The Precedent for Literal Grammatical Historical Hermeneutics in Genesis

In order to arrive at a Scriptural approach for interpreting Scriptures, the interpretive method must be exegetically derived from within the Scriptural text. Otherwise, there can be no claim to hermeneutic certainty, because any externally derived interpretive method...

Biblical Counseling Series: The Reformed (Covenant) Approach Vs. The Dispensational Approach (Part Two)

In the last article, we examined the Reformed and Dispensational approaches to counseling. I noted although there were some similarities between the two theological systems, and there were also vast differences.The Reformed counselor observes problems, and solutions,...

Quick History of the Jewish Rulers During the New Testament Era

Jewish Rulers During the New Testament Era Herod the Great The Romans allowed natives of Palestine to rule under their authority. One of the most significant of these Jewish rulers was Herod the Great.[1] He was required to gain control of Palestine by force. With the...

Biblical Counseling Series: The Reformed (Covenant) Approach vs. The Dispensational Approach (Part One)

Dr. Luther Smith - www.theurbantheologiansite.wordpress.com/ During my time, counseling from a Biblical worldview, I have heard many people say something similar to this statement: "As long as a counselor is a Christian, and is using the word of God, what difference...

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Relevance: A Case Study

Relevance. Is God’s word relevant for today?  Has the Church become an irrelevant relic of the past, or does the Church of Jesus Christ (not of latter day saints) still have something to offer our current postmodern, post-Christian culture? There are many who believe...

Does Grace Allow Christians to Judge Others?

"Don't judge me!" In our age of tolerance, this statement has become a mantra used to stifle moral pronouncements and avoid responsibility for behavior. Some Christians might even say this to mean, "Don't tell me how to live; I'm under grace!" or accuse those who...