Yes, you heard me correctly. I believe Joel Osteen is more biblical than you think. Now, before you cast any stones, please be patient and let me explain why I believe this is the case. According to Pastor Osteen’s doctrinal statement, He believes the following core truths concerning Christianity: The Entire Bible is inspired by… Read More Joel Osteen is More Biblical Than you Think
If you follow my posts, you are aware that I have been focusing much of my attention on the negative aspects of the Protestant Reformation. At times, it may seem cumbersome, but the point I want to get across, especially to many of my friends and colleagues who are celebrating the Reformation, is to think… Read More Martin Luther’s View on the Law is Antithetical to the Gospel
Do you struggle with anxiety? You are not alone. An estimated 40 million adults in the United States have been affected by this nemesis. In fact, so many have been affected that the healthcare industry spends $42 billion dollars a year to combat this plague. This number is 1/3rd of the total cost of mental… Read More Do Not Let Anxiety Steal Your Joy
Today, evangelicals defend Luther’s pithy statement: “Justification by faith alone in Christ alone.” Here is what R.C. Sproul, founder of Ligonier ministries, has to say about Luther’s theological accomplishments. “Luther blazed the rediscovery of justification by faith alone, and he restored the church’s focus to Christ alone.” – R.C. Sproul But does Sproul accurately portray… Read More Martin Luther Misquoted by Evangelicals
The Text on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12 (1) Moreover, we urge you brothers, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered to him (2) not to be quickly shaken in mind or in a constant state of being troubled, neither by a spiritual gift of prophecy, nor a spoken word, not… Read More The End Times: An Exegetical Study on 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12
Did you know the heart circulates blood through at least 1,500 miles of vessels in your body? In order to achieve this feat, the heart needs to keep beating 100,000 times per day. Can you imagine how much energy and friction the heart produces? That’s why God designed a special lubricant inside the pericardial sac… Read More The Ingenuity of the Heart Palpates God’s Handiwork
“But my God shall supply all your needs according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” -Philippians 4:19 I will be the first to admit: I worry. Anxiety oozes out of me, especially before take off on an airplane. There’s even times when I sincerely doubt God is all I need. But regardless of… Read More Why Be Anxious When God Is All You Need?