Christ Provides a Better Philosophy of Life than Heraclitus, Parmenides, or Zeno

When Moses pressed God to reveal Himself, the Lord replied. “And God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” And He said, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” (Ex. 3:14, NKJV). With this self-revelation, the question of “being” is brought into focus, and rightly … Continue reading Christ Provides a Better Philosophy of Life than Heraclitus, Parmenides, or Zeno

Let the Government Know This: Christ, Not Caesar, Is Head of the Church

At least 63 times in the Authorized Version of the Bible, the phrase “fear not” is used. From Genesis to Revelation the exhortation is given not to be afraid. Sin has made people afraid. When Adam heard the voice of God calling to him after his transgression, he said “I was afraid…and I hid myself” … Continue reading Let the Government Know This: Christ, Not Caesar, Is Head of the Church

There is a Kingdom Which Cannot Be Moved

“Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear” (Heb. 12:19). For many decades, geological scientists have been warning that the 750-mile San Andreas fault will one day rupture causing unspeakable damage to people and property. As recently as July … Continue reading There is a Kingdom Which Cannot Be Moved

The Day the Son of David Had Mercy

AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 9: 27-31 27 And when Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying, Thou Son of David, have mercy on us. Following the healing of the daughter of Jarius, “Jesus departed.” The Lord Jesus was on the road once more to minister to others. It did not take … Continue reading The Day the Son of David Had Mercy

Socrates, Christians, and Modern Society

In the nineteenth century, one of the most influential thinkers was Soren Kierkegaard (1813 – 1855). He was known as the Danish Gadfly. Kierkegaard explored a number of notable ideas. The Absurd. “The Absurd” refers to the conflict between the human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in life, and the human inability to … Continue reading Socrates, Christians, and Modern Society

Sola Fide: The Rallying Cry of the Reformation

The rallying cry of the Reformation was Sola Fide, meaning justification by faith, alone. The challenge for the average Evangelical Christian is to articulate what this means, and here is where the Church should be concerned. Despite being in a local religious assembly for many years, multitudes of professing believers are still at a basic … Continue reading Sola Fide: The Rallying Cry of the Reformation

A House Divided Needs God, Not More Government

On June 17, 1858 a speech was made in Springfield, Illinois. The speaker himself had just been nominated for the U.S. Senate. The convention that nominated him invited the new candidate to come and address the assembly. The candidate came, bowed to the applause and cheers and, for the first time in his life, read … Continue reading A House Divided Needs God, Not More Government