Tag Archives: bible

Bible Interpretation Basics: What are you reading ?

BlackCalvinist/ January 25, 2012/ Featured Articles, Thinking Biblically Commentary

Scripture was written in different genres. Most people miss this fact when they approach it, which is why some of them have such a hard time trying to understand what scripture is teaching or attempting to communicate at different places. That is to say, there are some parts that are written as instructional literature (Leviticus, Colossians) where step-by-step directions were given,

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Reformed Theology: Presented, Defined and Defended – Part I (Introduction)

BlackCalvinist/ July 19, 2011/ Featured Articles/ 2 comments

Over the years, the same questions on reformed theology keep coming up – including, but not limited to questions on the warning passages (which I’ve covered already in posts 121 and 135), a few historical questions (i.e. did John Calvin burn Servetus at the stake and use green wood to make it last longer, Jonathan Edwards was a slave owner

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Food Choices, Church Choices and Their Effect on Your Body

BlackCalvinist/ August 9, 2010/ Edification and Growth/ 0 comments

I’ve been threatening, gathering, pondering and chunk writing portions of a new series (which, at this rate, will end up as a book) on reasons to leave your current ‘not-heretical-but-not-really-deep-theologically’ church for one that is. My friends and my own life experiences are continually giving me new source material to write and use as illustrations. So you’re at a church

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