ABCs of Christianity: Old Covenant

In our last discourse, we discussed “Covenants” and how covenants between God and man sometimes resemble contracts, other times resemble promises, but always serve to define the relationship between God and man. In the Bible there are two primary convents–two “biggies.” The Old Covenant and the New Covenant. In order to explain why there are… Continue reading ABCs of Christianity: Old Covenant

ABCs of Christianity: Covenants with God

Here’s a word you don’t hear all that often outside of church or neighborhood associations: “Covenant.” The Bible speaks of many covenants between God and humankind. I used to think of “covenant” as a formal word for “contract.” You know, one of those academic high society words like portfolio or spectacles that replace bank account… Continue reading ABCs of Christianity: Covenants with God

ABCs of Christianity: Why the Bible is so important

Why is so much emphasis placed on the Bible? Here is the claim that the Bible makes of scripture: 2 Timothy 3:16 – All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, God reveals Himself in scripture The Bible is one of the ways that God has chosen to reveal… Continue reading ABCs of Christianity: Why the Bible is so important