A blog reader sent in a question about anointing with oil for healing. I thought that maybe this is a question other blog readers have, and so decided to post my answer here. Do you anoint with oil for healing? What does James 5:14 actually mean?
I don’t think Jesus was saying in Mark 7:10 that children should be put to death if they fail to take care of their parents. He doesn’t seem to be quoting that particular law from Exodus 21:17 favorably.
In this post, I list the 10 questions Walter Kaiser addresses in his new book, and summarize his answers. I then provide my own input on what I thought about his answers. (Spoiler Alert: I was not fond of most of his answers.) Ultimately, I do not recommend his book.
A reader sent in a question asking if Jesus was really the friend of sinners or not. He had heard that Jesus was not actually the friend of sinners, but had only been accused of this by the religious Pharisees so they could discredit Him and His teaching.
This post looks at several reasons why Jesus WAS the friend of sinners, and why we should be the friend of sinners also.