James 1 CONTEXT: Matthew Henry says of this book and specifically this chapter: This epistle of James is one of the most instructive writings in the New Testament. Being chiefly directed against particular errors at that time brought in among the Jewish Christians, it does not contain the same full doctrinal statements as the other epistles, but … More SUNDAY Sermon Series – CHARITY AND PURITY
American Minute with Bill Federer FYI This is my go too online dictionary Webster’s 1828 Dictionary: “The Christian religion is … one of the first things in which all children … ought to be instructed” Noah Webster had served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War. In 1781, Webster received his Master’s Degree from Yale, with his dissertation: “On the universal … More Webster’s 1828 Dictionary:
When Black History Month is observed each year, faith is a thread throughout many of the stories and celebrations of the Black community in the U.S. In fact, according to Black Americans, it’s an essential part of the narrative. In this February release for Barna’s ongoing 2021 series exploring new data about the Black Church, … More Barna Update: Most Black Adults Say Religion & the Black Experience Go Hand in Hand
The Coronavirus, God, and a World out of Our Control JOHN STONESTREET The coronavirus has now spread to over 60 countries, with major outbreaks in China, South Korea, Northern Italy, and Iran. The global numbers are staggering: nearly 90,000 reported cases and over 3,000 deaths. As of Monday afternoon, there were over 90 confirmed cases … More The Coronavirus, God, and a World out of Our Control
NOVEMBER 24, 2018 BY STEVE REBUS (Octavius Winslow) “The Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me!” Galatians 2:20 Is Jesus precious to my heart? Is He the object of my supreme admiration and delight? Does He have my warmest affection? Do I love Jesus above all? I must light the torch of my affection for … More For me!
by John MacArthur / Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Dr. MacArthur makes a play on words here to make his point that today’s modern movement(s) have no real biblical foundation. Instead of being driven to repentance for their sinfulness, as were those in the Great Awakening; today people are driven by pure emotion. – Mike Many charismatics today claim … More God in the Hands of Giddy Sinners
Matthew 18:5–6 “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned” (v. 6). Just as the Holy Spirit inspired Moses to write five books of the Bible (Genesis through Deuteronomy), so too … More A Somber Warning
T. F. Thompson July 9, 2018 Oh, this is a good one for sure and an issue bound to cause some Christians to cringe. And while this post is not a position against social justice, I do assert that the message of Jesus was not about social issues at all. The message of Jesus was … More Where was Jesus on the issue of the Social Gospel?
A lamp for my feet (Thomas Watson, “Body of Divinity“) “Teach me Your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to Your truth!” Psalm 86:11 Continued at Source GraceGems June 29, 2018 by Steve Rebus : A lamp for my feet