Matthew 25 Presents a Wedding Scenario that has long been Understood in the Context of JUST our being Saved or Lost. Actually, there's More to this Message than meets the Casual Eye. What REAL Point is Jesus Making? Innumerable sermons over the centuries have been given that focused on the well-known passage beginning Matthew chapter... Continue Reading →
Not so long ago I was doing a chair massage event at an elementary school, and in between massages, I had some time to watch the kids out playing at recess. If you have never watched a bunch of kids under eleven playing together, it’s very entertaining. They are so cute, boys being boys and... Continue Reading →
It may seem odd to couple together two terms that seem to occupy Testamental extremes, one being predominantly an Old Covenant association, and the other, not only New Covenant but Millennial Age. Few are remotely aware of the profound involvement between these two institutions: Passover and Christ’s Bride, and until the summer of 1996, myself... Continue Reading →
Most any of the popular Bible translations of Luke 23:42-43 will tell you he did including the King James Luke 23:42-43 “And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. 43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.”... Continue Reading →
"To Be Absent From The Body And To Be Present With The Lord" A Well Known Passage in Second Corinthians 5 Has Become almost a Cliché for Those Who Anticipate Being Taken To Heaven After This Life is Over. What Does This Potent Passage Actually Establish? Despite the admitted lack of direct scriptures referring to... Continue Reading →
Quasars, black holes, supernova, anti-matter, suns larger than our entire solar system, what next? So it’s true: The heavens do declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handiwork. (Ps. 19:1). And when we consider the vast variety of living breathing life forms, the firmament does show His handy-work. With such an immense... Continue Reading →
Seven principles to eternal life Give grave deliberation to the doctrine of Christ, for in doing this, you will save yourself and them that hear you (1 Tim. 4:16). He that abides in the doctrine of Christ has both the Father and the Son (II John 9). Christ's and the Father's doctrine are the same,... Continue Reading →
Is Any “PERFORMANCE” Required of the Christian? The Typical Christian, Understanding that We are not Saved BY Works is then Disinclined to Accept ANY Suggestion that Works are in any way Required under the New Covenant. A Number of Scriptures Address the Subject Directly. Many, it seems, Would Prefer they be Left Unmentioned. An instinctive... Continue Reading →
With a great display of power, the New Testament Church has come, and on the very day and time that God had chosen from the beginning of time. Wouldn't now be a good time to explain that those old Jewish holy days are no longer required since the Cross? But, search as we may, we find nothing.If God's Holy Day Commandments Have Been Nailed to the Cross Why were the Apostles and the New Testament Church still observing them?
The Apostle Paul is acknowledged as a highly trained theologian. He was tutored by the most renowned teacher of his day, Gamaliel. 1 Paul’s writings often reflect his deep theological background with a level often lost upon untrained readers. In addition, he is reported to have had personal encounters with the Lord, once on the road to Damascus and in Arabia. 2 In his writings, some things can often go right over our heads. He often uses very complex thoughts and theological language, so we can miss what he's saying when we read specific passages. At times we need to look closely to benefit fully from his inspired insights.