Category Archives: When Faith Was Rational

An Extraordinary Claim of Special Christian Knowledge

In a brief chat today, a work associate mentioned that she has a Bible degree.  I asked what sort of Bible reading she does:  “Is it mostly devotional, or do you read entire books at a time, or are you … Continue reading

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You Are Not An Apostle

You are not an apostle. You know this already, of course.  So why am I writing an article to prove it? Well, interestingly, and awful lot of believers who already know they are not apostles routinely assume upon themselves various … Continue reading

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“Mind” in the Bible

Job 38: 36 Who has put wisdom in the mind? Or who has given understanding to the heart?  (God is speaking in this passage) Psalm 7:9 Oh, let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end, But establish the just; For the … Continue reading

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Discernment in the Bible

What is discernment?  Our English word means: a : to detect with the eyes b : to detect with senses other than vision It is important to note that we also use this word figuratively in English, referring to detection … Continue reading

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Prudence in the Bible

What is prudence?  Our English word means: the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason This English word was chosen by the translators in the following passages (NKJV).  For more on the Hebrew and Greek words … Continue reading

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Knowledge in the Bible

Knowledge Exodus 31:2“See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah. 3 And I have filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all … Continue reading

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When Faith Was Rational

NOTE: I’m itching to write an entire book on this topic, but time constraints dictate that a mere post on the matter will have to do for now.  So here’s the very short version of this very important observation about … Continue reading

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