Theology, Biblical Doctrines, Sin & Repentance, Christian Living, Apologetics, Faith, Church

I Have Never Known Forgiveness

AN EXPOSITION OF PHILEMON 1 Many years ago, I mentioned in a sermon, that I have never known what it is to be forgiven by someone I have offended.  By that, I meant that I have not been forgiven by anyone outside my family for an offense beyond a slight misunderstanding. I have never wanted… Continue reading I Have Never Known Forgiveness

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Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy

“And the Lord said unto Moses, Write thou these words: for after the tenor of these words I have made a covenant with thee and with Israel” (Exodus 34:27). Now showing in movie theaters, and soon available on DVD, Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy, is a 2019 documentary film by writer and director Timothy… Continue reading Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy

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Curtis Hutson vs Jesus Christ and the Unpardonable Sin

The context for the Lord’s teaching about blaspheming the Holy Spirit is His healing of a man possessed with a devil, blind, and dumb. “Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil, blind, and dumb: and he healed him, insomuch that the blind and dumb both spake and saw” (Matt. 12:22). Many people… Continue reading Curtis Hutson vs Jesus Christ and the Unpardonable Sin

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

The Sad Saga of Michael Cohen: Man Says, God Says

The Problem with Dissociation The Bible has much to say about lying. It has been written in stone that people are not to lie.  “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor” (Exodus 20:16). The reason for this Divine prohibition is that God, who is holy and true, hates lying.  “These six things doth… Continue reading The Sad Saga of Michael Cohen: Man Says, God Says

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

God’s Free Love and Free Grace, Not Free Will

For many years I was curious as to why a person reared as a conservative Calvinist, would become a theological Arminian. For those who are not familiar with those terms, a Calvinist is a Christian influenced by the teaching of the French religious theologian, John Calvin (July 10, 1509 – May 27, 1564), one of… Continue reading God’s Free Love and Free Grace, Not Free Will

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For Those Seeking Victory Over Sin, Do This

“Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.” –Matthew 17:21  There are many descriptions and names given to the internal conflict in the soul of the Christian that longs to be free from repetitive behavior that brings sorrow and shame to self and others. The Puritans referred to the internal conflict in… Continue reading For Those Seeking Victory Over Sin, Do This

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How to Have Hope in a Hopeless Situation

What Sustained Joseph During the Darkest Days of His Life  “And when Joseph's brethren saw that their father was dead, they said, Joseph will peradventure hate us, and will certainly requite us all the evil which we did unto him. 16 And they sent a messenger unto Joseph, saying, Thy father did command before he… Continue reading How to Have Hope in a Hopeless Situation