Curtis Hudson vs. Calvinism: Part I Total Depravity (Inability)

The Bible says that, “A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump” (Gal. 5:9). A small amount of controversy can disrupt the whole fellowship in a congregation. As a young pastor of a small church in the hills of Pennsylvania during the late 1980s, I witnessed this biblical truth when a disgruntled deacon secretly distributed to … Continue reading Curtis Hudson vs. Calvinism: Part I Total Depravity (Inability)

Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation?

“The like figure whereunto even baptism doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God,) by the resurrection of Jesus Christ” (1 Peter 3:21). If…. then If water baptism is needed for salvation, then the teaching of the Catholic Church … Continue reading Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation?

Blasphemy in Prayer in the Highest Hall in America

Hear Now the Word of God The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken. The Lord is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion [to play quietly; meditate]. Selah … Continue reading Blasphemy in Prayer in the Highest Hall in America

Have You Committed the Unpardonable Sin?

The Power of God, and the Unpardonable Sin AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 12:22-50 Jesus Casts out a Devil 22 Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil, blind, and dumb: and he healed him, insomuch that the blind and dumb both spake and saw. 23 And all the people were amazed, and said, … Continue reading Have You Committed the Unpardonable Sin?