Archive for July, 2014

An Education without Bible

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

For over two centuries Americans included the Bible in their education. It was only in the early 1960s that the Supreme Court ruled that using or even having the Bible in public schools was a violation of the first amendment, the so-called separation of church and state. As a result, many Americans, especially in our […]

Receiving the Words We Have

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

From 400 B.C. to around year 0, God did not speak to man — He went silent. Those are even called the four hundred silent years. People seem to expect God to provide spoken Word, which is another case of the clay expecting something from the Potter. God gave us a Book, the Bible, and […]

Christian Patriotism?

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Should patriotism be involved in the sacred worship of a church? I’ve read in several instances recently, “No.” What I read said that it violates the regulative principle of worship. We don’t read patriotism in New Testament worship. Let me push back on that idea. When we are patriotic in a service here, which is […]