Where I live in south Mississippi, a snow day comes about once every five years. We had one last week, a couple of inches, not much. However, even a little snow can pretty much shut down the town. We try not to drive when it is snowing, but that doesn’t keep us from going outside and […]
I am getting questions recently about TRUMP and his support of Israel. As a Bible student and theologian, recent developments are intriguing and a good source for thought and contemplation on Bible prophecy in the world today. Earlier today, I was asked whether I thought it was a ‘big deal’ that Trump had announced the […]
The worldview of the godly Jew at the time of Christ was steeped in the prophecies of Zechariah. At every point in the unfolding story of Jesus in the four gospels, loomed the large shadow of Zechariah the prophet. Zechariah’s Link to the Christmas story The Holy Spirit is the olive oil that fuels the […]
Do animals have souls like people do? Well, yes and no. Let me explain. Animals can think (intellect), love (emotion), and make independent decisions (volition). The ability to do these things was given to mankind and to many of the animals, including kittens, puppies, and ponies. These attributes reside in the soul and constitute personhood. So, in this sense, animals have souls. Animals have their own unique personalities and temperaments and can think, love, and make decisions, much like we do.
Hearing and believing truth is the exercise regimen for the soul. Spiritual health and vitality come with the repeated lifting of truth, the heavier the truth, the stronger the faith becomes. When the truth of God is heard and believed, it transforms the mind and heart. It strengthens the soul. It cleanses the spirit. It […]
We are moving through the prophecies of Zechariah on Sunday mornings @ BFC. Studying the Bible together is a good thing…. It is also good for our kids to hear grownup Bible stuff. They learn more from our passion for God’s Word than we realize.
It is interesting to me the prominence that Jerusalem has on the world stage in modern times. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam consider Jerusalem a vital part of their religious histories and traditions. Some in modern times are proposing that Jerusalem become a designated international city, belonging to the world and not merely to one nation, […]