Monthly Archives: May 2016

Good Things and Bad Things

“If the liberals tend to emphasize the Bible’s humanity at the expense of its divinity, the conservatives often emphasize the Bible’s divinity at the expense of its humanity.” How can Pastor Hamilton say this? What is the meaning of this … Continue reading

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High vs. Low

In a previous post, I discussed the schism between the higher critic and the lower critic. You may wonder why Adam Hamilton wants to focus on such a topic in his book Seeing Gray in a World of Black and … Continue reading

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The Fundamentalist Position

In Pastor Adam Hamilton’s book Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White, he deals with differences in opinion. One of the basic differences in our Christian faith is how we feel about the Bible. In an earlier post, … Continue reading

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A Little Reduction…

I will be in a place for about 12 days where I won’t have easy access to the internet.  Over the next days, I will post 4 times with the help of a very good friend.  The posts will be … Continue reading

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“Higher Criticism” of The Bible

It all started in my sophomore year in college. Here is a great reason for you never to send your kid away to school.  He or she could take an innocuous class like “The English Language” which has a unit … Continue reading

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Warring Over the Bible

“All in God’s timing.” “God has perfect timing; never early, never late.” “Learn to wait on God’s Timing.” “Trust in God’s Timing” Type “God’s timing” into your browser and search for images and you will see a lot of posters … Continue reading

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The Balance; Heart and Head…

In the chapter entitled “Being Pentecostal without Losing Your Mind,” Pastor Hamilton sets up two ideas that some see as opposed: a concern for the heart and a concern for the head. Said another way, emotion and intellect.  For the … Continue reading

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