Matthew's gospel is part of the Bible, and the Bible is the Word of God. Concerning the Scriptures, Billy Graham has correctly stated, “If you do not believe we have a revelation that is sufficient to give us an answer to our questions then you will never be satisfied, for all other discussion is speculative."… Continue reading The Birth of Jesus and the Curse of Coniah
“And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. 41 And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean. 42 And as soon as he had… Continue reading The Compassion 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
In the Bible, hope is the well-grounded expectation of the future. Only the Christian has hope of eternal life. “Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; 12 That at that time ye were… Continue reading Let there be Hope
The attempt to silence the gospel, or a portion of it, is nothing new to Christians. Various means have been used in the attempt to suppress the good news of God’s sovereign redeeming grace. Various techniques have been employed by religious leaders within the church, as well as by opponents of Christianity outside the church. A… Continue reading What Should Be Said to Those Who Try to Silence the Gospel?
The Christian is to be committed to Christ, and to the teachings of the Master. In John 5:17-47 Jesus taught about a variety of issues that must be understood and embraced. Jesus taught the doctrine of the trinity. By declaring that He must engage in the great work of redemption, Christ taught His own equality… Continue reading The Doctrine Jesus Taught
“Then said Jesus unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep” (John 10:7). When Jesus used the formally, “I Am”, He used the language that was reserved for God in the Septuagint, ergo emi, ergo emi, I AM. “And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I… Continue reading I Am the Door