A GREAT MYSTERY The Koran is filled with passages declaring that God is One God, alone. Therefore, they cannot conceive of God being One in essence but three in persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Muslims believe that the gift of Islam is the gift to the world of pure monotheism. On this point, the…… Continue reading Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity
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
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?