Church, Culture & Society, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Marriage & the Family

Addiction to Alcohol and the Grace of God

Alcoholism is a Choice, Not a Disease For those who want to be helped with their alcoholism, there must be a large measure of honesty. Honesty begins by not thinking of oneself as a victim, because, as it is alleged, alcoholism is currently viewed as a disease. That alcoholism is a disease is a medical… Continue reading Addiction to Alcohol and the Grace of God

Christian Living, Faith

We Shall Be Like Jesus

One of the ways Satan discourages Christians is by getting them to change their agenda. The believer’s primary agenda is to know Christ, and to be like Him. The greatest desire of the apostle Paul was to know Jesus, “and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his… Continue reading We Shall Be Like Jesus

Church, Culture & Society

America in the Stream of Time

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus (c. 535 – c. 465 BC) said that time is like a stream. Everything changes and nothing remains the same. Therefore, you cannot step twice into the same stream because the flow that has passed will never pass again. With that thought in mind, an unknown author wrote the following. “The… Continue reading America in the Stream of Time

Christian Living, Church

The Church is the Most Glorious Institution on Earth

“Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. 42And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the… Continue reading The Church is the Most Glorious Institution on Earth

Christian Living, Faith, Marriage & the Family

Three Steps in Reconciliation

While the Gospel of Mark is second in the order of the books of the New Testament, it is probable that this work was the first to be written (c. AD 56-65). The purpose of the writing was to reach the Roman world with the good news of redemption. Mark was uniquely gifted to do… Continue reading Three Steps in Reconciliation

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, End Times Issues, Theology

The Holy Spirit More than a Comforter

By the summer of AD 66, the Christian church was facing an uncertain future. The ruler of Rome, a madman named Nero, had blamed the Great Fire of July 18-19, AD 64, on the Christians. The Christians were a convenient people to blame for they taught the end of the world would be by fire.… Continue reading The Holy Spirit More than a Comforter