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

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church, Faith

Seeing Jesus in All the Scriptures

Charles Spurgeon asserted, “I take my text and make a beeline to the cross.” “And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he [Jesus] expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.” –Luke 24:27 In Genesis, Jesus is the Creator of the World. In Exodus, He is the divine Deliverer. In Leviticus,… Continue reading Seeing Jesus in All the Scriptures

Christian Living, Church, Faith

An Empty Chair

“There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.” –Proverbs 18:24 Question: “How close are you to Jesus?” Put another ways, “How real is Jesus to you?” It is worth considering. For some, Jesus is real in a historical sense. Individuals believe Jesus lived, and died. People believe He was a good moral teacher,… Continue reading An Empty Chair