What Mean These Stones?

And he spake unto the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones? Then ye shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land. For the Lord your God dried up the waters of Jordan from before you,... Continue Reading →

Thanks-Living

Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.   - Psalm 68:19 I love the Thanksgiving holiday. I've often said it might be the most Christian of all holidays, in terms of the traditions of the holiday. What I mean by that is that Christians are called to be... Continue Reading →

When in the storm

"And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear. But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid. And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come... Continue Reading →

Is Jesus God?

Is Jesus God? On this question hangs so much, including our very salvation. Only God can save. A man in our church was witnessing to someone and the deity of Christ became the focus of the conversation. He asked me for some reference to Jesus being God. This is a brief list of direct references... Continue Reading →

First Century Evangelism

This is a follow-up on "The Fatal Flaws of Lifestyle Evangelism." We have all seen those obnoxous street preachers on the mega-phones yelling at cars or passers by. Or the picketers with signs: "Turn or burn." Does this have a biblical relevance? The key to the Christian life is balance. I often say, "There's a... Continue Reading →

The Fatal Flaw of Lifestyle Evangelism

Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men... 2 Corinthians 5:11 A trend has risen in Christianity over the past several decades. In an attempt to not offend, or avoiding confrontation, we have distorted the most crucial command of Christ. This command is commonly refereed to as "The Great Commission." Not only was this... Continue Reading →

Is Matthew 24 about the Rapture?

Immediately after the tribulation of those days… And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. - Matthew 24:29a, 30 There is a growing number believing that the rapture will take place  in the... Continue Reading →

When was Jesus crucified?

Silhouette of Jesus during his crucifixion (Shutterstock) If you are like me, then you probably grew up with the teaching that Jesus was crucified on a Friday. Many call it "Good Friday." Jesus said in Matthew 12:40, "For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of... Continue Reading →

The Late Great Billy Graham

"Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine." - 1 Timothy 5:17 Today the famed Evangelist, Billy Graham went home to be with the Lord today at age 99.  He lived a very long and influential life. Many are taking today to remember... Continue Reading →

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