Tag Archives: Doctrine

Stardust

A few months after the Woodstock Music Festival, in 1969, the group, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, introduced their latest song, written by Joni Mitchell, “Woodstock,” in which we hear the refrain, “We Are Stardust.” The interesting thing about their … Continue reading

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Keeping The Main Thing, The Main Thing

29% of the world’s population have not heard, nor do they have opportunity to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ in their own language. Christ’s return hinges on the church’s completion of its mission to… “Go, and make disciples of … Continue reading

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Lie To Me

John 8:43-45 “Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and came from God; nor have I come of Myself, but He sent Me. Why do you not understand My speech? … Continue reading

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Three Stones Make a Wall

Nehemiah prays for the people: Neh. 1:5-11 “I pray, Lord God of heaven, O great and awesome God, You who keep Your covenant and mercy with those who love You and observe Your commandments, please let Your ear be attentive … Continue reading

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A Distressing Spirit

1Sam. 16:14, 17, 23 Saul’s Distressing Spirit: “But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and a distressing spirit from the Lord troubled him… So Saul said to his servants, “Provide me now a man who can play well, … Continue reading

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Multiversalism

G.K. Chesterton said, “When men stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing, they believe in anything.” I would rephrase that by saying, “when men stop believing in the Truth of God, they will begin to believe in any … Continue reading

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Glorious Gospel, Blessed God

1 Tim. 1:8-11 “But we know that the law is good if one uses it lawfully, knowing this: that the law is not made for a righteous person, but for the lawless and insubordinate, for the ungodly and for sinners, … Continue reading

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Notes on “The Abolition of Man”

Chapter One: Men Without Chests Bruce Jenner says of his condition, “I just couldn’t continue living a lie.” What he means is that he perceives his physical, birth gender to be a lie. That perception implies that the truth lies … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Your Happiness, Dammit

I recently read an article about, “The Gospel of Happiness.” No disrespect to Joel Osteen, but if happiness is your goal in life, then you’ve missed the boat entirely. In fact, your religion is Hedonism, no matter how thickly you … Continue reading

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This Valentine’s Day Beware a Cold Heart

I was saved in a Baptist church and blessed to find myself under the tutelage of one of the finest Bible scholars I have ever heard. In that atmosphere, as a young Christian, I was happy to accept whatever doctrine … Continue reading

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