Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Culture & Society, Salvation & Justification, Sin & Repentance, Theology

A Good Reason to be Happy

AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 9:1-8      1 And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city. When Jesus came to His own city, He came to Capernaum. Bethlehem bore Jesus. Nazareth nurtured Him. Capernaum, on the Sea of Galilee, was glorified by Him as a continuous inhabitant. In… Continue reading A Good Reason to be Happy

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church history, Culture & Society

The Gospel According to John

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”—John 1:1 John was the son of Zebedee, a fisherman, and his wife Salome (Matt. 4:21; 27:56; Mark 15:40; 16:1). There was a measure of financial success at this business, for Zebedee employed hired servants in his occupation (Mark… Continue reading The Gospel According to John

Faith, Prophecy, Theology

An Assassination Attempt on the Life of Christ

Jesus Proclaims Himself to be the Messiah After His baptism by John in the river Jordan, Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, was compelled by the Spirit into the desert where He was tempted for forty days and nights. Because He ate nothing during these days of prayer and fasting, Satan found another opportunity… Continue reading An Assassination Attempt on the Life of Christ

Christian Living, Church history

9 Reasons Every Christian Should Study Church History

The Psalmist said, “We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old” (Ps. 44:1). Consider several important reasons why Christians should study the past in general, and Church history in particular. First, the past is a great stimulus to… Continue reading 9 Reasons Every Christian Should Study Church History

Christian Living, Church, Faith, Sin & Repentance, Theology

The Glory of the Cross

“But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.”--Galatians 6:14 All over the world, there is the sign of the cross. In London, on the top of the dome of St. Paul’s Cathedral sits a… Continue reading The Glory of the Cross

Christian Living, Culture & Society, Death & Dying, Theology

Being Touched by Jesus

The Cleansing of the Leper AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 8:1-4      1 When he was come down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. Having completed the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus returned to normal acts of ministry, including that of healing. The miracle of healing the leper did not take place immediately after… Continue reading Being Touched by Jesus

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church history, Culture & Society, Faith

Jesus and His Family

The Brothers and Sisters of Jesus Mary was a virgin when she conceived and brought forth her firstborn son, Jesus. “Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14). “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped… Continue reading Jesus and His Family