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

Death & Dying, Sin & Repentance

The Story of Peter’s Denial of Christ

While Jesus was being interrogated after being arrested, “Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee. 70 But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest. 71 And when he was gone out into the porch, another maid saw… Continue reading The Story of Peter’s Denial of Christ

Church, Church history, Culture & Society, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Roman Catholicism, Sin & Repentance

What Will Happen to Fidel Castro After Death?

 “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” (Heb. 9:27) There is a phrase in the Bible which is used no less than twenty-three times, spanning across the centuries. Time and again we read, “and he died.” The Bible teaches that every person has a date with their… Continue reading What Will Happen to Fidel Castro After Death?

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Heaven, Marriage & the Family, Sin & Repentance

The Source of All Sin

“For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, he hath also rejected thee from being king.” (1 Sam. 15:23) I recently received in the mail a series of counseling books. There was a book on Anger, Depression, Rejection, Victimization,… Continue reading The Source of All Sin