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?
My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord;neither be weary of his correction:12 for whom the Lord loveth he correcteth;even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. Can you determine when God is correcting you? What’s you attitude towards His correction? According to your Bible, God is just like a human father who corrects his children. If you are a parent, then you know how important it is … Continue reading Proverbs 3:11-12 What’s Your Attitude Towards Correction?
Watching and Praying is an attempt to fulfill the Jesus Christ’s command in Luke 21:36. “Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.” Religion Combating Christian nationalism to protect democracy https://www.news-press.com/story/opinion/2023/02/12/combating-christian-nationalism-to-protect-democracy/69885057007/ Europe is Supported by its Judeo-Christian Roots, Justice Minister Says ‘It’s time for … Continue reading Watching and Praying Feb 18, 2023
In September of 2019, I published a list of verses showing the gospel message preached by Jesus Christ in the Old Testament. I committed to publishing a list of verses identified in the New Testament, so today I am following through on that commitment. Though I have published infrequently over the past few months, I am still committed to preaching the very message of Jesus … Continue reading The Gospel in the Synoptic Gospel Accounts
Should you be a servant or a master? This is a question many of us must wrestle with. Many have great intentions to do good for others, but the end result is self-exaltation. It is common for those who have great ambition to exalt themselves above others, but is this what Jesus Christ teaches? The Disciples’ Dispute The teaching we are about to explore is … Continue reading Stop Ignoring What Jesus Said: Should You Be a Servant or a Master?
In this third installment of this Bible study, we will continue to read through the Beatitudes looking for the unfiltered gospel message contained within the verses. Be sure to read Part 1 & 2 of this Bible study for more context and understanding. The Children of God “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” (Matt. 5:9) Jesus tells us … Continue reading The Gospel Message in the Beatitudes (Part 3)
If you have not read Part 1 of this Bible study, we recommend that you do so. Reading Part 1 will provide context for the following text: Hunger and Thirst after Righteousness “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.” (Matt. 5:6) The first half of Luke 6:21 contains Luke’s account of this saying. Luke adds the word … Continue reading The Gospel Message in the Beatitudes (Part 2)
In Part 1, we explored what the Bible teaches about coming to Jesus Christ. If you have not read Part 1, I recommend that you do so before reading this installment. Obviously, Part 1 provides context for this Bible study. In this installment, we will go over what it looks like when God is calling. The Meaning of Church Every student of the Bible should … Continue reading Is God Calling You? (Part 2)