Isaiah and the Holy God

When Uzziah died, the LORD gave the prophet Isaiah a transforming vision of Himself. He saw the LORD high and lifted up, and His glory filled the Temple (Isaiah 6:1). It was the great privilege of Isaiah to tell the people of Judah that, while judgment would come to the nation, God would have mercy, … Continue reading Isaiah and the Holy God

Reformed Theology and Its Doctrine

Dr. David F. Wells was Distinguished Senior Research Professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  In 1993, he published his book, No Place for Truth: Or, Whatever Happened to Evangelical Theology? in order to share his alarm about the state of the Confessional Church in the world today.  “The disappearance of theology from the life of the … Continue reading Reformed Theology and Its Doctrine

Redeeming the Time

"Redeeming the time because the days are evil.” Ephesians 5:16 The apostle Paul lived a large part of his life under the constant threat of danger. He was a marked man for destruction by many groups. Zealous Jews thought Paul was a traitor to his heritage. He who once persecuted the Christians was found preaching … Continue reading Redeeming the Time

The Conversion of Charles H. Spurgeon

The Prince of Preachers Charles Haddon Spurgeon, of the Metropolitan Tabernacle, London, was born at Kelvedon, Essex, on June 19, 1834; converted on January 6, 1850, at the age of 15, at Colchester; gave his first Gospel address at Faversham when he was 16, and for thirty years declared almost weekly, to audiences numbering five … Continue reading The Conversion of Charles H. Spurgeon

An Important Question

“Does regeneration precede salvation?" or, “Does salvation precede regeneration?” There is a theological bias that contends regeneration comes after faith.  It is asserted that a person must believe in order to become a Christian, and then, when a person becomes a Christian they are regenerated. Those of another theological persuasion say just the opposite.  It … Continue reading An Important Question

Regeneration Precedes Faith

An Important Question “Does regeneration precede salvation? Or “Does salvation precede regeneration?” There is a theological bias that contends regeneration comes after faith.  It is asserted that a person must believe in order to become a Christian, and then, when a person becomes a Christian they are regenerated. Those of another theological persuasion say just … Continue reading Regeneration Precedes Faith