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Jesus Called Himself Lord

I was recently confronted by an individual online who has nearly one thousand followers. He made the very popular point that Jesus is love...

Creation vs. Evolution – A Quick Note

I am currently in a debate with an agnostic (I assume) who took issue with my article on Occam’s Razor.  He was adamant that science and...

It’s Time to Move On – COVID

There have been several folks angry with my comments on COVID Omicron from articles like Christians, Trump, Antivax, and the Right… Today the CDC...

Why Did God Create Man

Why did God create mankind? I really have no concrete idea. There are many verses, such as Eph 3:10 that suggests He created us...

Faith & Belief – The Basics

Today there are so many who have no concept of Biblical Christianity. They just have some vague stories about a good man, Jesus, some...

Robert Jeffress had Trump speak at 1st Baptist Dallas

Why did the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Dallas allow former President Donald Trump to speak at his church during their Christmas service? There was,...

Loving Others vs Accepting Jesus

I was asked the following question during an ongoing dialogue with a reader.  "Serious question: what is the distinction between loving others as God does,...

Discussions on Secret Sins

I recently wrote an article discussing “Secret Sin”, and got a number of responses. The latest one was a criticism of the church as...

ETERNITY FROM A BIBLICAL CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW

Will Eternity be Different For Each Of Us? – Part 2 – Hell?

Eternity... As Biblical Christians, we know that life does not end at the grave. Further, there is neither the ability to change our destiny after we die (Heb. 9:27), nor can we expect to find an ultimate nirvana, based on the false theology of reincarnation. Mankind lives a life on this earth, at the end of which we are judged either by our works (our deeds) or our relationship with Jesus Christ.  What follows in this article is a view of Hell and whether some of those who enter that domain will experience differing levels of torment.

Will Eternity be Different For Each Of Us? – Part 1 – Heaven?

There have been numerous books written on what Heaven will be like. One of the thickest and perhaps most interesting, is Randy Alcorn’s, “Heaven: A Comprehensive Guide to Everything the Bible Says About Our Eternal Home…” In the book, Randy uses his “sanctified imagination” to paint a beautiful picture of what Heaven will be like for the Believer. It has been some time since I read the book, however, Randy also has a blog, offering his insights on whether Heaven will be different for each of us.

What Does It Take To Get Into Heaven – Part 2

How Much Faith Do We Need? Along the timeline of employment, one of my responsibilities was to interview over a hundred prospective candidates for a...

What Does It Take To Get Into Heaven – Part 1

A Biblical Christian Worldview There is an illustration I have used numerous times, likely originated by Francis Chan. It involves unwinding a long string across...

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I Didn’t Have A Choice

The mantra of no choice “I didn’t have a choice,” Bill adamantly exclaimed to his wife Tina.  I haven’t had solid work for a year, and...

Spiritual Growth

Will Eternity be Different For Each Of Us? – Part 1 – Heaven?

There have been numerous books written on what Heaven will be like. One of the thickest and perhaps most interesting, is Randy Alcorn’s, “Heaven: A Comprehensive Guide to Everything the Bible Says About Our Eternal Home…” In the book, Randy uses his “sanctified imagination” to paint a beautiful picture of what Heaven will be like for the Believer. It has been some time since I read the book, however, Randy also has a blog, offering his insights on whether Heaven will be different for each of us.

Fulfilled Prophesy and the Atheist – Part 1 of 2 

This two-part article results from a simple and reasonable question I was asked by an author who holds very different beliefs than I do....

God is Love AND Righteousness

I responded to a blog from a former Preacher (50 years in the "institutional church") who now has a huge on-line following. He is...

Separating Christ from Christianity

I responded to a blog from a former Preacher (50 years in the “institutional church”) who now has a huge on-line following. He is...

Living God’s Dream Marriage or Enduring His Curse? (Part 2 of 4)

The Marriage Curse and It’s Antidote The Curse - It’s A Bad Thing Enter the curse born from Adam and Eve's sin Genesis 3:16-17 To the woman...

Origin of “Amazing Grace” by John Newton

History of the Author John Newton, the writer of “Amazing Grace”, was born in July of 1725. His mother died when he was 6 years...

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The Gospel Makes Us Brave!

In the 2000 plus years since the resurrection of Christ, no Christian has ever taught or been taught that loving your neighbor was wearing...

Daily Devotions

Series on Lawlessness in America

The Death of my Parents

The Death of my Parents

The Story This is the story of the death of my parents. I have told it only once since my mom died, but think about...
Living With That Contrary Christian

Living With That Contrary Christian

Live peacefully with each other As believers, we are told to live peacefully with each other (Romans 12:18, 1 Tim. 2:2, 1 Thes. 4:11, etc.)....
Pray for God's Glory

Pray for God’s Glory

Scripture Our verse for today is from James 5:17-18, " Elijah was a man with a nature just like ours, and he prayed earnestly that...

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Let The Best Of God Be What You See

Scripture Our verse for today comes from Joshua 2:12, “Now therefore I beg you, swear to me by the Lord, since I have shown you...

Lord, Prepare Us For Tomorrow

Scripture Our focus verse for today comes from Joshua 1:9, “Have I not given you your orders? take heart and be strong; have no fear...

Thank God For Your Obedience

Scripture Our verse today comes from Hebrews 11:6, “But without faith, it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe...

Masters Of Our Universe

Scripture Our verse for today comes from John 6:32, “Then Jesus said to them, ‘Most assuredly I say to you, Moses did not give you...

The Clock Is Ticking

Scripture Our verse for today comes from Acts 13:31, “And for many days He appeared to those who had come up with Him from Galilee...

Be A Communicator For The Lord

Scripture Our verse for today comes from Acts 13:16, “So Paul stood up, and motioning with his hand said, ‘Men of Israel and you who...

Spring Cleaning Of Our Hearts

Scripture Our verse for today comes from Acts 13:6, “When they had gone through the entire island as far as Paphos, they came upon a...

Could God Offer Salvation To Satan?

God allowed a pathway to redeem mankind through the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We were bought at a price. It is...

Be Faithful In The Small Things

Scripture Our verse today comes from Matthew 25:21, “The master answered, ‘you did well. you are a good and loyal servant. Because you were loyal...

What Once Was Bad, is now Good

There have been so many taboos broken over the last few years. Opinions, terminology, and behaviors that were considered totally unacceptable just a few...