Tag Archives: Pharisee

All We Reformed Pharisees Locked in Our Studies

After posting this title, should you see me hanging from a tree on the side of the road (some cling tightly to that term, reform), at least wave… please (wasn’t someone looking for a scarecrow)? It …is …all …okay (really, it … Continue reading

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Trading Places

Does the Bible teach beyond doubt that there is an eternal place of punishment awaiting those who die in their sins without the forgiveness found only through Christ Jesus’ finished work? One of the most common passages of Scripture used … Continue reading

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Lift Up Your Eyes in Torment

To be or not to be, that is the question. Not life however but instead a parable. A frequented target for the defense of an eternal place of punishment for the wicked is found in what seems a pretty straightforward … Continue reading

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Take a Long Look in the Mirror

Call it an interlude if you must, but this survey by the Barna Group is worth a glance if it causes me to reflect on who others see in me; Jesus or Pharisee? By the time I had made it … Continue reading

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I Hate Religion: What Does That mean?

I hear the words, “I hate religion.” I hear them in my mind but they refuse to dwell there in solitude. I vocalize them… often and sometimes with intensity. Then I’m challenged, “Is Christianity in no sense a religion?” If “the service and … Continue reading

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