The Parable of the Sower – Should we Just Let the Birds Come?

The parable of the sower is not supposed to be a critique of the one who sows seed or his agricultural methods.  It’s what happens to the seed afterwards that the parable is concerned with.  Let’s take a quick look: The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside […]

The Anti-Scripture Scriptures – Part III

In the first two parts of this series I covered  John 5:39, 40 when Jesus he said, – “You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about me, yet you refuse to come to me to have life.” And  John 14:26 –  “But […]

The Anti-Scripture Scriptures – Part II

In my first post, I covered the misuse of John 5:39,40.  By misuse, I mean using the scriptures against themselves. You can see that post HERE.  In the second part of this series, I’d like to consider John 14:26 – “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he […]

"Well, We like to elevate the Word of God around here."

I can remember some twenty years ago, going into a huge Protestant church in Mississippi.  One of the church leaders was giving me a tour through the impressive structure.  One of the first things I noticed was that the pulpit was one of the highest I’ve ever seen.  I said, “Wow, that’s a high pulpit,” […]