Genesis 37 – 50 Of all the Patriarchs, the one the Scriptures most attention to is Joseph, a type of Christ in so many ways. Joseph was the son of Jacob’s old age and therefore a favorite. As the favored son, Joseph was given expensive gifts, reflected in the coat of many colors. In the…… Continue reading The Story of Joseph: A Profile in Faith
A Forgotten Promise “Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: 2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou…… Continue reading Why Obama’s Administration Stabbed Israel in the Back
“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.” (Isa. 5:20, NIV) Sometimes the language of pop cultural can make a person smile. I personally enjoy the term “Snowflakes” to describe the super sensitive little darlings…… Continue reading Should Unrighteousness Be Respected?
The motto of the Reformation in relation to justification was Sola Fide, or by faith alone. This term was shorthand for believing in Christ alone. Rome also stressed that faith was vital to justification. However, Rome said that faith was a necessary condition, but not a sufficient condition for justification. Faith is one plank of…… Continue reading Justification: The Protestant View
During the American Civil War, the Union general, Ulysses S. Grant, received a nickname, Unconditional Surrender Grant, based on his unwillingness to negotiate terms of surrender with the enemy. The idea of something being “unconditional” is found in Reformed theology in association with the doctrine of election. God’s sovereign election might be a better term.…… Continue reading Unconditional Election