One of the things I enjoy about reading the Bible is how real the characters are. With the exception of Daniel and Jesus, we read stories of men and women who were seriously flawed but were used by God to bring about his will for humanity.
This post is a review of the book, From God to Us by Geisler and Nix. A work that should be on the shelves of any serious Bible student.
Jesus produces a series of contrasts that he uses to show us that external obedience is not enough to please God, he also wants our hearts to be right.
Preaching which provides information without pushing for transformation does not build the church. In this post we identify why true preaching calls us into deeper relationship.