Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church history, Culture & Society, God's Law, Politics, Sin & Repentance

A Message of Judgement and Hope

c. 763 BC Of all the prophets, Amos emerges as a leading voice on behalf of the poor, the oppressed, and the downtrodden. Amos longed for righteousness to be found in the land. His concern for justice touches the heart, for his message goes beyond criminal justice to demand that government be sensitive to the… Continue reading A Message of Judgement and Hope

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Culture & Society, Faith, God's Law, Sin & Repentance

Understanding A Repenting Heart

“Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?”- 2 Corinthians 13:5  “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” - Jeremiah 17:9 Christian theology rests on several basic… Continue reading Understanding A Repenting Heart

End Times Issues, God's Law, Prophecy

God’s Word to America, Part 2: Remember the Amorites

Remember the Amorites and the Saturation of Sin in a Nation: “For the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.” (Gen. 15:16) In the midst of this cultural madness there is some good news. The sovereign rule of the nations has been placed in the nail pierced hands of Jesus Christ. He is called… Continue reading God’s Word to America, Part 2: Remember the Amorites

Christian Living, Church history, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Moses and Christ

The transition from Genesis to Exodus turns on the lives of two important individuals. The first was a man who began as a shepherd and became a prince. His name, Joseph. The second tells the story of a prince who became a shepherd. His name, Moses. The latter part of the book of Genesis gives… Continue reading Moses and Christ

Death & Dying, End Times Issues, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Annihilation: The Ultimate Hope of Unrepentant Souls

A prominent Liberal theologian once quipped that he did not concern himself with the furniture of heaven, or the temperature of hell. Perhaps he should. Perhaps we all should. On March 29, 2018, the Catholic News Service reported that the current supreme bishop of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, told his longtime atheist friend,… Continue reading Annihilation: The Ultimate Hope of Unrepentant Souls

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church history, End Times Issues, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Heaven, Homosexuality, Marriage & the Family

A Tale of Two Movies

“Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.” --John 7:24 On Friday, March 16, 2018, two movies were introduced nationwide. One was a wholesome faith based move, I Can Only Imagine, telling the story of a son learning to forgive an abusive father. From the pain and suffering of his childhood, Bart Millard… Continue reading A Tale of Two Movies

Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

The Place of the Mosaic Law in the Life of the Believer

“Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.” (Rom. 7:12) The Church of the New Testament was born in the cradle of Judaism with all of its rituals and ceremonies. As a result, the time came when conflict arose regarding the meaning of the symbols of faith. For centuries conservative… Continue reading The Place of the Mosaic Law in the Life of the Believer