The Object of Faith by Bryan Wolfmueller

To listen to this soundbite, click here. Read along while listening below. “Faith has everything to do with the object. Faith is trusting in something. You can have a lot of faith in the wrong thing, but if you have a little faith in the right thing, that’s what matters. I think the picture for […]

The 95 Theses by Martin Luther

DISPUTATION OF DOCTOR MARTIN LUTHER ON THE POWER AND EFFICACY OF INDULGENCES OCTOBER 31, 1517 (For a Reader’s Guide to Luther’s 95 Theses, click here.) Out of love for the truth and the desire to bring it to light, the following propositions will be discussed at Wittenberg, under the presidency of the Reverend Father Martin […]

The Gospel for Recovering Evangelicals

Has American Christianity Failed?

(If you can’t see this video, click here.) (Christ Washes Apostles’ Feet via wikipedia)

4 Principles Of Hermeneutics: How To Correctly Interpret The Bible

4 PRINCIPLES OF HERMENEUTICS: HOW TO CORRECTLY INTERPRET THE BIBLE (hermeneutics: “the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation, especially of the Bible or literary texts.”) 1. Scripture Interprets Scripture Often Scripture interprets itself. In some instances, another Biblical writer interprets another Biblical passage. 2. Context Interprets Scripture The surrounding verses, chapter, and Book of […]

Believe It Or Not – God Was Put To Death As A Man On A Cross For Sinners

GOD PUT TO DEATH We’re moving on now to “Believe It Or Not – Unusual Stories Of The Bible” the final point – number eight. I’m just gonna cite the Gospels (Matthew’s in particular) as my evidence for the next and most unusual Bible story. “And when they came to a place called Golgotha, which […]

Calvinism Versus Arminianism

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5 Questions To Ask About A Worship Song

5 Questions To Ask About A Worship Song 1. Is Jesus mentioned? If yes, is it in name or concept? 2. Is the song clear? Does it use sentences (with subject, verb, object) or sentence fragments? 3. Is the song about the things that God has done (objective), or about my own emotions and experiences […]

Jonathan Edwards On Hearing From God

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Magic Mantra Wakes Up Person In A Coma?

A minister emailed me to say that when he used the words, “Talitha cumi” (“Little girl, I say to you, arise”) like Jesus did – and then declared that it should happen TODAY – the person who was in a coma woke up later that night. My response: It wasn’t due to a magic mantra […]