These Things (Part 2)
This week, we take our second look at the apostle Peter’s repeated use of the phrase “these things” – ταυτα. By way of reminder, this is a single word, “these,” in the Greek text, but the various translations will append “things,” or “qualities,” or some other phrase-completing word because it feels awkward in English to…Read More
Three Truths About Raising the Dead
I marvel, at times, regarding the various trends that seem to captivate the attention of huge numbers of people. More often than not, I have no idea how or where the trend started, or what it is that keeps it going. Consider the recent national obsession with bacon. Seriously, what is up with that? Yes,…Read More
Follow Me, and I Will Make You . . .
Sometimes we ponder our own spiritual state and conclude, “I am such a mess. What could God possibly do with me?” The answer is, “A lot!” To demonstrate that, let’s take a look at Matthew (not the gospel, but the man) to illustrate the difference between how we view ourselves, how we view one another,…Read More