Author: Mike Boling

Take Care How Far You Go Down the Rabbit Hole

I love to research. In fact, what I am often drawn towards when it comes to matters of theology are what some would label as more fringe topics such as the Nephilim for example. The command given to us in Scripture to “Test all things; hold fast what is good” (1 Thessalonians 5:21) is one I take quite seriously. We live in a day when truth is viewed as relative. Thus, understanding the difference between truth and error is arguably more important than ever. Error often wraps itself in a cloak of what appears to be light. Shining the...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 12-18 March 2017

Bible Study/Preaching/Family Issues/Apologetics Owen Strachan – Scandalized by the Substitute: A Response to Young and Gungor “The atoning work of Christ is not an optional add-on to our doctrine of God. The cross displays the very heart of the divine. It shows us the burning center of God’s character, what David Wells calls his “holy-love.” Our Lord is revealed in the cross, uniquely, as a warrior-savior, the God who solves the terrible problem of his justice by the depths of his love.” David Murray – Why You Should Go to Bed Early Tonight R. C. Sproul – Knowing and...

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Exposition of Ruth 4:16-22

In this post, we will work our way through Ruth 4:16-22. We will be utilizing the Complete Jewish Bible translation unless otherwise noted. Ruth 4:16-22, “16 Na’omi took the child, laid it on her breast and became its nurse. 17 The women who were her neighbors gave it a name; they said, “A son has been born to Na’omi,” and called it ‘Oved. He was the father of Yishai the father of David. 18 Here is the genealogy of Peretz. Peretz was the father of Hetzron, 19 Hetzron was the father of Ram, Ram was the father of ‘Amminadav,...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 5-11 March 2017

Current Events Albert Mohler – The Shack: The Missing Art of Evangelical Discernment “The popularity of this book among evangelicals can only be explained by a lack of basic theological knowledge among us — a failure even to understand the Gospel of Christ. The tragedy that evangelicals have lost the art of biblical discernment must be traced to a disastrous loss of biblical knowledge. Discernment cannot survive without doctrine.” Bible Study/Preaching/Family Issues/Apologetics Owen Strachan – The High Cost of Free Porn “The ultimate need of the Christian fighting pornography is not new or better tips, tricks, or tools —...

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Exposition of Ruth 4:1-15

In this post, we will work our way through Ruth 4:1-15. We will be utilizing the Complete Jewish Bible translation unless otherwise noted. Ruth 4:1-15, “1 Meanwhile, Bo’az had gone up to the gate and had sat down there, when the redeemer of whom Bo’az had spoken passed by. “Such-and-such,” he said, “come over, and sit down”; so he came over and sat down. 2 He took ten of the city’s leaders and said, “Sit down here”; and they sat down. 3 Then he said to the redeeming kinsman, “The parcel of land which used to belong to our...

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