Tag Archives: seminaries

Family; June 23, 2022


1 Timothy 3:5 If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? I’ve always been struck by this enormously practical verse. It’s certainly not impossible for a single person to … Continue reading

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Preaching; March 26, 2022


Psalm 119:43 Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws. This is the prayer of an honest preacher. Seminaries teach classes in preaching, and some people spend hours honing … Continue reading

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Religion as Usual; July 8, 2021


Isaiah 1:13 Stop bringing meaningless offerings! Your incense is detestable to me. New Moons, Sabbaths and convocations– I cannot bear your evil assemblies. This first chapter of Isaiah has a glorious offer of forgiveness and redemption in verse 18 that … Continue reading

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The Word of Truth; April 1, 2020


2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. The whole 2nd letter of Paul to Timothy is … Continue reading

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Theologians; January 4, 2019


Luke 11:42 “Woe to you Pharisees, because you give God a tenth of your mint, rue and all other kinds of garden herbs, but you neglect justice and the love of God. You should have practiced the latter without leaving … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Bible; November 18, 2019


Jeremiah 8:8 “How can you say, ‘We are wise, for we have the law of the Lord,’ when actually the lying pen of the scribes has handled it falsely?” Here’s an important verse for Bible translators and interpreters! The Japanese … Continue reading

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May 16, 2013


2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. This whole passage should be foundational for all seminaries! … Continue reading

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