Faith and Works: Two Sides of the Same Coin

"What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them?"- James 2:14 A family is on a road trip to the Grand Canyon. Shortly before they arrive, a young man comes out from nowhere and tells them to pull over quickly. "Don't... Continue Reading →

The Apostle Paul Shares the Gospel in Corinth, a Metropolis City

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... Continue Reading →

What is the Difference Between General and Special Revelation?

The Psalmist proclaims: “Heaven is declaring God’s glory; the sky is proclaiming his handiwork (Ps. 19:1)." Next, David states in verse 7, “The Lord’s instruction is perfect, reviving one’s very being." These two statements have often been associated with general and special revelation because they both unveil the character of God. In this paper, I... Continue Reading →

How was Jesus both Fully God and Fully Man?

Jesus Christ is both fully God and fully man, and yet is one person. In this essay, I will defend the dual nature of Christ’s humanity and deity. Then, I will explain why this reality is crucial for the salvation of the world. The duality of Christ begins in Mary’s womb. The Bible states: “that... Continue Reading →

The 4 Major Themes of the Bible: Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration

There are 4 main themes that interconnect the history of the Judeo-Christian worldview. The first is creation. In the beginning, God created time and the universe by His power, turning nothing into something (ex-nihilo). He created the stars, galaxies, fish, cucumbers, trees, giraffes, and his greatest work of all, humankind. God placed the man Adam... Continue Reading →

The Bible: Fact or Fiction?

I often hear skeptics argue that the Bible is not true. It’s just a mythological book that a bunch of people made up with no historical validity. These opinions may be rampant today, but they are not grounded in truth. There is strong evidence suggesting the Bible is historically trustworthy. I will provide just a... Continue Reading →

What Jesus thought about Women in the Bible

Christianity elevated the status of women more than any other religious or political system during the first century. Jesus’ disciples included several women (Luke 8:1-3), a practice very rare among the rabbis of his day. Not only that, but Christ’s first recorded disclosure of his own identity as the true Messiah was made to a woman (John 4:25-26). This... Continue Reading →

The Dieography of Christ

 "If Christ didn't rise from the dead, we of all people are most to be pitied." - Apostle Paul Daniel Webster was a leading American Senator from Massachusetts during the period leading up to the Civil War. He participated in important U.S. Supreme Court cases, which bolstered the authority of the Federal government. His biography, which... Continue Reading →

Extending Grace in a Culture of Revenge

There are 5 members of my family. I have two older brothers, Tyson and Brian. They are both in the medical field working as doctors. My Father made his living as a Physical Therapist and business owner while my Mom stayed at home. I had a great experience growing up. My family demonstrated mercy, forgiveness, and... Continue Reading →

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