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
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
The Anatomy of Transgression Question: What is sin? Answer: Sin is any want of conformity unto, or transgression of, the law of God. (Westminster Shorter Catechism) The essence of sin is that it is a deliberate violation of the known will of the Lord. “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for … Continue reading Eve, Sin, and Modern Medicine
During the second half of the twentieth century, as a person, Jeane Dixon managed to make an impact on American culture among psychics and astrologers. President Richard Nixon and First Lady Nancy Reagan consulted her for political decisions. As a prophetess, Jeane Dixon was less impressive, though she claimed to receive her oracles from God, … Continue reading Why Do So Many People Believe in a Coming Anti-Christ?
“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
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
Since coming to an understanding of predestination, I have tried to understand why people are hostile to the doctrines of God’s electing grace, and why people assume they are not among the elect. Before those inquires can be examined, it must be affirmed, by all, that predestination is a Biblical doctrine, despite open hostility against … Continue reading Predestination is No Barrier to Salvation, but Cynicism Is