I love reading the Bible over coffee first thing in the morning. Then I got to thinking... was it Peter or Paul that was responsible for starting the Christian religion? My opinion is that it had to be Paul! He was a heck of a persuasive character to convince those Greek-speaking communities to give up … Continue reading Did Paul Start Christianity?
Enjoying my coffee this morning at the kitchen table, watching the squirrels and the birds on the back deck. A thought just occurred to me concerning the Apostle Paul. The author of the Gospel of Luke is the same person that wrote about Paul in the Acts of the Apostles. Scholars agree that Acts was … Continue reading Paul Did Not Lie!
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves." Matthew 7:15 It’s coffee time! I wonder if the apostles ever sat around the fire on a cold morning craving their coffee as I do? Just a thought. Here’s a question for you that's been bugging me for quite … Continue reading Super Apostles!
“The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.” - George CarlinAhhh, I wonder if the apostle Paul had the luxury of a dark roast coffee every morning. I am certainly spoiled. Speaking of Paul, here's something you might find interesting.The book of Acts is written by someone … Continue reading I Cannot Tell A Lie!
Meeting my brother at Starbucks this morning, so this may be a short one. I think that we all know the story of Paul's conversion on the road to Damascus in the book of Acts. If not, here's a brief summary: Paul was on his way to Damascus with some traveling companions. His mission was … Continue reading On the Road Again
As a teacher, I always try very hard to simplify things. Over my first cup of coffee this morning I wanted to see if I could simplify Jesus' teachings by jotting them down briefly on a sheet of paper. I thought the Gospel of Matthew was a good place to start since Jesus did a … Continue reading “But I Say to You…”
My coffee is really good this morning. I prefer a dark roast but I'm willing to try just about anything. Hope you're enjoying a cup or two. I read something interesting as well as shocking the other day. The article stated that the divorce rate among Christians turns out to be the same rate as … Continue reading D-I-V-O-R-C-E