Archives for May 2011

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An Important Book for Our Times!

REVISE US AGAIN: Living from a Renewed Christian Script by Frank Viola (David C. Cook, 2011, 174 pages).   This is a singularly refreshing book. Frank tackles some very thorny issues - like how Christians use the phrase "God told me to . . ." - with remarkable candor and wisdom. In the process he corrects the traditional script we have inherited and opens the door for us to express the freedom we have in Christ in a much fuller way. In a vital sense this book is about fleshing out … [Read more...]

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KISS THE SON, NOT ISRAEL!

Most people are not aware that the views about “end times” that they have learned from Bible teachers originated with Irishman John Nelson Darby around 1830. No one in the history of the church had ever held to the view that Darby began to propagate, yet his ideas took root in America by 1870 as a result of his seven visits to this country. His novel doctrine was this: God has two purposes in history – an earthly one for Israel and a heavenly one for the church. This system of thought gave rise … [Read more...]