When we compare the four gospels to one another, something becomes obvious immediately: they’re really different! However, this shouldn’t come as a surprise: Our spouse, children, and grandchildren, neighbors, and co-workers all have a different relationship with us, and this impacts their perspective about us. The same can be said about the relationship between Jesus and His earliest disciples, four of whom became the writers of the gospels in our Bible. The unique relationships with, and therefore perspectives on, this most important Life ever lived in turn impacted the stories each told. In God’s infinite wisdom, He then saw that it was important that we have the benefit of four witnesses, not just one.
In the final session of the year, Dr. Nunnally guides a discussion of the Christmas story and the elements of the story that are not based on scriptural reference. Are these “extra-biblical” additions critical for faith? Buckle in. You may discover some unexpected problems with some of the Christmas narratives that we’ve all come to accept as “gospel.” Today, on Faithbuilders.
Today we conclude our four-part discussion on military service, self-defense and peace-keeping. The specific language in Holy scripture challenges our self-inflicted confusion on what is otherwise a carefully defined … God-perspective. Today … on Faithbuilders.
What does the Bible say about military service, peace-keeping, and self-defense? Most of us have opinions on these matters, but it’s wise to examine Holy Scripture and run an index on God’s perspective. We begin the third part of our discussion on these issues today … on Faithbuilders.
What does the Bible say about military service, peace-keeping, and self-defense? This week, we continue our discussion of a seldom discussed topic. It’s always wise to examine Holy Scripture and run an index on God’s perspective–especially the obligation to defend and protect. Dr. Nunnally continues his examination of these issues today … on Faithbuilders.