A popular speaker recently gained attention for making some interesting comments on the nature of Scripture and Christianity. "If the Bible is the foundation of our faith then it is all or nothing." "Christianity becomes a fragile house of cards when we discover that perhaps the walls of Jericho did not come tumbling down, or … Continue reading Not the words of man, but as it truly is…
The most valued things on this earth are the Bible and the church. The Bible is given by God, not only for our instruction but also so that we may know God. Paul described the glory of the Scriptures in 1 Corinthians 2:9-10, "Things, which eye saw not, and ear heard not, and which entered not … Continue reading The Glory of the Church
“What is man that thou art mindful of him?” (Psalm 8:4). What is mankind? The science of anthropology studies the physical, social, and economic aspects of humanity. However, we must also study the spiritual aspects of human kind. After all, are the spiritual questions not far more important than the physical? Isn’t the after life … Continue reading The Nature of Mankind
"Nothing short of a religion which subjects us to personal service of Christ, which gives us a new heart and a right spirit, and compels us to feel that we are not our own, but bought with a price—nothing short of this will ever give lasting peace of mind, or bring us to the place … Continue reading Honored Servants
In the second century, Polycarp prayed, “I glorify you, though the eternal and heavenly High Priest, Jesus Christ, your beloved Son, through whom to you, with humanoid the Holy Spirit, be glory both now and for the ages to come.” We should not expect to understand the nature of the triune God perfectly. We … Continue reading THE TRIUNE GOD: God in three persons, Blessed Trinity
The value of Gods Word. Gods Word is more valuable than money. God's Wors is more important than what I think. But where is my heart? Is my heart set on just doing the right thing, or following the right One?
"The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the Gold Rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history during the first half of the 19th century. As news spread of the discovery, thousands of prospective gold miners traveled by sea or over land to San Francisco … Continue reading Hidden Treasures to Hide Away (תִּצְפֹּ֥ן)
One of the more popular religious books and movies to be released lately has been "The Shack." The Shack is a theodicy (an attempt to explain why God allows evil and pain) in novel form. We are thankful for a renewed interest in films with spiritual backgrounds, but we hope to have accurate representations of … Continue reading The Shack?
John Locke said: “The Bible is one of the greatest blessings bestowed by God on the children of men. It has God for its author; salvation for its end; and truth without any mixture for its matter. It is all pure.” The importance of the inspired text is seen in Moses’ words: “And these words … Continue reading The Sacred Text Message–The Doctrine of Inspiration