What Does “Stumbling Block” Mean?

What does the Bible mean by the terms “stumbling block,” “offence,” and “scandal” (Matthew 18; Acts 15; Romans 14; 1 Corinthians 8; 1 John 2:10; Revelation 2:14; etc.)? The following excerpt is from James Durham’s A Treatise Concerning Scandal (pp. 4-17). James Durham’s rich and exhaustive treatise was last published by Naphtali Press in 1990,… Read More What Does “Stumbling Block” Mean?

Pollution of the Affections by Original Sin

Anthony Burgess Treatise on Original Sin Part 3, Chapter 5, Sections 9-19. “Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (Colossians 3:2). SECT. IX. The Pollution of the Affections in respect of the Conflict between the natural Conscience and Them. Again, the great and notorious pollution of the affections doth appear… Read More Pollution of the Affections by Original Sin