A Life of Selfless Giving – [Philippians 2:2-4]

  (Philippians 2:2-4) — 2 complete my joy and be of the same mind, by having the same love, being united in spirit, and having one purpose. 3 Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself. 4 Read More …

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 …

The Deception of Contemplative Prayer, and the Biblical Way of Hearing God’s Voice

All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   I want to address the subject of contemplative prayer (CP) — the dangerous and unbiblical nature of it. I especially want to address what I consider to be forms of contemplative “prayer.” This article is merely an introduction to CP, and Read More …

Christian Living – [Christ, the Authority of All]

  Ephesians 1:22-23 22 And God put all things under Christ’s feet, and gave him to the church as head over all things. 23 Now the church is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all. (NET) “God put all things under Christ’s feet,” As creator, God and King, all things are Read More …