2 THESSALONIANS 2: Who Is ‘The Restrainer?’ (Part III)

NOTE: This post is a continuation of  discussion I started in Part I and Part II of this series.  Because this is a continuation of an on-going discussion, I am going to assume that the reader has already worked through Parts I and II.  If this is not the case, I respectfully ask that you … Continue reading 2 THESSALONIANS 2: Who Is ‘The Restrainer?’ (Part III)

2 THESSALONIANS 2: How Is ‘The Man of Lawlessness’ Connected To ‘The Antichrist?’ (Part II)

NOTE: This post is a continuation of  discussion I started in Part I of this series.  Because this is a continuation of an on-going discussion, I am going to assume that the reader has already worked through Part I.  If this is not the case, I respectfully ask that you stop and go read Part … Continue reading 2 THESSALONIANS 2: How Is ‘The Man of Lawlessness’ Connected To ‘The Antichrist?’ (Part II)

What Does Scripture Actually Say About ‘The Antichrist’

NOTE: I ask you to understand that, as this is a difficult issue and I wish to address it in as serious a manner as a layman possibly can, this post will have to be a little long.  Please, I beg you, read it in its entirety, then give my argument serious and fair consideration … Continue reading What Does Scripture Actually Say About ‘The Antichrist’

2 THESSALONIANS 2: Who Is ‘The Man Of Lawlessness?’ (Part I)

NOTE: I ask you to understand that, as this is a difficult issue and I wish to address it in as serious a manner as a layman possibly can, this post will have to be a little long.  Please, I beg you, read it in its entirety, then give my argument serious and fair consideration … Continue reading 2 THESSALONIANS 2: Who Is ‘The Man Of Lawlessness?’ (Part I)

What Does It Mean To ‘Live By The Sword?’

Recently, I encountered believers who were advocating the use of evil to combat what they believed to be evil.  I tried to offer correction by reminding them that Scripture does not teach us to repay evil for evil: quite the contrary.  Scripture teaches us to combat evil with good.  If one resorts to evil to … Continue reading What Does It Mean To ‘Live By The Sword?’

Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

From one of my other blogs: Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here I do not want to explain myself the way I normally do — not in this post.  I simply do not trust myself to talk right now.  I am too angry and too grieved over what is happening in this … Continue reading Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

The Full Measure Of Christ’s Warning: “Whoever Is Ashamed Of Me…”

I struggle to understand the Lord's Word -- mostly because I want to know how to better serve and obey Him.  So I tremble at warnings such as this: Luke 9:26 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 26 For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when … Continue reading The Full Measure Of Christ’s Warning: “Whoever Is Ashamed Of Me…”