Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church, Church history, Death & Dying

Barabbas: Christ Died for Me

Mark 15 1 And straightway in the morning the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him to Pilate. 2 And Pilate asked him, Art thou the King of the Jews? And he answering said unto him, Thou sayest… Continue reading Barabbas: Christ Died for Me

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, End Times Issues, Faith, Salvation & Justification, Theology, Worship

The Biblical Basis for House Churches

Several times a year I receive an update from Bro. Sergey, a good and godly man I had the privilege of meeting and preaching with while ministering in Siberia several years ago. I thought of the work he is doing in house churches while the Notre Dame Cathedral was still smoldering from the terrible fire… Continue reading The Biblical Basis for House Churches

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, Roman Catholicism, Sin & Repentance, Theology, World Religions, Worship

Notre Dame in Flames

When the disciples of Jesus placed an undue emphasis on the glory of Herod’s Temple, a beautiful building, “Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down” (Matt. 24:2). God is a jealous… Continue reading Notre Dame in Flames

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Christian Living, Church history, Faith, Sin & Repentance, Theology

Three Great Covenants of God

Covenant of Works * Covenant of Grace * Covenant of Redemption In the New Testament the word translated most often “covenant” is diatheke, which is not the usual Greek word for covenant. The normal word is suntheke. The question arises as to why the usage of diatheke. Though diatheke includes the idea of a contract,… Continue reading Three Great Covenants of God

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society

Always the Enemy

“But if you bite and devour one another, beware lest you be consumed by one another!” (Gal. 5:15 NKJV). The following narrative from Christian History Institute about the Hutu and the Tutsi in Rwanda during the 1990’s, reveals the dark side of Christianity. Christians hating Christians. Christians killing Christians. Christians worshiping together, and the rising… Continue reading Always the Enemy

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society

Meditation: One of the Sweetest Delights of the Soul

"And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. 31 And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much… Continue reading Meditation: One of the Sweetest Delights of the Soul

Apologetics, Church history, Culture & Society, Lying

A Maker of Many “Gods”

Joseph Smith Jr. December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844 Despite its deceptive attempt to pass as a Christian institution, the truth is that Mormon theology is contrary to historic Christian faith on every major point of orthodoxy. This is not surprising since Smith insisted that all contemporary churches had “turned aside from the gospel.”… Continue reading A Maker of Many “Gods”