“Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme: 29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation” (Mark 3:28-29). If blaspheming the Holy Spirit is an unforgivable sin, if blaspheming… Continue reading What is the Sin that Can Never be Forgiven?
The Early Years in the Service of the Savior AN EXPOSITION OF MARK 1:19, 20 “And when he had gone a little further thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets. 20 And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee… Continue reading How to Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus
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
The Democrat Party Voted to Kill Babies “The infant would be delivered,” Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia said, explaining a hypothetical case in which a woman in labor wanted an abortion. “The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion… Continue reading Infanticide Embraced by the Democratic Party
“Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.” –Matthew 17:21 There are many descriptions and names given to the internal conflict in the soul of the Christian that longs to be free from repetitive behavior that brings sorrow and shame to self and others. The Puritans referred to the internal conflict in… Continue reading For Those Seeking Victory Over Sin, Do This
What Sustained Joseph During the Darkest Days of His Life “And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him. 16 And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he… Continue reading How to Have Hope in a Hopeless Situation
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 9:1-8 1 And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. When Jesus came to His own city, He came to Capernaum. Bethlehem bore Jesus. Nazareth nurtured Him. Capernaum, on the Sea of Galilee, was glorified by Him as a continuous inhabitant. In… Continue reading A Good Reason to be Happy