The Rapture (Part 1) – Ecclesiology

To deviate from the normal posts, I want to offer some clarity on an important doctrine. To do that requires some foundational understanding. But I would not have you ignorant, brothers, concerning those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and …

Continue reading The Rapture (Part 1) – Ecclesiology

The Living Temple of God

you also, as living stones, are being built up into a spiritual house as a holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices that are acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.1 Peter 2:5 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) From our previous excursion, we note some important things: What God is …

Continue reading The Living Temple of God

Dead Isn’t Inability

And you were dead in your trespasses and sinsEphesians 2:1 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) This is a favorite proof-text for some. It is brought to bear upon a superstitious condition of men. That would be the alleged Total Depravity of humanity as touted in the Calvinist TULIP short-hand. …

Continue reading Dead Isn’t Inability