Things I’ve Learned From Elderly Saints

Things I've Learned From Elderly SaintsRobert Wurtz IIThe glory of young men is their strength, And the splendor of old men is their gray head. (Proverbs 20:29)It is sometimes hard to imagine that every elderly person that we come into contact with was young once. The unlocked wheels of time have a way of changing... Continue Reading →

From Neophyte To Devil

From Neophyte To DevilRobert Wurtz IINot a novice, lest being puffed up with pride he fall into the same condemnation as the devil (1 Timothy 3:6 NKJV).Paul is writing to Timothy in what are commonly known as the "pastoral" epistles. Perhaps a better description would be "leadership" (overseer) epistles. Nevertheless, in our passage above, Paul... Continue Reading →

Stones Folly and a Dangerous Mixture

Stones Folly and a Dangerous MixtureRobert Wurtz II...having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away! (2Timothy 3:5)Our passage is taken from a familiar context towards the end of Paul's last letter to Timothy. Here he gives a long list of sins similar to Romans 1:29-31, but adds this... Continue Reading →

Religio Licita (Approved Religion)

Religio Licita (Approved Religion)Robert Wurtz III know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. (Revelation 3:15)Religio licita is a Latin term used in ancient Christian writing to describe how Rome approved of Judaism within the Roman Empire- in contrast to Christianity that was effectively outlawed. Roman... Continue Reading →

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