Zacchaeus Receives the Love and Mercy of Jesus

“And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. 2 And, behold, there was a man named Zacchæus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich. 3 And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature. 4 And he ran before, and … Continue reading Zacchaeus Receives the Love and Mercy of Jesus

The Struggle to Be Good

Romans 7:24-25 24 O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death? 25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin. There are two extremes, when considering sin. … Continue reading The Struggle to Be Good

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

Three Facets of Faith

MATTHEW 8 7 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came unto him a centurion, beseeching him, 6 And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. 7 And Jesus saith unto him, I will come and heal him. 8 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not … Continue reading Three Facets of Faith