AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 9:36-38 36 But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. Having preached the gospel of the kingdom, and having established His credentials as the King of the kingdom by healing every sickness, and every … Continue reading Our Compassionate Christ
“And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people” (Matt. 9:35). The technique Jesus used in preaching the gospel was very simple. First, there was exposition. Jesus developed His theme, and when He quoted … Continue reading Why Not Come to Jesus Now?
Jonathan Gibson (PhD, Cambridge University) is associate minister at Cambridge Presbyterian Church and assistant professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the author of historical and biblical articles in Themelios and Journal of Biblical Literature and regularly speaks at conferences in Australia and South Africa. Jonathan and his wife, Jackie, have two … Continue reading The Biblical Doctrine of Definite Atonement
As a great admirer of the message and work of Dinesh D’Souza, I was disappointed in the movie INFIDEL. The story line is being marketed as a political thriller of a patriotic Christian advocate who willingly puts himself in harm’s way for the sake of the gospel, thereby suffering physical persecution at the hands of … Continue reading INFIDEL – A DISAPPOINTING MOVIE
“It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife. 2 And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you. … Continue reading Keeping the Feast
“And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the child did minister unto the LORD before Eli the priest. 12 Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD. 13 And the priests' custom with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came, while … Continue reading Who is Accountable when Children Turn Away from the Lord?
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 9:32-34 32 As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil. Who, “they” were, that brought the dumb man to Jesus, is not given, but an undeniable truth is indicated. There are unsung heroes in life. There are friends who do good to us … Continue reading The Problem of Demon Possession