Jesus taught people to pray to God as Father. “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread.” (Matt. 6:9) The Christian feels privileged to…… Continue reading Islam and the Fatherhood of God
“And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more” (Isa. 2:4). In 1944, Sgt. Frank K. Turman was serving in the Netherlands East…… Continue reading Dear Yank: A Memorial Day Message
Because there are between five to seven million Muslims living in America, it is important to understand Islam. Islam should not be reduced to simplicity as a violent religion, and dismissed. While Islam obviously promotes violence, not all Muslim embrace that facet of the religion. Supporters of Islam would point out that it has a…… Continue reading The Crescent Challenges the Cross
AN EXPOSITION OF RUTH 1:1-22 1 Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem Judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. The story of Ruth is one of…… Continue reading Becoming Bitter or Better
It was a sweet moment. An elderly couple was attending the business meeting in a local church. They were there as faithful congregates in support of the work of the ministry. They were there to be voted on as new members. When the time came for voting on receiving the couple as members, the lady…… Continue reading Should There Be Voting in the Church?