Apologetics, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, God's Law, Politics, Sin & Repentance

The Vice of Virtue Signaling

On a Sunday night, June 10, 2018, famed Hollywood actor Robert De Niro walked up to a microphone during the 72nd Tony Awards ceremony and used the vilest language possible against the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. There was no logical reason for De Niro to use such shameful words. His speech… Continue reading The Vice of Virtue Signaling

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Politics, Sin & Repentance, Theology

The Sins of Society

More Murders in Texas On May 18, 2018, eight students and two teachers were murdered in a Texas high school shooting. A seventeen year old student armed with a sawed off shotgun and a pistol made his way past a school resource officer at the Santa Fe High School, about 30 miles southeast of Houston… Continue reading The Sins of Society

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

Sin & Repentance

A Psalm of Authentic Sorrow for Sin

AN EXPOSITION OF Psalm 51:1-6 There are seven penitential Psalms, but this seems to be the most memorable of the seven for it is associated with all the events involving David’s inappropriate relationship with Bathsheba. The tragic story is faithfully recorded in 2 Samuel 11:1-12:25. The seven penitential psalms are expressive of deep sorrow for… Continue reading A Psalm of Authentic Sorrow for Sin

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

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Sin & Repentance, Theology

5 Important Truths God Wants You to Know

The "good news" of the gospel is set against the bad news of personal sin. From the apostle Paul's letter to the church at Rome, we discover five important truths from God about our own brokenness and the hope only He can offer. (1) God wants you to know that you are a sinner in need… Continue reading 5 Important Truths God Wants You to Know