Leyendo la Biblia: qué hacer y qué no hacer

Hasta la fecha, veo mi vida hacia atrás y sin duda la lectura ha sido uno de los descubrimientos más agradables y gratificantes. Digo “descubrimiento” porque la lectura no era algo que me interesara fácilmente. Me tomó veinte años aprender que los libros pueden convertirse en buenos amigos. Estoy agradecido de que los libros cristianos […]

¿Cómo leo mi Biblia?

La lectura constante y regular de la Biblia es muy importante para los cristianos, porque al bendecir nuestra lectura, el Espíritu Santo profundiza nuestro conocimiento de Dios y de nosotros mismos. Este doble conocimiento es, como John Calvin comenzó su famoso Instituto de la Religión Cristiana, nuestra “sabiduría verdadera y sustancial”. Sin embargo, una cosa […]

“Iglesianismo” No es Cristianismo!

Hay un dicho que dice: “Ir a la iglesia no te convierte en un cristiano, así como pararte en un garaje no te convierte en un carro!” Crecer en una familia Cristiana me hizo ver que esto es cierto, y que hay un mundo de diferencias entre el “Iglesianismo” y el Cristianismo.  Distinguiendo el Iglesianismo […]

How Do I Read My Bible?

Regular Bible reading is important for Christians, for in blessing our reading the Holy Spirit deepens our knowledge of God and of ourselves. This twofold knowledge is, as John Calvin famously began his Institutes of the Christian Religion, our ‘true and substantial wisdom’. It is one thing, however, to heed God’s call to read His […]

Reading The Bible: Don’ts and Dos

As I look at my life to date, reading has certainly been one of its most pleasant and rewarding discoveries. I say ‘discovery’ because reading was not something that readily interested me. It took me the best part of twenty years to learn that books could be such friends. I am thankful that Christian books […]

“Churchianity” is Not Christianity

There’s a saying, “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian anymore than standing in a garage makes you a car!” Growing up in a Christian family I learned that this is true, and that there is a world of difference between “churchianity” and Christianity. Distinguishing “Churchianity” from Christianity My parents were able to teach […]

“Churchianity” Is not Christianity!

There’s a saying, “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian anymore than standing in a garage makes you a car!” Growing up in a Christian family I learned that this is true, and that there is a world of difference between “churchianity” and Christianity. Distinguishing “Churchianity” from Christianity My parents were able to teach […]

Reading The Bible: Don’ts and Dos

As I look at my life to date, reading has certainly been one of its most pleasant and rewarding discoveries. I say ‘discovery’ because reading was not something that readily interested me. It took me the best part of twenty years to learn that books could be such friends. I am thankful that Christian books […]

How Do I Read My Bible?

Regular Bible reading is important for Christians, for in blessing our reading the Holy Spirit deepens our knowledge of God and of ourselves. This twofold knowledge is, as John Calvin famously began his Institutes of the Christian Religion, our ‘true and substantial wisdom’. It is one thing, however, to heed God’s call to read His […]