Author: ourCOG

Eisegesis (/ˌaɪsɪˈdʒiːsɪs/) is the process of interpreting text in such…

Those of us who to come to defend our faith apologetically please remember we must not practice eisegesis. Instead the proper practice of Bible interpretation should be done through exegesis; which is the opposite of what I see a lot of going on in the group. I come here as well to defend our faith Biblically; however I see a lot of one’s own opinions going into scripture without examining p... »

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If asked to justify their faith, some Christians point to…

If asked to justify their faith, some Christians point to…

If you haven’t read N.T Wright’s new book, Paul: A Biography, I would highly recommend it. It is a must read for anyone seeking to better understand the historical context surrounding his ministry and the interpersonal dynamics of the early church. Modern Christians don’t appreciate the bravery and boldness of Christ’s first apostles. They were clearly divinely inspired! If asked to justify their ... »

It’s a story of a farmer and his horse. …

It’s a story of a farmer and his horse.   One day his horse runs away. And his neighbor comes over and says, to commiserate, “I’m so sorry about your horse.” And the farmer says “Who Knows What’s Good or Bad?” The neighbor is confused because this is clearly terrible. The horse is the most valuable thing he owns. But the horse comes back the next day and he brings with him 12 feral horses. The n... »