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Jude 1:3

Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.

The Vicarious Death of Christ

Why did the Father will the death of his only beloved Son, and in so painful and shameful a form? Why should such a good and holy individual person die for everyone's sin? How does such a violent act make for a peaceful outcome with…

Church of tares

This video presentation is three hours long, but worth the watch. The film takes a close look at the big church themes and leadership of the day. It begs the question, just because thousands turn up and agree with a particular following, church group or…

Biblical qualifications of Elders & Pastors

The Bible specifically speaks about the qualifications for those who will lead a congregation of people. These qualifications have been the same for almost 2,000 years. Jesus is the perfect fulfillment of these qualifications as the “senior pastor” of the Church. ***Above Reproach (Titus 1:6,…

Tithing is not a christian doctrine

An excellent essay about the false teaching of tithing obligations in the church. The following essay is a summary of my book, Should the Church Teach Tithing? A Theologian’s Conclusions about a Taboo Doctrine. The book itself is a greatly expanded version of my PH.

Have the Apostolic gifts ceased?

Phil Johnson runs a lecture on the Biblical premise that the Apostolic gifts have indeed ceased in contrast to the complete cannonisation of scripture, including the new testament, that scripture is enough. 1 Corinthians 13:8 8 Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass…

God proves Himself and His Word as infallible

And He uses a nation to do it, the nation of Israel. Deuteronomy 4:35 35 To you it was shown, that you might know that the Lord is God; there is no other besides him. What did God show that we might know that He…

Three chapters to read in our Bible

Three books of the Bible that will give you much of why Jesus Christ had to come and die for us. Galatians 3, Romans 3 and Philippians 3. Please remember, it is because of the righteousness of Jesus Christ that we can stand before God,…

Sympathy for the devil

by Dr Brian Mattson Not one of them could identify a blatantly Gnostic subversion of the biblical story when it was right in front of their faces. In Darren Aronofsky's new star-gilt silver screen epic, Noah, Adam and Eve are luminescent and fleshless, right up…

Five words you need to know in Christianity

These are some of the basic words (terms) you should know about in Christianity, some that you may not have heard of before. Even christians that have grown up in the church may not have heard of some of these terms and their true meaning…

Sanctification

by Bradford A. Mullen The generic meaning of sanctification is "the state of proper functioning." To sanctify someone or something is to set that person or thing apart for the use intended by its designer. A pen is "sanctified" when used to write. Eyeglasses are…

Reconciliation

by William J. Woodruff Reconciliation comes from the Greek family of words that has its roots in allasso [ajllavssw]. The meaning common to this word group is "change" or "exchange." Reconciliation involves a change in the relationship between God and man or man and man.

Propitiation

Dictionaries - Easton's Bible Dictionary - Propitiation Propitiation [N] [B] that by which God is rendered propitious, i.e., by which it becomes consistent with his character and government to pardon and bless the sinner. The propitiation does not procure his love or make him loving;…

Justification

by Leon Morris Justification is the declaring of a person to be just or righteous. It is a legal term signifying acquittal, a fact that makes it unpalatable to many in our day. We tend to distrust legalism and thus we dismiss anything that savors…

Atonement

by Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. That the Bible's central message is atonement, that is, that God has provided a way for humankind to come back into harmonious relation with him, is everywhere apparent in Scripture. From the first stories in Genesis to the last visions…

The Still, Small Voice

Phil Johnson preaches on 1 Kings 19:9-18 about the Small Still Voice. Great insight and correct interpretation of the passage and how it relates to our lives under the grace of God through Jesus Christ now. You will need a modern browser like Chrome to…

Proof of God's touch on our world!

Look closely and you will find the fingerprints of God all around you! This video is a great insight into the way our God created the earth and everything in it. The Fibonacci Sequence is not just a made up geometric pattern, but it is…

To be like God (Christ)

Please grab your Bible and read the following material presented from beginning to end as this is what sound doctrine looks like. by Curtis Leins We all know the story of the Fall of Adam and Eve. They were given a wonderful place in the Garden…

Fastest way to disprove tithing requirement

Marc Speed talks about the fastest way to disprove the tithing "Requirement" and what to say to a person who believes tithing is for today. Is the tithing law(s) given to Israel also binding on the church/christian conscience, or that Abraham tithed, should we; didn't…

Imminency of Christ's return

Steve Hall says, Many Christians today have accepted a "pretribulational" view of the second coming of Christ, not on the basis of careful independent Bible study, but on the basis of the perception that some of their favorite Bible teachers have accepted that viewpoint. Matthew…