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

The Fire that is Within: Hatred in the Heart

“But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another” (Gal. 5:15). It is often the case that a person who hates someone, a spouse, a business partner, a media figure, a family member, or a known acquaintance, is often hated by someone themselves. The irony is… Continue reading The Fire that is Within: Hatred in the Heart

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Death & Dying, Faith, Prayer, Theology

Divine Mercy across the Border 

“And from thence he arose, and went into the borders of Tyre and Sidon, and entered into an house, and would have no man know it: but he could not be hid. 25 For a certain woman, whose young daughter had an unclean spirit, heard of him, and came and fell at his feet:  26… Continue reading Divine Mercy across the Border 

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Calvinism, Christian Living

The Love of God with Outstretched Arms

Dr. T.T. Shields was the pastor of Jarvis Street Baptist Church in Toronto, Canada.  He tells this wonderful story illustrating the love of God. In the home of a friend one day, as he reclined on the lounge opposite, and I in an easy chair, we were having a pleasant chat until dinner was called,… Continue reading The Love of God with Outstretched Arms

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Faith, Sin & Repentance, Theology

I Have Never Known Forgiveness

AN EXPOSITION OF PHILEMON 1 Many years ago, I mentioned in a sermon, that I have never known what it is to be forgiven by someone I have offended.  By that, I meant that I have not been forgiven by anyone outside my family for an offense beyond a slight misunderstanding. I have never wanted… Continue reading I Have Never Known Forgiveness

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

How to Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus

The Early Years in the Service of the Savior AN EXPOSITION OF MARK 1:19, 20 “And when he had gone a little further thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship mending their nets.  20 And straightway he called them: and they left their father Zebedee… Continue reading How to Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus