Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church history, End Times Issues, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Heaven, Homosexuality, Marriage & the Family

A Tale of Two Movies

“Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.” --John 7:24 On Friday, March 16, 2018, two movies were introduced nationwide. One was a wholesome faith based move, I Can Only Imagine, telling the story of a son learning to forgive an abusive father. From the pain and suffering of his childhood, Bart Millard… Continue reading A Tale of Two Movies

Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith, Marriage & the Family

Expanded Families

One of the foundational institutions in society is the family. The concept of the family is of Divine design. Adam was created, and then Eve was created and brought to him for companionship, fellowship, and the creation of new life. Adam and Eve were to be fruitful and multiply, for children are a heritage from… Continue reading Expanded Families

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Blessed are the Merciful

“Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy” (Matt. 5:7). There is a great word in the Bible. It is the word eleos, or mercy. Mercy has been defined as the outward manifestation of pity; it assumes the need on the part of the person who receives it, and resources adequate to meet the… Continue reading Blessed are the Merciful

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

Miscellaneous

A Letter of Love from the Lord to the Church of Ephesus

“Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; 2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou… Continue reading A Letter of Love from the Lord to the Church of Ephesus

Faith, Marriage & the Family

The Story of the Prodigal Son’s Father

The story of the Prodigal Son takes place within the context of two other parables which can be briefly noted in Luke 15:1-6. The setting for the narrative takes place within the familiar occasion of the Pharisees and scribes following Jesus during the days of His public ministry because Christ attracted large gatherings wherever He… Continue reading The Story of the Prodigal Son’s Father