Proposition: The secret to spiritual success in the Christian’s life is to embrace, and live by the concept, that it is love, not Law, that frees the soul from the penalty, pain, pollution, and power of sin, thereby enabling the believer to enjoy the love of God, and victory in the Lord Jesus Christ. Observation: … Continue reading Let There Be Love, Not Law
It is not uncommon for a non-Christian to react emotionally against the Biblical doctrine of predestination, and assume that they are not numbered among the elect. The question for such a person is this: “Who told you to think that you are not predestined for salvation?” It is a wicked thought, and a presumptuous position … Continue reading A Presuppositional Sin Associated with the Doctrine of Predestination
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
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
“In the beginning God created the Heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.” (Gen. 1:1-2) One of the most popular movies that has ever been made is the … Continue reading The Garden of Eden: The Original Jurassic Park
Anyone who has struggled to be good and holy knows how difficult the struggle can be. It is easier to conquer a fortified city than to conquer one’s own rebellious soul. As difficult as reformation is, the Word of God commands Christians to put to death the flesh. There is to be modification of sin. … Continue reading Mortification of the Flesh
When evaluating the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020 with sober reflection and reduced emotional passion, the best and worse of human nature has been revealed. The heart of more than one dictator has been manifested in state governors, and other officials, who wielded their power in an irrational and capricious manner. Silly rules and regulations were … Continue reading What Does It Means to Be A Christian?