Your faith, is it based solely on the objective revelation of God's Word?

        Is your faith in God inside out?           In a recent blog post, “The Gospel and the Word and the Scriptures,”by Alan Knox has stimulated some very interesting comments.  One of which has to do with whether or not revelation either in the scriptures or direct is […]

Is The Great Commission the Catalyst for all Ministry in the NT?

  What if the Great Commission, Matthew 28:19,20 , was the Catalyst for all Ministry in the New Testament?  What if every other ministerial function in Church found its genealogy in Going, Making Disciples, Baptizing them in the Name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey all that Christ commanded? What […]

Of Models, Modes, and Modifications, determining prescriptive vs. descriptive aspects of biblical texts.

      The question as to whether any given text of scripture is prescriptive or descriptive can be ascertained by good biblical interpretive practices. Some important questions:       Has a pattern of behavior been established within a text or its context? Is that pattern verifiable or based on assumption? Beyond a pattern, […]