Nine Key Characteristics of Faith

1)  The characteristic of biblical faith by definition is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. If faith, therefore, is a substance, that means that it is tangible matter; a real thing. It is the Read More …

Why Religion is Important to Society

A short video explaining why religion (ALL faiths)is important and how it contributes to society. You can read the full study (long) explaining these numbers at http://www.religjournal.com/pdf/ijrr12003.pdf

WHY BAPTISM AS SYMBOL AND NOT A SAVING ORDINANCE

This entry is part 11 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By J. B. Moody, D. D. Pastor First Baptist Church. Tampa, Florida. Know ye not that so many of us as were baptized into Jesus Christ were baptized into his death? Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT CAMPBELLITE

This entry is part 8 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By Edgar E. Folk, D. D. Editor Baptist and Reflector Nashville, Tennessee [ADMIN NOTE: Campbellite refers to what we today call the The Church of Christ, Christian Church and various Mormon groups among others.] For God so loved the world that Read More …

WHY BAPTIST AND NOT METHODIST

This entry is part 6 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By R. A. Venable, D. D. Pastor First Baptist Church Meridian, Mississippi For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren. Moreover Read More …

Maryland School Board Scrubs Religious Holidays From Calendar

Local newspapers, radio and TV stations are watching closely, and reporting on the Montgomery County Maryland school board’s recent decision to remove all religious branding from its school calendar. No longer will the calendar show Christmas, Easter, Yom Kipper, etc. 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Christian Girl Thrown Out Window By Muslim Mob?

Christian Girl Thrown Out Window By Muslim Mob? The Epoch Times While the main force of the clashes were in Cairo and Giza, Muslim residents in an unidentified village in the southern Minya province attacked Christian homes as part of 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 leadeth me beside the still waters – That’s Refreshment!

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

G. A. Smith renders it thus: “By waters of rest He refresheth me.” This last verb, he says, is difficult to render in English; the original meaning was evidently to guide the flock to drink, from which it came to Read More …

Atheist Mikey Weinstein was appointed as a Pentagon Adviser

I just ran across this article and it really gets my grits. There is nothing worse than a rabid atheist, who hates religion and those involved in it, to be given a voice. Particularly when it come to our military.  Read More …

Sabbath: Saturday or Sunday?

In answer, let me say first of all that there is no commandment in the Ten Commandments which says they were to keep the seventh day of the week. The words “of the week” are added by man to the Read More …

BIBLIOLOGY (BIBLE)

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Basic Theology

BIBLIOLOGY (BIBLE) I. Revelation Strong: {ἀποκάλυψις} 1)    a laying bare, making naked 2)    a disclosure of truth, instruction2a)    concerning things before unknown2b)    used of events by which things or states or persons hitherto withdrawn from view are made visible to Read More …

Let’s Build Churches With Real Relationships!

Let’s Build Churches With Real Relationships! by Ron Maggard http://worldlink.wordpress.com/ In a day when most of us have closer friendships on Facebook than we have in our real face to face lives it is little wonder that we have difficulties Read More …