Election: A Lovely Doctrine of God's Grace and Mercy Though many people emotionally hate and vigorously oppose the doctrine of election, it is a Biblical truth plainly set forth in Scripture. The doctrine of election is designed to encourage and comfort Christians. Their salvation, sanctification, and safety is certain. Jesus spoke of the elect. Jesus… Continue reading How Can a Person Know If they are Among the Elect of God?
Dear Disciple, It has come to my attention that many of you are upset that folks are taking My name out of the season. Maybe you have forgotten that I was not actually born during this time of the year and that it was some of your predecessors who decided to celebrate My birthday on… Continue reading A Christmas Letter from God
The Story of Silent Night Luke 2:8-20 “And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. 10 And the… Continue reading The Story of Silent Night
The Psalmist said, “We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old” (Ps. 44:1). Consider several important reasons why Christians should study the past in general, and Church history in particular. First, the past is a great stimulus to… Continue reading 9 Reasons Every Christian Should Study Church History
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTEW 8:16-17 16 When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: The Jewish Sabbath officially ended when two stars could be seen in the sky in the evening.… Continue reading The Healing of the Demon Possessed
“I am the LORD that healeth thee.” –Exodus 15:26 “Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases.”— Psalm 103:3 There are certain portions of Scripture which are challenging to understand. The latter part of Psalm 103:3 illustrates this truth. The first part of the text holds no concern, for it is a statement… Continue reading Jehovah Rapha—The God Who Heals
AN EXPOSITION OF JAMES 4:1-2 1 From whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? 2 Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye… Continue reading Why Do People Fight?