The Layman's Bible

Biblical Interpretation from Someone with no Training in Biblical Interpretation

God’s Ridiculous Power

When reading the Bible, especially the Old Testament, you run into a lot of negative stuff.  Most of the prophetic books are spent by the Lord issuing dire warnings and … Continue reading

October 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

It’s Time

Reading the Bible can often be difficult; we’re faced with hard to understand concepts and a whole lot of stuff that doesn’t seem to apply to our lives.  And, if … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Living as Followers of Christ

Alright, if you’re been following along with the recent articles on Jude you’ll know that false believers are a blight on the church.  So as good Christians we should drag … Continue reading

October 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Preparing Yourself

I recently watched a sermon where the pastor polled his listeners as to what they called people who weren’t Christians.  Non-Christians?  Unbelievers?  Heathens?  But then he noted that really, they’re … Continue reading

September 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Deadly Game

In Matthew 7:15-17 Jesus warns believers to watch out for false prophets: Watch out for false prophets.  They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves.  … Continue reading

September 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Scared Straight

Jude is a hard book to read.  This is especially true if you’re going cover-to-cover and have just left the friendly land of 1-3 John only to find yourself in … Continue reading

September 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Stern Warning

The book of Jude is not a fun book.  However, it does contain a very powerful defense of the faith.  Today we find ourselves jumping into this book, and the … Continue reading

August 18, 2018 · Leave a comment