High Standing and Great Confidence

With the selection and appointment of new deacons, we are reminded of the aspirations we should all have for ourselves in God's Kingdom of servants. God said "those who serve well as deacons obtain for themselves a high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus" (1 Timothy 3:13).   This … Continue reading High Standing and Great Confidence

What Is Moralistic Therapeutic Deism?

    What is Christianity? That is a good question we need to ask ourselves. So take moment. Answer that question for yourself. What do you think Christianity is? Now notice something about your answer. Does your answer revolve around you or does it revolve around God? Dr. Albert Mohler reported on his podcast "The … Continue reading What Is Moralistic Therapeutic Deism?

Conversion, Salvation, and What I Must Do

Perhaps Titus 3:3-7 provides one of the greatest and most eloquent summaries of the message of salvation. I love the inspired words in Titus 3:3-7: For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by others and hating one another. But … Continue reading Conversion, Salvation, and What I Must Do

Purgatory, Twitter, and the Real Jesus

CBS News released the following story telling how the current Pope has decided to grant his Twitter followers time off from purgatory http://www.cbsnews.com/news/vatican-get-time-off-in-purgatory-by-following-pope-on-twitter/ This is sad I'm so many levels. First, it is sad because the Bible says nothing about purgatory.  Purgatory is a process of purification of the soul after death, following the particular … Continue reading Purgatory, Twitter, and the Real Jesus