Answering “Why?” – Table of Contents

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  1. Opening
  2. Indulge Me
  3. Self-Imposed Non-Compete
  4. My Heritage
  5. Intellectual Considerations
  6. Learn the Truth
  7. Comport to God’s Truth
  8. Live the Truth
  9. I Want To Believe
  10. My Endeavor
  11. Scope and Direction

From Seeking to Resolution
  1. Memories Beget Glory Days
  2. Seeking Begat Finding
  3. Finding Begat Caution
  4. Caution Begat Rejection
  5. Rejection Begat Pain
  6. Pain Begat Fear
  7. Fear Begat Apathy
  8. Resolution Dissolves Apathy

Ancient Church History
  1. Introduction
  2. The Upper Room
  3. The Day of Pentecost
  4. Peter, Stephen and Daily Life
  5. Saul (Paul) and Daily Life
  6. Saul Defending Himself and His Ministry
  7. Miracles, Signs and Wonders
  8. Conclusion

Ancient Church Theology – Part 1
  1. Review
  2. Introduction
  3. The Devout Man, Cornelius
  4. The Jerusalem Council, Introduced
  5. The Council
  6. Theological Tension
  7. The Council’s Decision
  8. The Council’s Decision Confirmed
  9. The Apostle to the Gentiles, Saul

Ancient Church Theology – Part 2
The Apostle to the Gentiles, Saul
  Jeo-Centric Theology
The Epistle to the Romans
  Chapter One
  Chapter Two
  Chapter Three
  Chapter Four
  Chapter Five
  Chapter Six
  Chapter Seven
  Chapter Eight
  Chapter Nine
  Chapter Ten
  Chapter Eleven
  Chapter Twelve
  Chapter Thirteen
  Chapter Fourteen
  Chapter Fifteen
  Chapter Sixteen
Ancient Church Theology, Conclusion

Comparative Theology
  1. Introduction
  2. Olive Tree/Branch vs. Replacement
  3. Continuation vs. Cessation
  4. Covenant vs. Dispensational
  5. Conclusion

Communion and Comprehensive Context
  1. Introduction
  2. Communion as I Was Taught
  3. Communion and My Observations
  4. What Is Comprehensive Context?
  5. Narrative Context
      Author and Audience
      Author and Audience Applied
  6. Literary Context: The Gospel as Literature
  7. Historical and Ritualistic Contexts
  8. Partial Comprehensive Context Summary
  9. Theological Context
  10. Linguistic Context
    Linguistics: Breaking Bread
    The Word “Bread”
    The Act of Breaking Bread
      Luke 22.19
      Luke 24.30, Luke 24.35
      Vol.1 Influences Vol.2
      Acts 2.42, Acts 2.46
      Acts 27.35
      Acts 20.7, Acts 20.11
  11. Conclusion
    Time Markers, and Building Context
    The Scriptures
    Observance Frequency

Considering Fellowship
  1. Opening
  2. Definitions
  3. Non-Creedal Fellowships
  4. A Non-Creedal Creedal Fellowship?
  5. Creedal Fellowships Divide
  6. My First Rebuttal Addressing: Without Bible verses what do you have?
  7. My Second Rebuttal Addressing: Emphasizing verses is good.
  8. My Third Rebuttal Addressing: Salvation is not of private opinion, but doctrine.
  9. My Fourth Rebuttal Addr: The Bible is God’s Word and righteousness cannot be misinterpreted.
  10. My Fifth Rebuttal Addressing: The Bible tells us not to be unequally yoked.
  11. My Sixth Rebuttal Addressing: But Ray!
  12. Closing
  13. Endnotes

Closing Considerations and Conclusions
  1. Introduction
  2. Wisdom and Interpretation
  3. NT Use of OT
  4. Worship Organization
  5. Bible Development
  6. Conclusions
  7. Recommendation