blog after one of my sons said he was struggling with his faith. Specifically, he felt that Scriptures did not align. He began … Read more

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