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
In making a survey of the Bible, an important inquiry to address is the question of why Luke wrote the Book of Acts. The Book of Acts records the Acts of the Apostles, or better, the acts of the Holy Spirit as the expansion of the early church is given. It is also probable that…… Continue reading The Conversion of Paul
Alcoholism is a Choice, Not a Disease For those who want to be helped with their alcoholism, there must be a large measure of honesty. Honesty begins by not thinking of oneself as a victim, because, as it is alleged, alcoholism is currently viewed as a disease. That alcoholism is a disease is a medical…… Continue reading Addiction to Alcohol and the Grace of God
“And if it seems evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will…… Continue reading A Day of Choosing
Jesus, Why Did You Come? Luke 2:1-20 The year was 1809. The international scene was tumultuous. Napoleon was sweeping through Austria; blood was flowing freely. Nobody then cared about babies but the world was overlooking some terribly significant births. For example, William Gladstone was born that year. He was destined to become one of England’s…… Continue reading Jesus, Why Did You Come?