“Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, 2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for … Continue reading The Past is the Key to the Present
Church history is a vital area of study for any concerned Christian. Many positive elements will be demonstrated in time from such a study. First, a serious study of “His-story” will kindle within the believer a spirit of toleration. Far too many believers feel they have exclusive possession on ultimate truth in all areas of … Continue reading Church History: A Vital Area of Study
Matthew 2:1-12 “Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. … Continue reading The Story of King Herod and His Hatred from on High
“We have heard with our ears, O God, our fathers have told us, what work thou didst in their days, in the times of old" (Psa, 44:1). There are several important reasons why Christians should study the past in general, and Church history in particular. First, the past is a great stimulus to faith. When … Continue reading Why Study Church History?
Many years ago a lady took the time and effort to call me from Canada to protest an article I had posted. She thought I was writing against her husband, whom I have never met. Such is the power of the printed word. People can see their own thoughts and ideas reflected, for good or … Continue reading Making It Personal