As I read this chapter I wonder if there are connections between the widow and the blind man...they were both persistent. V5, 38,39Likewise the Publican and the blind man, they both approached Jesus for mercy. Perhaps the Publican had a wider understand of the theology of salvation as he expressed very clearly his own sin.Luk… Continue reading Luke 18 – Connections
There is a very good call to read Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress. I recall that the years of my own recent epoch of faith(<10 years ago) began when three of us read and studied this book together as the first reading in our Thursday reading group.MARCH 1, 2018How to think like John Bunyanby Austin Duncan
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!