Asceticism and False Christianity

  Dictionary.com: Asceticism: 1. the manner of life, practices, or principles of an ascetic. 2. the doctrine that a person can attain a high spiritual and moral state by practicing self-denial, self-mortification, and the like. 3. rigorous self-denial; extreme abstinence; austerity. Ascetic: 1. a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of Read More …

Humility, Wisdom and Church Authority

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise note. Words in brackets [  ] are provided for clarity.   Introduction There are two areas of pursuit that stand out above the others in my life, and they are humility and wisdom. Years ago when pride was taking over my life, resulting Read More …

The Dreaded “W” Word!

There is much we can learn from the teaching of Charles Stanley. At one time, he was my favorite Bible teacher. I’ve read at least one of his books, and perhaps two or three – not sure, as it’s been many years. However, there is one area of teaching where he is way off track, Read More …