Author Archives: David Huffstutler

Are You Pugnacious?

By | July 1, 2023

Not many use the term pugnacious today. Looking at just the word itself, if I didn’t know any better, I’d guess it referred to possessing a tenacious love for the dog breed pug (pug + tenacious = pugnacious). Apart from my own nonsense, pugnacious is indeed a biblical term. “Pugnacious” is the NASB’s translation of… Read More »

Can I Get a Witness?

By | April 20, 2023

Does the Bible allow us to appeal to others to affirm the truthfulness of our words? Can we ask for a witness when our reputation is on the line? We know that witnesses can be used to verify sin (Matt 18:16; 2 Cor 13:1; 1 Tim 5:19; cf. Deut 19:15–21), but what about righteousness instead?… Read More »

A Devotional Note – 4/7/23

By | April 7, 2023

From my personal Bible reading today (I currently use a Reformation Heritage Study Bible KJV): Proverbs 24:17–18 (KJV): 17 Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: 18 Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him. I see… Read More »

Suffering Unjustly Like Jesus

By | March 29, 2023

In speaking to servants in 1 Peter 2:18–25, Peter says much to everyone about suffering unjustly. Specifically, servants are to be subject and respectful toward their masters and even to the ones who treat them unjustly (1 Pet 2:18, 20). Generally, whether one has an earthly master or not, every Christian should respect all people,… Read More »