TruthTalks: Prophecy

  I recently presented an overview of the ‘gift’ of prophecy and I am sharing it here on Truth is The Word. Part One is just under an hour long and covers seven common questions: What is prophecy? What forms does

TruthTalks: The Bloodthirsty Warrior God of the Bible

We just cannot avoid the fact that parts of the Old Testament depict God as a bloodthirsty warrior. As a continuation of last weeks post on the God of the Old Testament, Dr. Christopher Peppler goes into more detail in this audio file. In the Q & A session, we mostly discuss this statement:

TruthTalks (Sermons): Connecting the dots

People who doubt the authenticity of the Old Testament or the divinity of Jesus should listen to this message. The Lord Jesus connects the dots between His life and key Old Testament events. By doing this He is in effect saying, “Yes, it is true, and I AM the one who did it!”

Connecting the dots

The expression, ‘Connecting the dots’ has become quite popular in South Africa as a way of suggesting areas of corruption without actually being explicit. However, in this article, I want to use the expression very explicitly to connect the dots between the Old and New Testaments. Jesus is of course the dot-connector in chief, but

TruthTalk: Andy Stanley – Unhitched, Unhinged, or Misunderstood

Should we be concerned when Andy Stanley, the leader of the biggest church in the USA, says that it is time for us to ‘unhitch’ from the Old Testament? Is he unhitched from truth, unhinged, or just misunderstood? This TruthTalk seeks to answer these questions and explores the relevance of the Old Testament and

Andy Stanley: Unhitched, Unhinged, or Misunderstood?

  In this article, I respond to a challenge to comment on Andy Stanley’s ‘Aftermath’ series of sermons. I recently wrote an article about the five preliminary questions we need to answer before censuring a preacher. As an example, I used the recent flood of criticisms aimed at Andy Stanley’s contention that it

TruthTalks: When opposites actually aren’t

Could it be that Legalism and Licence or Free Will and Divine Determinism are not as different as they first appear? This TruthTalk explores the fascinating idea that many apparent polar opposites are essentially similar when viewed from a different perspective. If you would like to read the article this is

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