Day 192: The Damnable Magnet of False Religion

Galatians 4:1-20 (AD 48) Before Jesus came to earth, God made hundreds of promises over hundreds of years, about the Messiah who would come to save his people. The people’s trust and love, evidenced by obedience, brought prosperity to the Jewish people in the Promised Land. However, it all rested on a promise. Countless people … More Day 192: The Damnable Magnet of False Religion

Day 187: Damn Heresy

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Galatians+1%3A1-10&version=NIVGalatians 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