In the first installment, we discussed the maintenance of the gospel message. A Christian is someone who follows the teachings of Jesus Christ and promotes those teachings in word and deed. This means a Christian’s heart should be set on the teachings of Jesus Christ. The central message of Jesus’ teachings was “repent for the kingdom of God is at hand.” This message should fill … Continue reading Guidance for the End Times: A Study of the Book of Acts (Part 2)
Welcome to our new series. Jesus Christ said, “Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: so likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.” (Matt 24:32-33) He said this in reference to the signs of the end times. This was (and is) a … Continue reading Guidance for the End Times: A Study of the Book of Acts (Part 1)
Have you ever searched the for the word Christian in the Bible? If you have, then you know that this word only appears three times. Acts 11:26, Acts 26:28, and I Peter 4:16 are the only verses where the word Christian appears. In two of these three verses, the noun Christian is shown as a label given by those who did not consider themselves as … Continue reading Are You Really a Christian?
Many fail to recognize all of what Jesus came to do when He was born of a virgin. Jesus had several things to accomplish while He was here on earth. Some readers of the Bible ignore the fact that Jesus came to make the law plain. The evidence for this is found in the book of Isaiah. “The Lord is well pleased for his righteousness’ … Continue reading Stop Ignoring What Jesus Said: How to Handle Your Enemies
Overview The Bible is a book about character. Ponder that fact for a moment. Consider this fact as well: The Bible is commonly referred to as God’s instruction manual for mankind. The Holy Bible is filled with information we can use to live righteous lives. Much of this information is found in the Old Testament and then amplified by the epistles of the New … Continue reading He That Endureth to the End (Preface)