There is no doubt in my mind that “many gods and many lords” speak of religions and their leaders or promoters. There are literally hundreds of religions or belief-systems in the world today as there have been for millennia. And here’s the problem: they can’t all be right at the same time and in the … Continue reading THE CATASTROPHIC FAILURE OF RELIGIONS
"For I rejoiced greatly when brothers came and testified of the truth that is in you, just as you walk (live) in the truth. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk (live) in truth" (III John 3, 4) I have singled out American Christianity because what occurs here isn't necessarily … Continue reading What’s Wrong with American Christianity?
"For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast" (Ephesians 2:8, 9) So, you think your good deeds are going to get you to heaven? Does God really want or need your good deeds? Is He really … Continue reading For the Deeply Religious
“If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless. Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world” (James 1:26, 27) This … Continue reading The Problem of Religion
"Look to Me (the God of the Bible) and be saved, all you ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other" (Isaiah 45:22) - - [and 6 other times in this chapter - - verses 5, 6, 14, 18, 21, 21]! Having taught Religious Studies at the university for 7 … Continue reading All Religions Are Not The Same