MY BROTHER OR ME?

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Questionable Things

Lesson 3 Romans 14:1-23 BACKGROUND In the local church at Rome, there was a small group, probably Gentiles, who had come to the conclusion that there was something religiously wrong with eating meat and drinking wine. Apparently they had moved Read More …

BASIC PRINCIPLES

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Questionable Things

This past week, while doing some research, I ran across a lesson series called “Questionable Things” by Dr. Jack Arnold. The series takes an in-depth look at those actions, when taken by a Christian, may be questionable as to whether Read More …

WHY MISSIONARY AND NOT “OMISIONARY”

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By Rev. Curtis Lee Laws Pastor First Baptist Church Baltimore, Maryland   I am debtor both to the Greeks and to the Barbarians; both to the wise and to the unwise. So as much as in me is, I am 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 …

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 …

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 …

THE ERROR OF HOMOSEXUALITY

THE ERROR OF HOMOSEXUALITY Introduction Far from an “alternate lifestyle”, the Bible specifically places homosexuality and homosexual behavior on the things not to do list. In this study we want to focus on what the Bible has to say But Read More …

Phil Robertson; The Most Dangerous Man in America

“Why is Phil Robertson the most dangerous man in America? First of all, he’s a man of conviction. He knows what he believes and he’s not afraid to say it. This is a rare quality in America today and most 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 …

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 …

Homosexuality – What does the Bible say? Concluding thoughts.

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

Homosexuality – What does the Bible say? Our study of the issue of homosexuality has dealt with many Scriptures. We have attempted to do exegesis before drawing conclusions (although we do draw some conclusions at the end of each study). Read More …

Homosexuality – What Does Rom 1:24-27 Teach?

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Same Sex Marriage

Homosexuality – What Does Rom 1:24-27 Teach? Although Rom 1:24-27 is not the only passage in the Scriptures which clearly condemns homosexual practice, it is the most demonstrative. Paul wastes few words in showing his position on the subject. (And Read More …

Mormonism and Salvation

Mormonism’s 13 Articles of Faith: I found the following on a Mormon website (http://mormon.org/beliefs/articles-of-faith) and thought it might be interesting to compare the first four Articles (doctrinal) with what the Bible says. Here is what I found: 1. We believe Read More …

Homosexuality – Do Strong Urges make it okay?

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Same Sex Marriage

Homosexuality – Do Strong Urges make it okay? Anecdotes are the facts of our generation. Everyone likes a story. Truth told in story seems more believable. That is why I was not surprised when the first half of the Ezine Read More …

Homosexuality – What Was The Sin of Sodom?

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Same Sex Marriage

Homosexuality–What Was The Sin of Sodom? For the longest time the sin of Sodom was clearly connected clearly with homosexuality. In the United States in particular we had laws against sodomy, which made homosexuality a crime. Most people, if asked Read More …

Abiding In Christ And Not Sinning

Abiding In Christ And Not Sinning Lecture XIII December 22, 1858 by Charles Grandison Finney Text.–1 John 3:5, 6: “And ye know that he was manifested to take away our sins, and in him is no sin. Whosoever abideth in 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 …