New Sermon: “Loving the Law of God”

HERE is today’s sermon, which covered Exodus 20:2 and what the Law of God is and is not. The four major points discussed; 1) The Law of God is gracious 2) The Law is descriptive of the character of God 3) The Law is an ANE Law Code and not a Western law code. 4)…

Exegesis of Philippians 2:5-11 (Verses 8-9)

Philippians 2:8 Verse 8 begins with a reiteration of Paul’s previous statement about the incarnation; “Being found in appearance as a man” (Phil. 2:8a, NASB, emphasis added).[9]  Paul, a faithful Jew, seemingly uses a form of parallelism to stress the essential point of Jesus’ “self addition” of humanity; thus qualifying further his use of morphe…

Exegesis of Philippians 2:5-11 (Verse 7)

Philippians 2:7 The apostle goes on to explain the nature of true and absolute humility when he qualifies Jesus’ “form” and forfeited “equality” in verse 7 when he states; “but emptied Himself, taking the form of a bond-servant, and being made in the likeness of men” (NASB). The word “emptied” (κενόω > kenow) in verse…

Exegesis of Philippians 2:5-11 (Verse 6)

Philippians 2:6      Verse 6, which begins with a “relative clause” proclaims; “who, although He existed in the form of God, did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped” (NASB). Paul begins verse 6 via a discussion of the Son’s “existence,” though it is better contextually to view Paul’s words as “preexistence.”…

Harold Camping Back In The News

Last year, I was quick to jump on the failed prophecies of Harold Camping, (rightly) criticizing him for his many failed attempts to predict the return of the Lord Jesus. Because I was quick to jump on Camping during his time of false teachings, I equally wanted to address this article, where, Mr. Camping admits the…