Tagged: Bible

The Story

Two of Jesus’ disciples are traveling from Jerusalem to Emmaus. Luke says they are discussing recent events, which include Jesus’ arrest, trial, crucifixion, and reports of his resurrection. I think it would be fair to assume that these men were utterly confused. They believed Jesus to be their Messiah who would restore Israel to her…

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Unbiblical Methods for a Biblical Cause

Fox News recently published a story about a Marine who was court-martialed for refusing to remove a Bible verse from the government computer in her shared workstation.   Plenty of outrage has been shown towards the lack of tolerance of Christians in American society; however, this story presents a greater indictment against American Christianity than…

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Teaching When Distressed

How do we continue to faithfully teach God’s word when our hearts are heavy? Distractions of all forms hit church leaders. These distractions are circumstances that burden the leader’s heart to such an extent that it threatens their ability to properly prepare for teaching the Bible faithfully. For me, recently my mother exhibited extreme paranoia…

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13 Techniques for Biblical Meditation

The Bible repeated encourages meditation (Josh 1:8; Ps 19:14; 119:15, 27, 48, 78, 97, 99, 148; 143:5). In a previous post titled Biblical v/s Secular Meditation modern-day meditation concepts were compared to the biblical mandate to meditate. In this post, 13 specific techniques for biblical meditation are provided. As a disclaimer, most of this information…

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