TruthTalks: Apostates in the News

A dictionary definition of Apostasy is ‘an act of refusing to continue to follow, obey, or recognize a religious faith’ and I will leave it to those who know Hillsong’s Marty Sampson and his circumstances to determine the extent of his ‘falling away’. In this TruthTalk, Dr Christopher Peppler deals with certain aspects of

Apostates in the News

Of late there have been several apostates in the news. Most recently, two fairly well known ‘Christians’ proudly declared that they had renounced their Faith. One of them was Hillsong’s Marty Sampson who recently announced on Instagram, “I’m genuinely losing my faith.” Christianity Today  has reported on his apparent apostasy, so I won’t attempt to

TruthTalks Sermon: If Your Brother Wrongs You

Last Sunday I preached a sermon, ‘If Your Brother Wrongs You’, from Matthew 18:15-35. This passage records how the Lord Jesus set out the perfect process for conflict resolution among His disciples. Just click on the “play” icon below to listen to the sermon. You can also follow along using the sermon notes that

TruthTalks: Jesus gave full meaning to the Law of Moses

In His great Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave full meaning to the Law of Moses. In doing this, He exercised His divine prerogative of interpreting scripture by explaining how to properly understand the Old Testament Law. In this TruthTalks podcast, Dr Christopher Peppler addresses the issue of Jesus, the interpreter of the Bible.

Jesus gave full meaning to the Law of Moses

In His great Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave full meaning to the Law of Moses. In doing this, He exercised His divine prerogative of interpreting scripture by explaining how to properly understand the Old Testament Law. Many people struggle to accept the truth that God is Jesus. Most believers have difficulty accepting that

TruthTalks: Sabbath Sticks, Stones, and Sacraments

Dealing with things like the Sabbath, Sticks, Stones, and Sacraments through the Jesus Perspective. This TruthTalks podcast is based on THIS post and deals with two troublesome passages of scripture by looking at them from the perspective of what Jesus taught. Dr Christopher Peppler talks on the incident of the man stoned to death

Sabbath Sticks, Stones, and Sacraments

The words Sabbath Sticks, Stones, and Sacraments sound strange as a title for an article, but let me explain. The Old Testament contains the disturbing story of a man stoned to death for picking up sticks on the Sabbath. A millennium and a half later the Lord Jesus addressed the matter of Sabbath Law violations

TruthTalks: Gateways That go Nowhere

What happens when we take a Bible verse completely out of context? We get Gateways that go nowhere! We also get someone else’s philosophy thrust onto us, often convincing, but always based on a verse pulled from the Bible and used to communicate the author’s agenda. But how do we know if what we

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