Pulpit Plagiarism?

Originally posted By Dr. James L. Wilson – (FreshMinistry.org) at www.sermons.logos.com “I only read sermon books for inspiration,” is a statement that reminds me a lot of people who say, “I only buy those magazines for the articles.” I believe Read More …

Whence Came Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day in the United States is an annual day of thanks for the blessings of the past year, observed on the fourth Thursday in November. It is a historical, national, and religious holiday that began with the Pilgrims. After Read More …

Maryland School Board Scrubs Religious Holidays From Calendar

Local newspapers, radio and TV stations are watching closely, and reporting on the Montgomery County Maryland school board’s recent decision to remove all religious branding from its school calendar. No longer will the calendar show Christmas, Easter, Yom Kipper, etc. Read More …

Colossians 1:1-2

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Colossians

Outline of 1:1–13 A. Introductory; Col. 1:1-13 1. Author; Col. 1:1. Recipients; Col. 1:2 a. Greetings; Col. 1:2 b. 2. Prayer of thanks; Col. 1:3-8 a. When we give thanks—always; Col. 1:3 b. Why we give thanks; Col. 1:4-8 (1) Read More …

Colossians (a side note)

This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Colossians

As I was studying for this series, I ran across the following section from Maclaren’s commentary that I thought most interesting so I will include it here.  I had not considered this previously but it does make a lot of sense.  And Read More …

Notes on the Study of Colossians; Pt. 2

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Colossians

E. THE COLOSSIAN HERESY The Colossian heresy was apparently a mixture of Jewish, Greek, and pagan ideas. We really know nothing about it, except from the implications in the epistle itself. We suppose that the ideas and practices criticized by Read More …

Notes on the Study of Colossians; Pt. 1

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Colossians

A. IMPORTANCE OF THE EPISTLE TO THE COLOSSIANS Colossians is the most Christ-centered epistle in the New Testament. Colossians enables us to see clearly what it means to be in Christ. No other book is so concerned with the exaltation Read More …

An analysis of the teachings about Christ in Colossians

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Colossians

  I. The Nature of Christ. 1. God is the father of Christ; Col. 1:3. 2. Christ is God’s beloved Son. 1:13. 3. Christ is the image of the invisible God; Col. 1:15. 4. Christ is the firstborn of all Read More …

Freedom From Religion Foundation

Yesterday, I happened on the FFRF website and clicked on the ‘about’ tab. I was amazed to read the following: The history of Western civilization shows us that most social and moral progress has been brought about by persons free Read More …

Hasan did not formally seek to leave military.

According to an article in the Washington Post, Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, the terrorist who killed 23 people at Fort Hood never formally sought to leave the military as a conscientious objector. But get this, the article goes on to Read More …

A Creation Day Started at Sunrise

Does the Sabbath, as practiced by some religions, start and end at sunset or, as this author claims, start and end at dawn?  The article presents a very well written argument for the latter.  What do you think?  Is the Read More …

Religion and Gay Marriage

I recently read an article that states: “Government should get out of the marriage business. If the government had nothing to do with marriage, we could drop all the divisive issues about gay marriage, and just let people marry in Read More …