Amazing Grace

John Newton (1725-1807) penned one of the most famous hymns of Western Civilization, “Amazing Grace.” As a young man in England,...

The Burden of Christian

John Bunyan (1628-1688) wrote one of the most famous books ever to be printed. Pilgrim’s Progress is an allegory of the main character...

Body, Soul, and Spirit, pt. 5

The final aspect of our series on the tri-partite nature of man that we will cover is the heart. This immaterial possession of man is...

Body, Soul, and Spirit, pt. 4

God made man as a tri-partite being: body, soul, and spirit. The body is the physical, material part of man. The soul is immaterial,...

Body, Soul, and Spirit, pt. 3

The body forms the material part of man, and the soul forms one aspect of the immaterial part. The Bible tells us that when God breathed...

Body, Soul, and Spirit, pt. 2

The Bible teaches that man is a tri-partite being, made with body, soul, and spirit. The body of man is the physical house of his person....

Body, Soul, and Spirit

The Bible teaches that man is a tri-partite being, made with body, soul, and spirit. Paul distinguishes the three parts of man in I...

The Thee's and the Thou's

Many people get up in arms about the thee’s and thou’s in the King James Bible (KJV). They make comments such as this: “I can’t...

Be Ready

Yesterday evening as I was leaving the hospital after making a visit, a lady walked toward me and said, “You and I are carrying the same...

How Are You Doing?

Typically, when we great each other, we ask “How are you?” The answers are fairly common (though sincere): “I am doing well” or “Pretty...

A Word on Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is a time in which we can reflect on the influence and sacrifice of our mothers. Mothers have a tremendous privilege and a...

Give out of Love

The Apostle Paul commended the church at Philippi for the support they gave him on his missionary journeys. Paul went to Philippi on his...

"O Worship the King"

Psalm 104 was the theological backdrop for the hymn Sir Robert Grant (1779-1838) wrote: “O Worship the King.” Grant, a lawyer by...

Everlasting Righteousness

The Apostle Paul writes in II Corinthians 5:21, “For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the...

Members in Particular

The church is Christ’s institution in the NT era through which He is accomplishing corporate worship and ministry. Jesus Christ is the...

"Fear Not, Little Flock"

In Luke 12 Jesus told the story of the rich man who was caught up in his wealth and in himself. He presumed his future by saying, “I...

Sing Praises for the Judgment of God

The Book of Psalms is God’s Hymnal; it is the songbook that Israel sang from, and it is the collection of scripture that the church is to...

Put on the Whole Armor of God

Preaching the gospel and dealing with people’s spiritual strongholds is spiritual warfare. It is a battle with a spiritual enemy,...

When You Are Slandered, ...

When you live for the Lord, you represent His Word and try to guide people in the way of righteousness. Invariably, people will resist...

Compassion in Evangelism

Compassion is a key component in evangelizing the lost. Jesus continuously showed compassion to the lost. Matthew records the loving...