Paul advises the Church on how to come to a right conclusion about our souls in Hebrews 11, revealing a powerful principle that operates in the business of counting the cost. It is the same principle Noah understood, and that I will now make clear. "How was it that Noah persevered in building the ark? … Continue reading The Great Secret in Coming to a Right Conclusion About Our Souls
“For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith” (Rom. 1:17). For many years the official teaching of the Roman Catholic Church made sense to Martin Luther. After all, he was a faithful priest of the Church. Luther had vowed poverty, chastity, … Continue reading After Salvation, Continue to Live Life by Faith
An Arminian Assaults Calvinism Continued... Part V The Speaker’s Statement. The speaker correctly points out that Calvinist teach that regeneration must precede faith. The speaker believes that is putting “the cart before the horse.” Response. The Bible does teach that regeneration, a new spiritual life, must precede faith, for only those with spiritual life have … Continue reading Regeneration Precedes Faith
“When the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?” (Luke 18:8) The philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, Jorge Santayana (Dec. 16, 1863 – Sept. 26, 1952) is popularly known for his aphorisms, such as “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” In the area of fundraising, the … Continue reading Faith vs. Fundraising
The motto of the Reformation in relation to justification was Sola Fide, or by faith alone. This term was shorthand for believing in Christ alone. Rome also stressed that faith was vital to justification. However, Rome said that faith was a necessary condition, but not a sufficient condition for justification. Faith is one plank of … Continue reading Justification: The Protestant View
What Am I? “I speak every language and enter every corner of the earth. I bring information, inspiration and recreation to all who heed my words. I treat all persons alike, regardless of race, creed, color, or condition. I have power to stretch man's vision, to deepen his feeling, and to enrich his life. I … Continue reading Preparation for the King
“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?