Justified By His Grace

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed” (Isaiah 53:5). “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ” (Romans 5:1). In a very brief and very brilliant biography … Continue reading Justified By His Grace

The Plight of Man and the Power of God

“But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;22 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of … Continue reading The Plight of Man and the Power of God

The Church and the Coronavirus

As Christians consider what is a proper response to the Coronavirus, the words and wisdom of Martin Luther might prove helpful. Luther lived in the wake of the infamous Black Plague, which destroyed one-third of European citizens, or 50 million precious souls, and he confronted a deadly Bubonic Plague in own day. Since then, diseases … Continue reading The Church and the Coronavirus

Jesus and Blind Bartimaeus

AN EXPOSITION OF MARK 10:46-52 “And they came to Jericho: and as he went out of Jericho with his disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimæus, the son of Timæus, sat by the highway side begging. 47 And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and … Continue reading Jesus and Blind Bartimaeus

Children of the Promise

“Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. 39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many … Continue reading Children of the Promise

A Reprobate Mind, The Biblical Truth About Homosexuality

Sooner or later every Christian—and certainly those in ecclesiastical, or church leadership will be forced to answer the world regarding homosexuality and marriage. When that moment comes, and surely it will, those expressing the Bible’s teaching regarding the practice will find themselves censured, shouted down, mocked, and labeled as bigoted and intolerant. And that day, … Continue reading A Reprobate Mind, The Biblical Truth About Homosexuality

A Prophetic Crisis in the Church

Eschatology is a common term in theology to speak of “things to come” according to Biblical prophecy. Eschatology is a sub division of Systematic Theology, which seeks to fulfill the Biblical mandate to teach the whole counsel of God. In his departing speech to the elders of the Ephesian church, Paul says, “Therefore I testify … Continue reading A Prophetic Crisis in the Church