Day 187: Damn Heresy 1:1-10 The issue in our previous reading from Acts 15 was the nature and integrity of the gospel. In Galatians chapter 1 we are confronted with the same challenge. The Galatians heard and embraced an anti-gospel message that masqueraded as the gospel. Like some more modern cults, some of the surface descriptions echoed Christian … More Day 187: Damn Heresy

Day 183: Faith alone – not faith that is alone

James 2:14-26 (AD 48) Martin Luther, for many the figurehead of the Reformation, was not the biggest fan of this letter. Today’s passage was a key reason. Luther said, “The epistle of James gives us much trouble, for the Papists embrace it alone and leave out all the rest…Accordingly, if they will not admit my … More Day 183: Faith alone – not faith that is alone

Day 182: Favouritism

James 2:1-13 (AD 48) Have you ever been a victim of favouritism? It’s hard to imagine that everyone hasn’t, at some point, been on the receiving end. And it’s equally hard to imagine that we haven’t all at some point been the perpetrators of it. James wrote to a poor Christian community. Society was more … More Day 182: Favouritism