We are making plans to change ourselves and the world for the better in 2019. By the way, can you believe its 2019?! All those goals may be high. How many will last? Very few. Perhaps our resolutions don't last very long because we don't plan how to reach our goals. If you want to … Continue reading Resolute Dependence
Month: December 2018
In Sin and Error Pining?
To “pine” means to long for something. The old song says, “long lay the world in sin and error pining. Till he appeared and the soul felt its worth.” The great doctrine of the Messiah had given hope to multitudes and was the unknown hope of many more. Since Jesus came into the world, we … Continue reading In Sin and Error Pining?
In Honor of the Burning of a Bull: A THEOLOGY OF DOCTRINAL DISPUTATION
Today, December 10, is the anniversary of Martin Luther’s burning of a Papal bull which threatened him with excommunication if he did not retract portions of his 95 theses. On January 3, 1521 Pope Leo X officially excommunicated Luther. So, on the anniversary of Luther’s bold decision, it only seemed appropriate to think about … Continue reading In Honor of the Burning of a Bull: A THEOLOGY OF DOCTRINAL DISPUTATION
What a blessing it is to be able to participate in the work of God. Every good and perfect gift comes from God--James 1:17. To give is part of God's nature. Christians, we are to be givers just like God. Galatians 6:10 says, "Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us work for the good of … Continue reading Doing Good