Why Religion is Important to Society

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Notes on the Study of Colossians; Pt. 2

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Colossians

E. THE COLOSSIAN HERESY The Colossian heresy was apparently a mixture of Jewish, Greek, and pagan ideas. We really know nothing about it, except from the implications in the epistle itself. We suppose that the ideas and practices criticized by Read More …

Freedom From Religion Foundation

Yesterday, I happened on the FFRF website and clicked on the ‘about’ tab. I was amazed to read the following: The history of Western civilization shows us that most social and moral progress has been brought about by persons free Read More …

Refuting the Church of Christ

Today, while doing some study, I ran across this portion of a book titled “Why I Left the Church of …” The title aroused my curiosity and I soon found that the book was a compilation of articles written by Read More …

Ephesians 1:8-10

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Ephesians

  Eph 1:8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence; Eph 1:9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: Eph 1:10 That Read More …

Eph. 1:7 Grace and Atonement

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Now we come to the work of the Son in our re­demption. Whom the Father blessed and chose and accepted, the Son redeemed. So we have from verses 7 to 12 of chapter one the work of the Son in Read More …

Thou annointest my head with oil – That’s Consecration!

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

Before we delve into the message, we need to fully understand the meaning of the word ‘CONSECRATION’ and what it means in our lives. The term is used 13 times in in three books of the bible. Eleven times in Read More …

Eph 1:3-6 Chosen, Predestined and Accepted

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Eph 1:3,4  Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, Read More …

Eph. 1:1,2 – Grace and Peace

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Eph 1:1. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus. Paul presents himself here as “an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will Read More …

Why I Disagree with Joel Osteen

A discussion on Face Book concerning Joel Osteen gave me pause to think and to do some research. What I found is that Osteen, because of his preaching style cannot say as Paul did in Acts 20:26, 27; “Wherefore I Read More …

Baptist leaders examine ministry in ‘new marriage culture’

Times they are a changing… Just in from an article in  The Alabama Baptist  “No issue such as same-sex ‘marriage’ should occupy the center of the church’s focus, only the gospel,” Iorg said. “To do that the church must reassert Read More …

He restoreth my soul – That’s Healing!

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

(1) Restoration may mean bringing back that which has gone astray. We think at once of the parable of the Lost Sheep recorded in the Gospel of Luke. Yonder is a shepherd with a flock of an hundred sheep feeding Read More …

Catholic Misinterpretation

“Mary is the queen of Heaven and of earth. As the most perfect queen conceivable, she must reign in full splendor. This she can do only because she is holy in Heaven, body and soul.” [Father Emil Neubert, S.T.D., Bruce Read More …

The Lord is my Shepherd – That’s Relationship!

This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

 A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of Read More …

What Do Baptists Believe

Bible Distinctives of Baptists Biblical Authority: The Bible is the final authority in all matters of belief and practice because the Bible is inspired by God and bears the absolute authority of God Himself Whatever the Bible affirms, Baptists accept Read More …

Jesus Christ Is In Every Book of the Bible

Jesus Christ Is In Every Book of the Bible In Genesis, Jesus is the seed of the Woman. In Exodus, He is the Passover Lamb. In Leviticus, He is the Priest, the Altar and the Lamb of Sacrifice. In Numbers, Read More …

TRINITY

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Basic Theology

TRINITY I. Essential Element s of Trinity 1. God is One. 2. Each of the persons within the Godhead is Deity. 3. The oneness of God and the threeness of God are not contradictions. 4. The Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) is Read More …

Homosexuality – What does 1Co 6:9-11 teach?

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Same Sex Marriage

Homosexuality–What does 1Co 6:9-11 teach? In these three verses Paul lists ten sins. The list begins with the rhetorical question: Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? These ten sins are characterized by Read More …