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

I Have Never Known Forgiveness

AN EXPOSITION OF PHILEMON 1 Many years ago, I mentioned in a sermon, that I have never known what it is to be forgiven by someone I have offended.  By that, I meant that I have not been forgiven by anyone outside my family for an offense beyond a slight misunderstanding. I have never wanted… Continue reading I Have Never Known Forgiveness

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The Kind of Man God Wants

Many Christian men are inspired to engage in spiritual ministry by the words of the Lord to Isaiah the prophet asking, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” (Isaiah 6:8). The heart is touched and individuals rise up to say with Isaiah, “Here am I; send me.” In 1981, Dan Schutte read… Continue reading The Kind of Man God Wants

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How to Have Hope in a Hopeless Situation

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

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Echoes of Evil from the Garden of Eden

“Vice is a monster of so frightful mien As to be hated needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.” ― Alexander Pope According to the Houston-Chronicle, and the San Antonio Express-News, since 1998, about 380 Southern Baptist Church leaders and volunteers have… Continue reading Echoes of Evil from the Garden of Eden

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The Day Pharaoh Learned About Climate Change

GENESIS 41 Pharaoh’s First Dream Seven Fatted Cows and Seven Lean Cows: Genesis 41:1-4      1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. For two long years Joseph languished in a prison for a crime he did not commit.… Continue reading The Day Pharaoh Learned About Climate Change

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How to Enjoy the Presence of God

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