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
“And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you” (Eph. 4:32). Several years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case of monumental significance. The Supreme Court agreed to review a Missouri law in the case of Webster v. Reproductive Health Services. Although few… Continue reading The Day an Aborted Child Did This
“He teacheth my hands to war; so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms.”--2 Samuel 22:35 Over the centuries most conservative Christian theologians have taught that the existence of a military force can be justified if certain factors are involved. Augustine developed a specific list of reasons to justify warfare in particular,… Continue reading A Soldier for the Sovereign
This is Shared as a True Story Attributed to the Leader of a Prison Ministry, Rick Mathes I attended my annual training session that's required for maintaining my state prison security clearance. During the training session there was a presentation by three speakers representing the Roman Catholic, Protestant and Muslim faiths, who explained each of their… Continue reading Life, or Death? Allah, or Jesus?
A Daughter’s Concern about Women Pastors As the world deliberately encroaches on the Church by insisting on political correctness, and cultural change of its own making, conservative Christians are perplexed as to what should be done. Wanting to be loving and longsuffering, yet faithful to the clear teaching of Holy Scripture, sensitive souls are in… Continue reading A Daughter’s Concern