We are destroying speculations & every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God,
and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.
2 Corinthians 10:5
There are countless books out there. Numerous books within Christianity, too. Which ones are we to soak up, glean from, recommend, and endorse? We have several reviews of popular books that might be helpful!
Book of Daniel
Written in the 6th century b.c., Daniel speaks of the contemporary kingdom of Babylon & prophesies of three future kingdoms & a final world kingdom. The three future kingdoms of Medo-Persia, Greece, & Rome were prophesied in great detail, and they came to pass. This shows us there is a God who knows the end from the beginning and is why we should want to study books like Daniel.
There have been six influential false movements in the church in the past fifty years. These movements are widespread & have taken a significant toll on the church.
We have provided several resources that might help you in your spiritual growth including creeds, confessions, articles, and other websites.
Book of Revelation
The Apostle John is given revelation of God’s future through various symbols. Jesus is shown as Lord of His church, reigning king, & judge. Those who know Christ will share in a new heaven & new earth forever. Those who don’t know Christ & reject Him will be in eternal agony in the lake of fire. There is blessing for those who pay attention to Revelation.
The Bible warns of significant events that will usher in the end of the age. To be forewarned is to be forearmed. Although there will be troubles, we have hope as we look forward to God’s kingdom.
Orrel Steinkamp is author of The Plumbline newsletter. He reveals the unbiblical nature of certain teachings and practices in hopes to turn hearts back to authentic biblical Christianity. We feature those newsletters here!
Deception in Church
Unfortunately, there have been false teachers/shepherds within the visible church from its very inception. We are warned of their teachings & tactics throughout the New Testament. Our protection from them is God giving us His truth and us standing firmly on that truth and guarding it. Learn more about those various deceptive teachings here.
Salvation in Christ means being conformed to His image. These articles are on the joy and cost of knowing and following Christ.
The Chronology of Daniel
The book of Daniel is not in chronological order. Here is a timeline of known dates and events to assist you in studying the book. The actual chronology is chapters 1-4,7,8,5,6, 9-12
Review: The Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Have you considered the message of The Jesus Storybook Bible? This review explains that it is actually an unbiblical view of God the Father and the nature of the fall.
Review: The Circle-Maker by Mark Batterson
The Circle-Maker by Mark Batterson presents a legend as a sacred symbol for Christians to emulate. But is it biblical? This book review explains.
Is Revelation in Chronological Order?
Revelation is more of a montage. Some of the chapters are in chronological order, but many overlap each other. Our charts give a visual explanation of this.
What Is Spiritual Formation and Is It Biblical?
Spiritual formation can be confused with sanctification. So, what exactly is it? What is the underlying theology of spiritual formation? We navigate these questions in this article.
The Main Message of Daniel
Parallel themes in Daniel show the main message: God is sovereign over all & works all things together for the good of His people & establishment of His Kingdom.
An Unwavering Stance on the Truth of God’s Word
The standard for Christianity is pure and sound biblical doctrine. If that standard is compromised at all, muddled thinking and false teaching inevitably become the new norm.
Currently, there are popular themes within the evangelical circle that are not, generally speaking, truly lining up with what God says in His Word. For example, ‘hearing God’s voice,’ ‘experiencing God,’ & ‘telling your story’ are a few of the topics on trend.
Resolute is a book written to examine such topics according to Scripture. With careful consideration, we must conclude if current mainstream evangelicalism has submitted to negotiated ways. We must also determine if Christians should care when others are immersed in teachings not actually found in God’s Word. Even further, is it possible there is a growing apostasy within the visible church?
Consider these things by reading the book, Resolute. Get your copy today!