Job 22: Frustration leads to lofty words.

March 19, 2015. Daily Reading: Job 22. Background: Job 20-21. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 22 1. A false witness: It seems that the frustration of Eliphaz is leading him to make some bold claims about Job for which he has little, if any, evidence. Eliphaz stops beating around the bush and finally directly accuses Job of…

Our opinion versus the word of the Lord.

December 12, 2014. “A wicked man puts on a bold face,     but the upright gives thought to his ways. No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel     can avail against the Lord. The horse is made ready for the day of battle,     but the victory belongs to the Lord.” (Proverbs 21:29-31) There is a way that seems right to man, but in…

Self examination.

May 14, 2014. Today’s post will be short and sweet, but to get anything out of it, there will have to be some work on your part. I was having a discussion today, and when we came to talk about specific doctrines and belief, one of my first go to questions is “Why? Why do…

Analysis of Kyle Butt/Bart Ehrman debate.

April 5, 2014. Last night I gave you a little teaser about the debate I attended between Kyle Butt and Dr. Bart Ehrman. Today I will go into a full analysis (or what I think of as full at least) of the debate, with some (hopefully constructive) criticism on both sides and my two cents…