Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Eschatology of Jesus: Introduction and the Kingdom of God in the Old Testament

Author’s Note: This is a two part series. Tommorrow we will wrap things up with the Kingdom of God in the New Tetstament along with a conclusion. Introduction To truly understand eschatology and its implications for mankind, there must be … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/29/16)

Quote of the Day “The existence of the Bible, as a book for the people, is the greatest benefit which the human race has ever experienced. Every attempt to belittle it is a crime against humanity.” Immanuel Kant Worth Reading … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/27/16)

Quote of the Day “Don’t give up! Don’t get discouraged! I have read the end of the book! We win!” Desmond Tutu Worth Reading Word Studies 3 – The Process “Once you have identified a specific term that you want … Continue reading

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The Augustine and Pelagian Controversy: Grace and Conclusion

Authors Note: This is the fourth and last post in a short series on The Augustine and Pelagian Controversy. You can read the first post here, the second post here and the third post here. Grace This section is a continuation the yesterday’s post … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/26/16)

Quote of the Day “This Bible is for the Government of the People, by the People, for the People.” John Wycliffe Worth Reading Will Following Jesus Make You a Liberal? “Susie Meister has explained how studying religion made her a … Continue reading

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The Augustine and Pelagian Controversy: Augustine

Authors Note: This is the third post in a short series on The Augustine and Pelagian Controversy. You can read the first post here and the second post here. Augustine Augustine heard of Pelagius’ heretic doctrines from others, but wanted to hear … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/25/16)

Quote of the Day “The Bibl grows more beautiful, as we grow in our understanding of it.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Worth Reading Is Worship an Emotional Experience – Or Does It Reveal Our Theology of God? “Can we truly … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/24/16)

Quote of the Day “Ours is an undisciplined age. The old disciplines are breaking down…Above all, the discipline of divine grace is derided as legalism or is entirely unknown to a generation that is largely illiterate in the Scriptures. We … Continue reading

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The Augustine and Pelagian Controversy

Authors Note: This is the second post in a short series on The Augustine and Pelagian Controversy. You can read the first post here.   Beginnings Pelagius did not care for controversy, and at first he spread his doctrines privately and … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/23/16)

Quote of the Day “I never saw a fruit-bearing Christian who was not a student of the Bible.” D. L. Moody Worth Reading Socialism Is Evil “In a recent blog post I urged the biblical basis for the spirituality of … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/22/16)

Quote of the Day “I must confess to you that the majesty of the Scriptures astonishes me…” Jean-Jacques Rousseau Worth Reading What Is Zeal? “We all have some idea of what zeal is, for to a certain degree we are … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/20/16)

Quote of the Day “In the Old Testament the New is concealed, in the New Testament the Old is revealed.” St. Augustine of Hippo Worth Reading My Advice to Students–Van Pelt Shares Solid Languages Advice He Got and Wished He … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/19/16)

Quote of the Day “It is a great thing, this reading of Scriptures! For it is not possible to ever exhaust the mind of the Scriptures. It is a well that has no bottom.” John Chrysostom Worth Reading Why It … Continue reading

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The Augustine and Pelagian Controversy

Author’s Note: This is the first post in a short series on the Augustine and Pelagian Controversy. Introduction to the Augustine and Pelagian Controversy In the first four centuries of its existence, the church had to spend a considerable amount of … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/18/16)

Quote of the Day “The Pastor ought to have two voices: one, for gathering the sheep; and another, for warding off and driving away wolves and thieves. The Scripture supplies him with the means of doing both.” John Calvin Worth … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/16/16)

Quote of the Day “When a denomination begins to consider doctrine divisive, theology troublesome, and convictions inconvenient, consider that denomination on its way to a well-deserved death.” Albert Mohler Worth Reading Greek words with no English equivalent “I am currently … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/15/16)

Quote of the Day “So few grow, because so few study.” D. L. Moody Worth Reading 2 Minute Theology “There was a community service requirement for my high school, designed to make us well-rounded individuals, padding our college applications, and … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/13/16)

Quote of the Day “Most Christians stay within the sound of church and chapel bell, I would rather run a rescue shop within a yard of hell.” C. T. Studd Worth Reading What is Objectivity and Why is it Important … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/12/16)

Quote of the Day “‘Abraham believed God’ (Rom. 4:3), and said to his eyes, ‘Stand back!’ and to the laws of nature, ‘Hold your peace!’ and to an unbelieving heart, ‘Silence, you lying tempter!’ He simply ‘believed God.’” Joseph Parker … Continue reading

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God: Our Stronghold

Imagine you are traveling during biblical times, or you are a warrior in David’s army, you notice an overwhelming force coming at you. You see the army of your enemy coming down on you right where you are with such … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/11/16)

Quote of the Day “May my cry be always, Only Jesus! only Jesus!” Valley of Vision Worth Reading Albert Mohler’s lectures on Charles Spurgeon “The Spurgeon Center, led by Christian George, is a great resource for biblical preaching. Today and … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/10/16)

Quote of the Day “The messenger of Christ, though he speaks from God, must also, as the Quakers used to say, ‘speak to the condition’ of his hearers; otherwise he will speak a language known only to himself.” A. W. … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/09/16)

Quote of the Day The best commentary on the Bible is the life you lead.” Church Sign at the Chapel by the Sea Worth Reading On Defending the Unpopular “A few weeks ago, I found myself in Washington DC with … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/08/16)

Quote of the Day The best commentary on the Bible is the life you lead.” Church Sign at the Chapel by the Sea Worth Reading Is Paul’s apostolic call for God’s sake? (Rom 1:5) “One of the difficult tasks in … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/06/16)

Quote of the Day “The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or will be known in the world.” Charles Dickens Worth Reading Enjoy Your Prayer Life “This is not a new revelation but most of us … Continue reading

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Mercy: God’s Definition

This post is an attempt at a word study for the Hebrew word chesed, or sometimes spelled hesed. In English language Bible translations the word is mercy, lovingkindness, or love, among many. This is an attempt to discover the meaning … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/05/16)

Quote of the Day “The divorce revolution has done far more damage to marriage than same-sex marriage will ever do.” Albert Mohler Worth Reading Why 10 Translations May Be Better Than 1 Greek (or Hebrew) Bible “A clever and provocative … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/04/16)

Quote of the Day “As a shoemaker makes a shoe, and a tailor makes a coat, so ought a Christian to pray. Prayer is the daily business of a Christian.” Martin Luther Worth Reading The Big List of Notable Church … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/03/16)

Quote of the Day “I think the Psalms are like a mirror, in which one can see oneself and the movements of one’s own heart.” Athanasius Worth Reading Common Sense to the Rescue (James 3:7) “I came across an interesting … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/02/16)

Quote of the Day “Nobody ever outgrows Scripture; the book widens and deepens with our years.” C. H. Spurgeon Worth Reading What R. C. Sproul Said To Me That Changed My Life “I don’t talk to my favorite theologian everyday. … Continue reading

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The Daily Fill (02/01/16)

Quote of the Day “I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws.” Psalm 119:30 Worth Reading The Most Dangerous Place On Earth by Steven Lawson “There is no more dangerous place to be … Continue reading

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