Category Archives: Bible

Church Write-Up: Loneliness (II Timothy 4:9-17)

At church last Sunday, the pastor preached about loneliness.  The pastor’s text was II Timothy 4:9-17.  The text, in the KJV, states: 9 Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me: 10 For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, … Continue reading

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Derek Leman on the Resident Alien Disciples

Derek Leman was a Messianic rabbi, and I have been subscribing to his Daily D’var for years.  Now it is called the “Daily Portion.” In the February 12, 2017 Daily Portion, Derek was addressing Mark 6:6b-13.  The passage (in the … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Self-Denial

At church last Sunday, it was raining outside, plus there were forecasts of an ice-storm.  I stayed home and watched John MacArthur’s service, then I watched the service of the church that I usually attend.  I hope I don’t get … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Coming Flood, by Jeremy Wells

Jeremy Wells.  The Coming Flood: A Call for the Endurance and Faith of the Saints.  LED Ministries, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. In The Coming Flood, Jeremy Wells argues against the pre-tribulational view of the rapture and offers … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: 90 Days in John 14-17, Romans, James, by Timothy Keller and Sam Allberry

Timothy Keller and Sam Allberry.  90 Days in John 14-17, Romans, James.  The Good Book Company, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. Timothy Keller and Sam Allberry are pastors.  As the title indicates, this book goes through John 14-17, … Continue reading

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Not Exactly a “Prosperity Gospel” Church

I visited another church last Sunday.  I got up early, and I figured that I might as well attend the church’s early service, since I had a lot to do that day and I wanted to free up more time … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature, by Richard A. Taylor

Richard A. Taylor.  Interpreting Apocalyptic Literature: An Exegetical Handbook.  Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic, 2016.  See here to purchase the book. Richard A. Taylor teaches Old Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary. Apocalyptic literature can include such features as visions, a human … Continue reading

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