29 August 2013
Is there a "best practice" for reading the Bible?
I often tell people, especially those in the Bible study classes that I teach, that they should read a book of the Bible in one sitting (if short) or straight through, as they would a novel, and ignore the chapters and verses. Why is this important?
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27 August 2013
In Matthew 5:18 (KJV) we read of Jesus telling his disciples, "For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled." Modern translations don't use the terms "jot" and "tittle", favouring terms such as "smallest letter" and "least stroke of a pen" (NIV). So, what do these terms really mean, and what was the point that Jesus was making?
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21 August 2013
Spiritual Diet & Fitness
I've been thinking recently about the concept of "sole source" that many (physical) diet plans advocate. Basically, the idea is that you only use the official diet "products" while you are on "sole source", along with copious amounts of water (usually), and don't eat "normal" food. How could this be related to a spiritual concept? Soul Source! This article contains the thoughts that rushed through my head while on the train into London one morning!
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15 August 2013
A movie about end-time prophecy
The Daniel Project is a serious investigative documentary which puts bible prophecy under a journalistic microscope and presents the subject in an entertaining yet challenging manner. This blog contains a listing of the prophecies mentioned in the movie, along with relevant scripture references quoted.
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13 August 2013
The following article is by Pastor Eddie Hughes. I like it because it says almost exactly what I would say about this topic!
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