Mike Ratliff raises this very uncomfortable topic and it does open our hearts to some challenges.....Btw.. Reading it in the Original doesnt make it any easier.Matthew 19:21 Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and… Continue reading Do we count the cost…..
I've been spending some time on the doctrine of election and a new one to me Final Justification by Works.The initial question is can we actually save ourselves. Often phrased that we are saved by Grace, through Faith alone, through Christ alone...essentials of the 5 Solas of the reformed faith.....but that's only 99% of the… Continue reading Mark 15 – Save thou self!
Over the next couple weeks, I will be posting and reposting to this blog about my daughter's and my visit to Spain and our time walking parts of a couple favorite Pilgrim Paths throughout the country.The Camino de Santiago (Latin: Peregrinatio Compostellana, "Pilgrimage of Compostela"; Galician: O Camiño de Santiago), known in English as The… Continue reading The Journey – Walking The Way of the Pilgrim’s
In this short reading we see both commandments brought to light. What's amazing is that Jesus seems to commend this scribe for his understand of the truth. Note how the scribe repeats what he heard Jesus say affirming his correct answer, in his own words. And unlike the lawyer in the other gospels does not… Continue reading Mark 12 – A Scribe who got it!