Freedom to Own your Own Faith People long ago lived by a system of rules and regulations that told them how to live their lives, and they used priests as intermediaries between themselves and God. Simply read through the Old Testament and be thankful that we no longer operate under this burdensome system. We are […]Read More
As Christians, we are often told how we should feel or not feel. We’re supposed to always be happy, content, and loving. We’re not supposed to feel angry, hurt, afraid, discouraged, or disillusioned. In fact, if you dare to express doubts, you may find your faith is quickly questioned. So we paste on our plastic […]Read More
If we study Scripture for the wrong reasons, we risk pride and self-righteousness. Reading the Bible through the lens of the cross helps us understand Scripture in context and teaches us humility and hope.
What is your motivation for reading the Bible…
Most errors circulating in the Christian world today can be found in the New Testament era. In particular, the two main enemies of the gospel—legalism and libertinism (license to sin)—were both present in the early church. Galatians was written to legalists—hence the strong emphasis on liberty, freedom, and grace. James was written to libertines, those […]Read More