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The Liberating Power of Christianity

"Liberty has not subsisted outside of Christianity." Lord Acton Western Civilization is running as fast as it can from its Christian...

"His-Story"

The Study of History is the Study of God’s Providence The Westminster Confession of Faith defines the providence of God as follows: God...

Islam and the Cross of Christ

Islam does affirm certain aspects of Christianity that are quite interesting placed within their theological scheme. For instance, they...

The Importance of Persistence

Jesus spelled out prayer for us very clearly. One day His disciples came to Him saying, ”Lord, teach us to pray.” After giving them a...

Partaking of His Divine Nature

“For by these He has granted to us His precious and magnificent promises, so that by them you may become the partakers of the divine...

Full of Grace and Truth

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us . . . full of grace and truth. And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for...

The Leprosy of Sin

“’Come now, and let us reason together,’ says the Lord. ‘Though your sins are as scarlet, they will be white as snow; though they are red...

Word and Spirit

“God is spirit, and those that worship Him must worship in spirit and truth” (John 4:24) The inseparable nature of the Word and Spirit is...

The Will-of-God Prayer

“And this is the confidence that we have toward Him, that if we ask anything according to His will He hears us.” (I John 5:14) In its...

Strength in Weakness

“For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I...

Joy Maintained

“You make known for me the path of life; in your presence is the fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” (Psalm...

Around a Charcoal Fire

“Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. Since that disciple was known to the high priest, he entered with Jesus into...

Jesus Fulfilled All Righteousness

The mission of our Lord Jesus Christ involved more than His coming to die on the Cross. As central, and as important as the Cross is to...

Being Sifted Like Wheat

“Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not...

Jonah - A Message of Triumph

The story of Jonah is undoubtedly one of the best known in the Old Testament. At the same time it is also one of the most controversial....

Christus Victor

The term “Christus Victor” (Latin meaning Christ the Victor) has historically been used to convey Christ’s triumph over the Devil at the...

Judgment and Compassion

The following was originally written in March 2003. In light of the current crisis in the U.S. and the rest of the world I am posting it....