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The Ax and the Ox – Chapter 1 – Word

[ If you haven't read the Introduction, here it is.] This is the most important chapter. Everything I’m about to write about the Gospel is based on the belief that the Bible is like a long letter written by God to all of us and that everything God says to us in it is true.… Continue reading The Ax and the Ox – Chapter 1 – Word

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The Ax and Ox – A Book About The Gospel – Introduction

The Ax and the OxThe Simple and Unbelievable Gospel Message To Jude, Adah, and Geneva You are wonderful blessings of God  I hope and pray that you and I will share this message  with millions of souls PREFACE What is this book about? It can be summarized in a sentence: This book is about defining… Continue reading The Ax and Ox – A Book About The Gospel – Introduction

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Ministry Leaders: Should any Christian Worship bands be off limits?

I think we can all agree that music is powerful. In fact, music is so powerful, we often confuse it with “worship” itself, since the two are closely related. Because of this, I think we can agree that when it comes to music, a song is not just a song. Christian music is not simply… Continue reading Ministry Leaders: Should any Christian Worship bands be off limits?

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God’s Foreknowledge and What Prayer “Changes”

I was asked two questions recently and I thought I would share my response here. 1. Are there things God will not do without our participation? Does He “constrain” Himself in areas until we choose to partner/collaborate with Him? I know in Ephesians 1:11 it says "He works all things according to the counsel of… Continue reading God’s Foreknowledge and What Prayer “Changes”

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After Conversion, Did Paul Immediately Begin His Ministry or Go to Arabia?

We have to reconcile Acts 9 with what Paul himself says he did in Galatians 1 after his conversion. Luke says Paul "immediately" began preaching in Damascus after his conversion. Paul says he went "at once" to Arabia and then to Damascus. As T. George writes, "How could Paul have “at once” both preached in Damascus and… Continue reading After Conversion, Did Paul Immediately Begin His Ministry or Go to Arabia?