William Lane Craig has said, “I have found that the more I reflect philosophically on the attributes of God the more overwhelmed I become at His greatness, and the more excited I become about Bible doctrine.” Things have changed since the days when the children of Israel at Sinai begged God not to talk to […]
Today we are starting a new series of posts on the attributes of God, one of my favorite subjects. In today’s post we will cover God’s Self-Existence, His Self-Sufficiency, and His Eternality.
SCRIPTURE “Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.” Phil. 4:6 INTRODUCTION Now that Paul has told us in no uncertain terms not to worry https://capturedbygrace.net/2020/03/23/soap-journal-be-anxious-for-nothing-phil-46/ he begins to explain how this is done. This short but power-packed little verse gives us […]
So, I just bought a new spiritual journal that contains a Bible passage at the bottom of each page. In keeping with a promise I made on Facebook about writing mini-Bible studies while observing the governor’s order to have no meetings over ten people, I decided to write some S.O.A.P. journals based on these Scriptures. […]
Episcopal priest Samuel M. Shoemaker, considered one of the best preachers of his era said this concerning the Holy Spirit, “True spiritual power of the Christian order is a kind of possessedness. It arises in and flows through a life hid with Christ in God. Its source is the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, […]
I’m sure by now it is apparent how much I like to teach lessons in series. As a matter of fact, I will most often have several series going on at the same time. This blog post on the Baptism in the Holy Spirit continues the discipleship series which also contains posts on salvation, what’s […]
SCRIPTURE – FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH “But you, O man of God, Flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto you are also called, and have professed a good profession before many witnesses.” 1 Tim. 11,12 OBSERVATION […]
This has been probably the most difficult post I’ve done; and also possibly one of the most satisfying. The Cosmological Argument for the existence of God is very convincing. Enjoy!
INTRO At the end of part one of this character sketch, Joseph had just been given the second place in the kingdom of Egypt behind Pharaoh. In addition, Pharaoh had given him a new name, a wife, and the job of making sure that Egypt survives the famine that is coming. PREPARATION Joseph prepares for […]
3 Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age. Also he made him a tunic of many colors. 4 But when his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him and could not speak peaceably to him. 5 […]