Suffering and the Politics of Evil

Christians suffer because of bad political decisions of rulers. “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan” (Prov. 29:2). Jesus predicted a period of great tribulation for the nation of Israel because of bad political decisions. In AD 30, the rulers of the Jews decided that it was … Continue reading Suffering and the Politics of Evil

Suffering and the Grace of God

Suffering is designed to demonstrate the power and grace of God. During His ministry, a blind man came to see Jesus. He wanted to be healed. But before that happened, the disciples had a question. “And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?” … Continue reading Suffering and the Grace of 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

Four Crowns of Glory for Christians

The Bible speaks of several crowns that will be given to Christians as spiritual rewards of service and faithfulness. There is the Crown of Life that will be granted to those who resisted sin and enduring persecution and trial. “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the … Continue reading Four Crowns of Glory for Christians

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

Why Many Iranian Women Love Jesus

“There have been names that I have loved to hearBut never has there been a name so dearTo this heart of mineAs the name divineThe precious, precious name of Jesus Jesus is the sweetest name I knowAnd he’s just the same as his holy nameAnd that’s the reason why I love Him soJesus is the … Continue reading Why Many Iranian Women Love Jesus

Develop a Christian Vocabulary

ADOPTION. The apostle Paul used the term adoption to set forth a vital aspect of the salvation of every believer (Rom. 8:15, 23; 9:4; Gal. 4:5; Eph. 1:15). According to law of Rome, adoption was a legitimate means to designate an heir. A legal transfer was made from the authoritative structure of the natural father, … Continue reading Develop a Christian Vocabulary