WHY BAPTISM OF BELIEVERS AND NOT INFANTS

This entry is part 9 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By R. P. Johnston, D. D. Pastor Third Baptist Church St. Louis, Missouri And as they went on their way they came unto a certain water, and the eunuch said, See, here is water; what doth hinder me to be 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 PRESBYTERIAN

This entry is part 7 of 19 in the series Baptist Why & Why Not

By T. S. Dunaway, D. D. Fredericksburg, Virginia Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. For it 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 …

Testimony of the Evangelists

by Simon Greenleaf (1783-1853) Originally at Reformation Ink, this essay is in the public domain and may be freely copied and distributed. Greenleaf, one of the principle founders of the Harvard Law School, originally set out to disprove the biblical testimony concerning 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 …

My cup runneth over – That’s Abundance!

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

ALL NEEDFUL SUPPLIES THROUGH CHRIST Php 4:19 My God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. In this passage, Paul who has been generously helped by the Philippian church, assures them that God 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. 1:1,2 – 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 …

Ephesians: Chosen to be Holy!

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Ephesians

This post begins a series of expository messages in the book of Ephesians. SAINTS AND FAITHFUL That is Paul’s way of describing a church. There were plenty of very imperfect Christians in the community at Ephesus and in the other Read More …

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death – That’s Testing!

This entry is part 9 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

Life’s meaning discerned by the retrospect of it. The remark has not infrequently been made that incidents closely connected cannot be rightly understood till the time has come for them to be reviewed in their entirety as matters of history. 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 …

THEOLOGY PROPER (GOD)

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Basic Theology

THEOLOGY PROPER (GOD) I. The Existence of God Arguments: From cause-effect (cosmological argument), from design-designer (teleological argument). II. The Nature of God Westminster Catechism: “God is Spirit, Infinite, Eternal, and Unchangeable in His being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and Read More …

Introduction to Theology

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Basic Theology

Introduction to Theology: This a Thirteen part series taken from the free “theWORD” bible program and covering the following topics: Bibliology (Bible) Theology Proper Trinity Christology (Jesus Christ) Pneumatology (Holy Spirit) Creation Angelology (Angels) Demonology (Demons) Anthropology (Man) Atonement Soteriology 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 …

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 …