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President Obama, Smug Modern Scientists, and Arminians all Have This in Common

On April 21, 1961 President John F. Kennedy appeared at a news conference to explain the failure of the US led invasion of Cuba by a resistance force against Fidel Castro at the Bay of Pigs. In his opening remarks President Kennedy noted that “Victory has a hundred fathers, and defeat is an orphan.” In… Continue reading President Obama, Smug Modern Scientists, and Arminians all Have This in Common

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church history, Culture & Society, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Salvation & Justification, Sin & Repentance, Theology

The Day St. Peter Stopped Loving Others

AN EXPOSITION OF GALATIANS 2:11-16      11 But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. There is a tendency to romanticize the past. Those who have reached any age of maturity tend to remember the past as the “good ole days,” and contrast them… Continue reading The Day St. Peter Stopped Loving Others

Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Salvation & Justification, Theology

The Man Who Changed D. L. Moody

Harry Morehouse (1876–1934)  was a wild young man who, by age sixteen, was a gambler, gang-leader, and thief. But during the Revival of 1859, Henry gave his life to Jesus. He was soon heard preaching the Gospel with all his heart; and his favorite text was John 3:16. One day in Ireland in 1867, he… Continue reading The Man Who Changed D. L. Moody

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Faith, Salvation & Justification, Theology

Two Views on a “Wicked Heresy”

Before his death in 1980 at the age of 85, Dr. John R. Rice was one of America’s premier Fundamentalist evangelist in the 20th century. As a prolific author, and gifted speaker, Dr. Rice accomplished much for the kingdom of God. He touched my life personally, for I grew up attending Galilean Baptist Church in… Continue reading Two Views on a “Wicked Heresy”

Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Salvation & Justification, Sin & Repentance

What Happens When Christians Do the Work of the Devil?

One of the most shocking moments in the ministry of Jesus Christ was the moment He turned to Peter, who had just made a wonderful confession of faith, and said to him, “Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those… Continue reading What Happens When Christians Do the Work of the Devil?

Culture & Society, Salvation & Justification

The Story of Sanctification

                                                           AN EXPOSITION OF LEVITICUS 9:15ff                                                                                     Sin Offering       15 And he brought the people's offering, and took the goat, which was the sin offering for the people, and slew it, and offered it for sin, as the first. The first series of offerings were made by Aaron the High Priest of Israel. The sacrifices were… Continue reading The Story of Sanctification

Salvation & Justification, Sin & Repentance

Salvation by Grace Alone

Sola Gratia By Grace Alone “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast” (Eph. 2:8-9). In a brief but brilliant biography of a famous English preacher, one of the greatest preachers that ever preached in… Continue reading Salvation by Grace Alone