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The Conversion of Paul

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

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Unconditional Election

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

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The Third Day

“For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures” (1 Cor. 15:3-4). Years ago I was going to a conference with a…… Continue reading The Third Day

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Peter and the Founding of the Church

Following Peter’s great confession that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God, the Lord told Peter that He would build His church upon the apostle. “And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail…… Continue reading Peter and the Founding of the Church