Tag Archives: deception

When Someone Claims God Will Make You Rich, or Happy …

The next time someone like Joel Osteen (author of Your Best Life Now) claims God just wants to make you happy, or healthy or rich and try to claim that is what the Bible promises, ask them why Paul writes … Continue reading

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Repost: Context, Context Context

Back in 2012, I wrote about the necessity of context to understand the Bible. The easiest way to be fleeced by bad teaching is when someone uses a part of a verse, or even a few Bible verses without regard … Continue reading

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Blog Anniversary Giveaway Number 1: Four Great Christian Resources

I promised giveaways this month and this one is extra special to celebrate four years of blogging. One lucky commenter will get a copy of The Truth War by John MacArthur, “Another Jesus” Calling by Warren Smith, Is That You … Continue reading

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Four.

Steak and a Bible turns four today. Now, for the big announcement before I get serious and sappy. Steak and a Bible finally has a Facebook page. If that’s a more convenient place for you to gather and respond to information (as … Continue reading

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A Must Listen Podcast for Everyone at Liberty University

Apparently Hillsong’s Brian Houston spoke at Liberty University convocation recently and encouraged students to have a dream. The problem is he completely distorted the story of Joseph in order to try to sell this idea as Biblical teaching.

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10 Reasons for Biblical Literacy

The Christian church today (as it always has been) is buffeted by false doctrines. This is no surprise, since the New Testament repeatedly warned us this would happen. But when I look at the problem and try to discern the … Continue reading

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Escaping Man’s Tradition: A Mini Review of ‘Plain Faith’

As I was reminded earlier this year as I read “One Way Love,” humans love to turn the truth of the gospel into a set of strict rules to live by instead. The Amish religion is just one example where … Continue reading

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