Have you ever noticed the exquisite continuity of the Bible – how it takes one thread and interweaves that thread throughout all its pages to enrich the understanding of a major theme? We started this study of servanthood with verses in Deuteronomy 15:15 – 16. This door theme is repeated in Exodus 21:1-6: The Law … Continue reading Of Whom and What is the Door Symbolic Of?
This week I want to share with you an excellent article about the movie, "The Passion of the Christ" by T.A. McMahon with the very generous permission of The Berean Call staff. There is not one word that I would add or omit. It is essential to any report that discusses The Passion of our … Continue reading WAS IT PHYSICAL SUFFERING THAT PAID THE PRICE FOR SIN?
Mel Gibson has stated that one of his main inspirations for The Passion of the Christ came from the book The Dolorous Passion by Anne Catherine Emmerich. He has produced this film with an image of "Christ" that is based on the apparitions of the Catholic mystic who claimed to have seen visions of the passion, … Continue reading “Dolorous Passion” – Excerpts In Line With the “Passion of the Christ” Movie, But Not in the Bible (part I of II)
How To Be Strong, a Daily Devotional by From your friends at RayStedman.org “You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus (2 Timothy 2:1).” The first thing you have to do when things start falling apart, Paul says, is to be strong yourself in the grace that is in … Continue reading THE CONTINUING THREAD – Cutting a Covenant Part IV