Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, Faith, World Religions

“COME OUT WITH YOUR HANDS UP!”

Sometime in late February, 2015, a SWAT team surrounded a home in Port St. Lucie, Florida, where some Christians were known to live. A large man from a government agency, dressed in black body armor, placed a megaphone to his lips and spoke with a Middle Eastern accent. “I AM A GOVERNMENT AGENT! COME OUT… Continue reading “COME OUT WITH YOUR HANDS UP!”

Biblical Doctrines, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, World Religions

Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity

A GREAT MYSTERY The Koran is filled with passages declaring that God is One God, alone. Therefore, they cannot conceive of God being One in essence but three in persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Muslims believe that the gift of Islam is the gift to the world of pure monotheism. On this point, the… Continue reading Islam and the Doctrine of the Trinity

Biblical Doctrines, Culture & Society, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, World Religions

Islam and the Fatherhood of God

Jesus taught people to pray to God as Father. “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11 Give us this day our daily bread.” (Matt. 6:9) The Christian feels privileged to… Continue reading Islam and the Fatherhood of God

Culture & Society, Death & Dying, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, World Religions

The Crescent Challenges the Cross

Because there are between five to seven million Muslims living in America, it is important to understand Islam. Islam should not be reduced to simplicity as a violent religion, and dismissed. While Islam obviously promotes violence, not all Muslim embrace that facet of the religion. Supporters of Islam would point out that it has a… Continue reading The Crescent Challenges the Cross

Christian Living, Church, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, World Religions

Socrates and the Nobility of the Soul

“O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called: 21 Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen” (1 Tim. 6:20). In the sixth century before Christ a few men began to inquire once more into the… Continue reading Socrates and the Nobility of the Soul

Biblical Doctrines, End Times Issues, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Marriage & the Family, Prophecy, World Religions

The Story of the Tower of Babel

Genesis 11 1 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. The account of the time when all of humanity was united by a common language is preserved, not only in Scripture, but in Sumerian literature in the epic, Enmerkar and the Lord of Aratta (c. 6500 – 4000 BC). The… Continue reading The Story of the Tower of Babel

Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, Dispensationalism, End Times Issues, World Religions

Why is There Tribulation for Christians?

At least since the 1830’s, in Europe and America, multitudes have been lured into a false confidence and security that the church shall not have to go through a special seven year period of great tribulation that is coming upon the earth. Prior to this alleged great tribulation period, Christians are told they will be… Continue reading Why is There Tribulation for Christians?