Be Careful Giving God ALL the Credit

Many well-intended Christians struggle to find the right words to say to one who is hurting. They see their brother or sister-in-Christ dealing with grief and they feel compelled to reach out. However, in an effort to provide comfort and encouragement they sometimes create…

Will God Never Give You More Than You Can Handle?

There are certain phrases that have seeped into our consciousness. Trite little sayings. Pithy clichés that have been repeated with such regularity that we just assume they are true, even Biblical. Cleanliness is next to Godliness, This too shall pass, and The eye is a…

The Most Misinterpreted Verse in the Bible?

We see it on bumper stickers, inspirational posters, and graduation cards. We see it embroidered on pillows or tattooed on a person’s body. It’s the words of the Lord as spoken through the prophet Jeremiah and it reads, “‘For I know the plans that…

My Problem with the Phrase, “Everything Happens for a Reason”

Many well-intended Christians struggle to find the right words to say to one who is hurting. They see their brother or sister-in-Christ dealing with grief and they feel compelled to reach out. However, in an effort to provide comfort and encouragement they sometimes create…

What’s the Deal with Predestination?

It was Reformation Leader John Calvin back in the 1500’s who really promoted the idea that God had an elect group of people who would be saved, and the rest would be left to suffer condemnation. This theory is known as predestination, and in…

“HE WHO IS WITHOUT SIN…” IT DOESN’T MEAN THAT!

  I have found a surefire way to get non-Christians to quote the Bible. All I do is pick a controversial issue within society. I then declare it to be wrong or sinful, and people who can’t even distinguish Genesis from Revelation are quick…

SUNDAY PREVIEW: The “Superhero Verse”

I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME! You want that new job? Jesus will help you get it. You want to make more money? Put your faith in Christ. You want to be a Hall of Fame athlete? Get Jesus on…

Twisted Scripture Promo Video

Share This:

The Superhero Verse

Perhaps no other verse better exemplifies the practice of plucking a verse out of context and making it represent one’s agenda than Philippians 4:13. We see this verse on basketball and baseball jerseys. You see it on coffee mugs and throw pillows and cellphone…