BibleArc, Devotional

The Good Promise of the God Who Keeps You (Gen 28:10-15)

Summary Statement The promise to God’s people is that He Himself will be with us and lead us into His presence. This promise is not based upon what (or what we do not) do. It is grounded in the covenant that He made with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.   Logical Connections The passage is tied together with an Idea/Explanation. These…

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Bible Study, BibleArc, Exegesis, Hermeneutics

Types of Phrases in Text Flow Diagramming

  We are now diving into the meat of block diagramming! In this tutorial we are going to learn the different types of phrases and how they work within a sentence to give it meaning.Remember that I am using the words ‘clause’ and ‘phrase’ interchangeably. Some of the types of phrases we will discuss will grammatically be a clause. Using…

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Bible Study, BibleArc, Exegesis, Hermeneutics

Grammar + Logic = Meaning

Anyone who studies Greek will stress the importance of grammar and syntax in understanding the biblical text. Grammar is the building block of sentences and the bible is no different. The writers were purposeful in choosing certain words and phrases to convey the intended meaning to their audiences. Their current culture, traditions, customs, and the like all played a part…

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Bible Study, Exegesis, Hermeneutics

Introduction to Text Flow Diagramming: Exposing the Flow of Thought

What is Text Flow Diagramming? Text flow diagramming, simply put, is a method that visually lays out a scriptural passage to expose the author’s flow of thought. It keeps the main thoughts, or independent clauses, to the left margin and indents the subordinating clauses underneath each main clause, thus creating a block-like structure. An example photo and video of the…

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Bible Study, Exegesis, links to make you think, Theology

Herescope: Search The Scriptures

Christian believers have a duty that lies in the command to “search the Scriptures” (John 5:39), ἐρευνᾶτε τὰς γραφάς: i.e., make a diligent investigation of the mind of God in them.1 Corinthians 2:13 speaks of  “comparing spiritual things with spiritual” — examining what the Spirit has declared of the mind of God in one place in Scripture with what He,…

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Heresy, Rob Bell

FALSE TEACHER ROB BELL CLAIMS IN NEW DOCUMENTARY ‘THE HERETIC’: ‘JESUS WOULD BE MORTIFIED SOMEONE STARTED A RELIGION IN HIS NAME’: Christian Research Network

(Heather Clark – Christian News Network) A new documentary called “The Heretic,” which centers on false teacher Rob Bell, is set to be released on March 1, and features a number of statements that are already raising concern, such as, “The Bible has caused so much damage” and “Jesus would be absolutely mortified that someone started a religion in His name.”…

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Gloria Copeland, Kenneth Copeland, Word of Faith

Charisma News Spins the Truth About Gloria Copeland’s Flu Shot Video

      I won’t spend any time on the horrible, unbiblical teaching on healing in this article by “Charisma.” All I want to do is show how “Charisma News” is spinning the truth about Gloria Copland’s flu video. Charisma News: Gloria did not say or imply that you shouldn’t get a flu shot or see a doctor. Gloria Copeland: We don’t…

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Heretic List, Kenneth Copeland, Word of Faith

Kenneth Copeland’s Magical “Blood of Jesus”

  A blog article on Kenneth Copeland Ministries entitled The Power of the Blood of Jesus, posted on February 6, 2018, is chock full of information showing how Christians can manipulate God into giving them just about anything they want. How? By pleading the blood of Jesus. Yes, all you need to have healing from sickness and disease (including the…

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Heretic List, New Apostolic Reformation, Patricia King

Patricia King Kills the Flu Virus

Yesterday Patricia King announced on her Facebook Page that she has killed the flu virus! Yep, that deadly virus “that has not only plagued many, but has attacked many with death” is finally over. How did she do it? She ascended to the second heaven where she was given a lightning sword to cut off the heads of several demons dropping…

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links to make you think, Theology

Will you pray for your pastor?

Today I make a request of you. Will you pray for your pastor? Will you pray for him daily? Will you put him on the list of all those names you rattle off when you pray with your young children every night? Will you, by God’s Spirit, resolve to be more diligent in prayer for him, for his wife and…

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