Must We Pray Before Meals?

Last weekend, my sons and I went to a car show. When we left, one son took the metro home to Virginia and I rode home to Maryland with the other. On the way, we stopped for burgers and fries Read More …

For By Grace Are Ye Saved…

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Praise for the Work of the Trinity in the Gospel of Grace. These verses are an outburst of descriptive eloquence that even the ample resources of the Greek language seem too meagre to adequately express. The grandeur and variety of 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 …

Who Jesus Really Was – An Answser to John Fugelsang

Over the past months, I’ve seen this “quote” posted on FB and other sites. The quote is by an actor (John Fugelsang) whose parents were disenchanted Catholics who went against their religious beliefs to get married. (His mother was a Read More …

For His Name’s Sake – That’s Purpose

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

The Compelling Purpose of God He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . Luke 18:31 “Jerusalem, in the life of our Lord, represents the place where He reached the culmination of His Father’s 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 …

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures – That’s Rest!

This entry is part 4 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures —- That’s Rest! How awesome is our God, who not only has green pastures to lead me into, which shows his ability, but he leads me into them, which shows his 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 …

CHRISTOLOGY (JESUS CHRIST)

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

I.   Nature The Son of God – Deity The Word – Preexistence & Activity Lord – Sovereignty The Son of Man – Humanity The Christ – Official Title and Mission Son of David – Royal Lineage II.    Offices Prophet – 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 …

Did Jesus ever address homosexuality?

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Same Sex Marriage

Did Jesus ever address homosexuality? In my last post, someone in the Comments asked, “If Jesus is the greatest prophet and Son of God, and if homosexuality was such a bar to eternal life, why didn’t Jesus address this?” I’ve Read More …

Why Did John the Baptist Say He Was a Voice Crying in the Wilderness?

“John the Baptist said he was a crying voice because he was a Baptist,” says Kaylin, 11. I wonder if Kaylin’s assertion should be considered for a vote at the national convention of the Southern Baptists. “John did not want Read More …