theology

Thoughts on the Lion of Judah.

Thoughts on the Lion of Judah.

Recently I have noticed the use of the image of Jesus as a lion in a number of Spirit-filled worship songs. Most of the time, these lyrics depict God or Jesus as the lion with the idea of conveying strength, victory, and warfare. Consider the following…

Abijah or Abijam? 1 Kings14-15

Abijah or Abijam? 1 Kings 14-15

The NIV translates Rehoboam’s son as Abijah. When you compare it on the Bible app, to all the other translations every other translation calls him Abijam.
There was confusion for me because Abijah, Jeroboam’s son, died. So this led me to t…

Gathering before Going :: By Terry James

Gathering before Going :: By Terry James

Sensing that we’ve arrived so near that spectacular moment those who are Rapture Ready desire, I present this with Holy Spirit-engendered expectation. The following directive from Heaven should beat profoundly at the spiritual heart of every Christian who views God’s prophetic Word from the perspective of truth it presents: Jesus Christ will call all believers […]

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Juan M. B. Gutierrez: Judaizing Jesus

Juan M. B. Gutierrez: Judaizing Jesus

Juan Marcos Bejarano Gutierrez, Judaizing Jesus: Radical Jewish Approaches to Christianity (Grand Prairie, TX: Yaron Publishing, 2019), ISBN 9781705609019. New Testament readers are all too familiar with the concept of judiazers, those who attempt to force Christians into following the rituals and traditions of Jewish Orthodoxy. How surprising then, to find a title that attempts […]

What Makes a Ministry Appealing? Part 2 :: By Paul J. Scharf

What Makes a Ministry Appealing? Part 2 :: By Paul J. Scharf

In the previous installment, I began building upon a statement by my professor of systematic theology at Faith Baptist Theological Seminary, Dr. Myron J. Houghton. Basing his thoughts on 2 Cor. 2:15-16, Dr. Houghton stated: “Your ministry is like a fragrance. It will attract some, and it will repel others.” We are considering here some […]

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