The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Literary Tools to Understand Deborah

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Kathleen Nielson: It is a delight to spend the session digging into the Old Testament story of Deborah together. At the start, I would like to mention four specific goals for this session.... Read more

7 Books To Help You Understand the Times – Tim Challies

You do not need to be a particularly astute observer of society to understand that we have entered into a time of great transition and even great upheaval. A new worldview based around a very particular conception of social justice is quickly gaining traction. Traditional understandings of sex and gender are being overthrown. New words... Read more

Christians Don’t Understand How Horrible Christendom Was (as Is)

History requires us to admit that Christendom was often used as a system of oppression. Christians cannot claim to communicate gospel truth while simultaneously denying and avoiding truth within their own cultural and historical legacies. Any promises of a future Kingdom of God, filled with peace and restoration and kindness, seem absurdly hypocritical coming from... Read more

Understand the Lords Love | Devotional by Phil Ware

I love the Lord. He heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live. Psalm 116:1-2 Thought Understanding the Lord’s love, presence, and nearness should lead us to serve him and to deepen our relationship with him. While... Read more

Podcast: Using Stories to Help Kids Understand Right and Wrong (Betsy Childs Howard)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. Biblical Truth for Kids In this episode, Betsy Childs Howard, author of Arlo and the Great Big Cover-Up, discusses stories and the importance of moral formation for children. She talks about why stories are such a powerful tool for instilling deep, biblical truths in our... Read more

How Did Paul Understand Faith?

It’s common to hear Protestants say, We believe a person is justified by faith; Roman Catholics believe a person is justified by works. This statement slanders Rome. Rome doesnt teach that a person is justified by works, but that a person is justified by faith. What, then, is the difference between the reformational and Roman... Read more

How a Center Japanese Worldview Helps Us Higher Perceive Jesus: An Interview with Abdu Murray – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] What are the cultural insights Westerners typically miss when the Japanese context of the Bible is ignored? What have been the methods Jesus taught that have been completely Easternrooted in story, honor, and communityyet attraction to Western thinkingbased in reasoning and linear processtoday? How does understanding Japanese idioms and customs make mysterious or seemingly... Read more

Methods to Assist Others Perceive and Apply the Bible

[ad_1] A Privilege and Accountability Serving to others perceive the Bible and apply it to their lives is a good privilege and an excellent accountability. The start line is ensuring that we perceive a passage and apply it to our personal lives first. When individuals see that we have now obeyed the textual content ourselves,... Read more

You Pray the Lords Prayer. However Do You Perceive It?

[ad_1] Lengthy earlier than C. S. Lewis ever spoke about mere Christianity, the traditional church father Vincent of Lerins referred to as us to carry what has been believed in all places, all the time, and by all. Each of those nice thinkers have been saying that whereas Christianity has many types and permutations that... Read more