Abraham, Wealth and the Prosperity Gospel

I have known many people who have held to the prosperity gospel, the belief that God blesses every believer with health and wealth. In those conversations I will point out that Jesus and the apostles […]

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Father Abraham

Romans 4 Introduction I find family resemblances to be very fascinating.  Physically, I do not look much like my dad.  However, I am now at the age that my dad was when I have some […]

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Dead Faith

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James 2:14-26 Introduction One of the distinctives of Christianity is that we believe that salvation is by faith alone.  There is no religious ritual or level of good deeds that will bring about our salvation.  […]

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Righteous Reckoning: Paul vs. James on Genesis 15:6

In our house we ask our children to share by giving, they respond by redefining sharing as taking. In the same way, we see reinterpretations of Scripture that look like contradictions. Genesis 15:6 says “And […]

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