“Some people have a true testimony to share. Others only have an exaggerated ‘braggamony’ to declare.”—Stanford E. Murrell “And he said, All these have I kept from my youth up” (Luke 18:21). No one likes to be thought badly about. Most of us hold dearly to our reputations, well deserved or not. Of course, in… Continue reading The “Braggmony” of a Rich Young Peacock
“And again he entered into Capernaum, after some days; and it was noised that he was in the house. 2 And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them. 3 And they come unto… Continue reading Why the Bible Can Be Trusted
For many years I was curious as to why a person reared as a conservative Calvinist, would become a theological Arminian. For those who are not familiar with those terms, a Calvinist is a Christian influenced by the teaching of the French religious theologian, John Calvin (July 10, 1509 – May 27, 1564), one of… Continue reading God’s Free Love and Free Grace, Not Free Will
How Does a Person Move from Unbelief to Belief? S. Lewis Johnson “And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. 2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the… Continue reading Welcome to the Family of God
One of the most popular stories in the Bible involves a coat of many colors which Jacob was said to give to the son of his old age, Joseph. The best that can be said is that Biblical and Hebrew scholars are divided on the garment in question. Uncertainty reigns. The English text of Genesis… Continue reading Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors
Our general topic is how to enjoy the presence of our Great God and King, and His Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Many are the views which advocate the best way to enter into the Lord’s presence. That we should draw near to God is the clear command of Holy Scripture, and the natural inclination… Continue reading How to Enjoy the Presence of God
Weekly Communion in the Early Church ““For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread: 24 And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken… Continue reading How Often is Often?