What is the Westminster Confession of Faith? Well when you believe something about the Bible such as: Who is Jesus? You have an opinion about it and confess to yourself that opinion based on all you know the Bible teaches about Him. Confessions like the Westminster Confession of Faith is a biblical opinion that isContinue reading “Confession of Faith???”
Larry Norman, a Christian singer in the 70’s said he didn’t care to talk about theology. He just wanted to talk about Jesus. That may sound spiritual but whose Jesus was he referring too? The Mormon Jesus, the Jehovah’s Witness or Muslim Jesus? When you say Jesus is God you are talking theology. If youContinue reading “Creeds and Confessions”
G.K. Chesterton said, “I find it amazing that moderns reject the notion of the doctrine of original sin when it’s the only Christian doctrine that can be empirically verified.” Sin can be divided into categories of original and actual sin. Original sin refers to the fact all people after the fall of Adam are bornContinue reading “Original Sin”
How do you get to know someone? You talk with them, don’t you? The truth is, God has spoken to all people in nature by the things that are made. Creation tells us God exists and he is powerful. He is not only clearly perceived in the things that are made but also the knowledgeContinue reading “God Speaks In Creation”
Some love the aroma of fresh brewed coffee in the morning and most despise the stench of a teenagers unwashed socks. Regarding worship, the Bible speaks about the fragrances God loves and hates. Remember, it is your sacred duty and privilege to worship God. He has told us what he loves and hates in worship.Continue reading “The Aroma of true Worship”
Have you ever done something wrong and wanted to hit the reset button of life? Christians often think of justification as receiving a spiritual blank slate. A state of blamelessness as if they had never committed any sin. When God justifies Christians, He declares us righteous in Christ. We are immediately in full possession ofContinue reading “Justified by Faith.”
I met a man who didn’t believe in absolute truth. I asked how he knew that statement was true. He couldn’t answer! For many, truth is one’s own interpretation of reality. But that’s really an untenable position. You could never act with real confidence because everyone’s interpretation would be true for them. God’s truth isContinue reading “Truth comes from God”
Have you ever done something wrong and wanted to hit the reset button of life? Christians often think of justification as receiving a spiritual blank slate. A state of blamelessness as if they had never committed any sin. When God justifies Christians, He declares us righteous in Christ. We are immediately in full possession ofContinue reading “Justified by Faith”
Victory did not come because of a change I was smart enough to make. God caused me to change my desire for Him (John 6:44). If I used a scoreboard analogy, the leading score belongs to God and me zero. He wins every time He chooses to save somebody (Matt. 11:27: Eph. 1:4; Duet. 7:6-7)! I have total assurance of victory through Christ Alone!
Abraham is like all sinful people in that he has moments of failure and success. God proves Himself to always be faithful but men do not.