What did the Apostle Paul believe concerning the Gospel of Grace as the one and only means of Salvation?

It is very important to understand the history of Paul. In his own words, he describes himself as: “I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law … Continue reading What did the Apostle Paul believe concerning the Gospel of Grace as the one and only means of Salvation?

I Don’t Like Reading the Bible

As a pastor of a Baptist church, you might be thinking that I should not be writing this blog for the world to see. My job could be at risk. However, I would like to explain. My wife Linda reads through the Bible every year. Every Year! She has a reading plan that she enjoys … Continue reading I Don’t Like Reading the Bible

The Things God Hides

The book of Daniel is a wonderful mix of history and eschatology (eschatology is theological study of the final events of history of man and the universe). It is commonly referred to as the study of the "end times." The second chapter contains the first dream of king Nebuchadnezzar

The Four Applications of Doctrine.

Gregg R. Allison, in his book titled, "50 Core Truths of the Christian Faith* described doctrine having four applications. I found his idea intreaging and therefore include his thoughts on the matter. Doctrine is believed. Orthodoxy is true belief, or sound doctrine.Doctrine is practiced. Orthopraxis is right practice, or godly living.Doctrine is confessed. Confession is … Continue reading The Four Applications of Doctrine.

Decline of Christianity in the US.

I was reading with interest the findings of a Pew Research Center survey the other day. In an article: "The U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at a Rapid Pace." "An update on America's changing religious landscape." The article comments: " In Pew Research Center telephone surveys conducted in 2018 and 2019, 65% of American adults … Continue reading Decline of Christianity in the US.