According to the Bible, the gospel—the good news of salvation, is the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 15:3-4). His death on the cross reveals that humankind willfully sinned against God and is lost without hope apart from Jesus Christ (Isa. 53:6; Acts 4:12; Rom. 3:23). That salvation, the forgiveness of sins, […]Read more "What is the Gospel According to Scripture?"
Paul left Athens, a university city, and went to Corinth, a metropolis city. Corinth was Paul’s last major place of witness on his second missionary journey. It was 46 miles west of Athens, and both politically and economically affluent. Corinth was known for Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, and here devotees promoted immorality in […]Read more "The Apostle Paul Shares the Gospel in Corinth, a Metropolis City"
Did you know the National Day of Prayer was enacted on April 17, 1952 by President Harry S. Truman as a time to “turn to God in prayer and meditation?” This bill was challenged in 2010 by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb. She expressed it violated the First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting […]Read more "Does the National Day of Prayer Conflict with Separation of Church and State?"
I want to start by asking you to guess who you believe is on the Top 10 list for best TV Dads of all time and give a brief explanation why you chose that person. Al Bundy – Married with Children Danny Tanner – Full House Philip Banks – Fresh Prince of Bel Air Archie […]Read more "Hope Personified"
One morning in 1888, Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, woke up to read his own obituary. The obituary was printed as a result of a simple journalistic error. You see, it was Alfred’s brother that had died and the journalist accidentally reported the death of the wrong brother. Any man would be disturbed under […]Read more "What will your obituary say about you?"
The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Triune God. He has many attributes that assist a Christian in being more God-like. For instance, the Holy Spirit imparts knowledge (1 Cor. 2:10-11), love (Rom. 15:30), intelligence (Acts 13:2), is a comforter (Jn 14:26), and teaches or unveils God’s Word to believers (Jn. 16:13-14; 1 […]Read more "How does God’s Spirit Help us make Good Decisions?"
Substitutionary atonement is the sacrifice Christ made for the sins of the whole world (Jn.3:16). Those who repent and put their faith in Christ alone for salvation (Eph. 2:8-9) will receive the righteousness of Christ. The righteousness of Christ is imputed or given to believers. “God made him who had no sin to be sin […]Read more "Lent Reminds us of the Real Revolutionary"