Author: Mike Boling

Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 11-17 Jun 2017

Apologetics Justin Buzzard – Create a Plan to Date Your Wife “Husbands who learn to be intentional with their marriage, just as they are in other domains of life, can be used of God to bring fresh flourishing to their one-flesh union.” Paul Tripp – Why Are Stories In The Bible? “To believe that God is Creator is to believe that your life does not belong to you but to him – that he owns every one of us, and that we only ever live properly when we live in submission to him and inside of the boundaries of...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 4-10 Jun 2017

Apologetics Tom Ascol – Give Them Law and Gospel “What God requires in His law, He provides in His gospel. That is the message of the Bible and it is what everyone needs to hear and believe. The earlier children are taught this the better off they will be. God’s truth is a powerful instrument in the hands of His Spirit. By it the Spirit brings conviction through God’s commandments and salvation through His Son.” Jaquelle Crowe – Ashamed of My Body: Six Truths for Struggling Teens “Following Christ does not exempt teens from body shame. I wish. I...

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Sound Doctrine and True Contentment

1 Timothy 6:3-10, “If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness, he is puffed up with conceit and understands nothing. He has an unhealthy craving for controversy and for quarrels about words, which produce envy, dissension, slander, evil suspicions, and constant friction among people who are depraved in mind and deprived of the truth, imagining that godliness is a means of gain. But godliness with contentment is great gain, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out...

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Weekly Dose of Apologetics – 28 May – 3 Jun 2017

Apologetics Dan Fisher- An Impersonal Creator: Understanding Deism “Like all other religious/philosophical persuasions, there is a core conviction that drives deists to believe what they believe. In the final analysis, their rejection of divine revelation appears to be propelled by a deep desire to avoid any possibility of the unpleasant prospect of having their reason “shocked” by a faith-based religion. Essentially, deists adamantly refuse to embrace anything that offends human reason.” K. Scott Oliphint – The Divine Design of Salvation “We have to recognize who God is, not what we might want him to be. We must know him...

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The Role of the Servant in Giving Honor to Their Master

1 Timothy 6:1-2, “Let all who are under a yoke as bondservants regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled.  Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they are brothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by their good service are believers and beloved. Teach and urge these things.” There are a number of Scriptures that speak of slaves and servants. These passages present in a very matter of fact manner the existence of slaves,...

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