Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

The Tender Mercy of God

Whenever I get a chance to visit with another Christian for any amount of time, I always ask them, “How did you come to faith?” I love to hear the story of people’s conversion to Jesus. Perhaps one reason for this is because I did not have a dramatic conversion experience like Paul on the… Continue reading The Tender Mercy of God

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

The Reformation Principle of “Sola Scriptura”, or, “Scripture Alone”

“Last evening I paused beside the blacksmith’s door, And heard the anvil ring the vesper chime; Then looking in, I saw upon the floor, Old hammers, worn with beating years of time. '‘How many anvils have you had,’ said I, ‘To wear and batter all these hammers so?’ 'Just one,’ said he, and then with… Continue reading The Reformation Principle of “Sola Scriptura”, or, “Scripture Alone”

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit, Salvation & Justification, Theology

Be Holy

AN EXPOSITION OF 1 Peter 1:13-25      13 Wherefore gird [bind] up the loins [procreative powers] of your mind, be sober [watch], and hope [have confidence] to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; The transitional word “wherefore”, explains why believers should not be… Continue reading Be Holy

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society

How Did I Come To Be Saved?

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar [purchased] people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light” (1 Peter 2:9). In contrast to those who have been appointed to be offended at Christ, are those individuals… Continue reading How Did I Come To Be Saved?

Death & Dying

The Story of Saul of Tarsus who Became the Apostle Paul

Romans 1:1 “Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.” A Remarkable Man He was one of the most remarkable men to have walked on planet earth. Brilliant of mind, slow of speech, physically unattractive, his influence upon human history is without question. And yet, not… Continue reading The Story of Saul of Tarsus who Became the Apostle Paul