Category: Bibliology

RICK WARREN ON OPRAH’S LIFECLASS SUNDAY: WINNING THE HAND YOU’RE DEALT »

Back in October in Rick Warren, Joel Osteen To Appear On Oprah’s “Lifeclass” here at Apprising Ministries I pointed you to Erin Benziger, associate editor at AM’s sister ministry Christian Research Network. She informed us that Robert Schueller disciples of human potential teaching Joel Osteen and Rick Warren would be joining Oprah Winfrey: The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) is inviting Facebook fans and others to “join the virtual audience” […]

SCRIPTURE PRECEDED THE CHURCH »

If the doctrine of the apostles and the prophets is the foundation of the church, the former must have had its certainty before the latter began to exist… For if the Christian church was founded at first on the writings of the prophets, and the preaching of the apostles, that doctrine, wheresoever it may be […]

SOLA SCRIPTURA AND THE EARLY CHURCH »

The Reformation was responsible for restoring to the Church the principle of sola Scriptura, a principle which had been operative within the Church from the very beginning of the post apostolic age. Initially the apostles taught orally but with the close of the apostolic age all special revelation that God wanted preserved for man was […]

PROPER BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION »

Now the task of hermeneutics is to realize, first of all, that there is a God given meaning in Scripture, apart from you or me or anybody else.  Scripture means something if means nothing to me, understood? It means something if it means nothing to you.  It means something if it means nothing to anybody.  […]

JOHN MACARTHUR ON SOLA SCRIPTURA »

First, it is necessary to understand what sola Scriptura does and does not assert. The Reformation principle of sola Scriptura has to do with the sufficiency of Scripture as our supreme authority in all spiritual matters. Sola Scriptura simply means that all truth necessary for our salvation and spiritual life is taught either explicitly or implicitly in […]

THE GAME: "WHAT DOES THIS BIBLE VERSE MEAN TO YOU?" »

JOHN MACARTHUR: BIBLICAL AUTHORITY AGAINST LIES »

EMERGING WRONG VIEW OF THE BIBLE »

For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools. (Romans 1:21-22, NASB) Evangelicalism Cutting Loose The Anchor Of God’s Word The quote following below concerning the authority of the Bible comes […]

DR. JOHN BATTLE: THE BIBLE CLAIMS VERBAL INSPIRATION »

Verbal inspiration means that the process of inspiration applies to the very words used in the biblical books. It does not mean that God mechanically dictated the words of the Bible, but that those words express the thoughts that God intended, and, being correctly interpreted, are free from errors of fact, doctrine, or judgment. The […]

THE GREATEST EXPERT ON THE SCRIPTURES AND HIS VIEW OF THE BIBLE »

It’s important you understand that mainstream evangelicalism continues moving further away from the certainty of Sola Scriptura in favor of highly subjective Contemplative Spirituality/Mysticism (CSM). As you’ll see in Disciplines To Deception In Southern Baptist Convention entire state SBC conventions e.g. North Carolina are openly using teachings from Living Spiritual Teacher and Quaker mystic Richard Foster. Under under Discipleship Resources of the State Board of […]

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