The Unwaiting Savior

“And Saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord, went unto the high priest, 2 And desired of him letters to Damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem. 3 And as he … Continue reading The Unwaiting Savior

Regeneration, The Great Work of Our Sovereign God

The term “regeneration” is a Biblical word. “Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost” (Titus 3:5). The Greek word “paliggenesia” speaks of a spiritual rebirth in Titus 3:5 (the state or the act), that … Continue reading Regeneration, The Great Work of Our Sovereign God

A Portrait of Perilous Times

AN EXPOSITION OF 2 Timothy 3:1-5      1 This know also, that in the last days perilous [dangerous] times shall come. The expression “the last days” refers to the age ushered in by the appearance of Christ on earth during the years of His incarnation. “And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought … Continue reading A Portrait of Perilous Times

Matthew: The Man Who Rose Up to Follow Jesus

“And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.” –Matthew 9:9 The receipt of custom refers to the tax office. Sitting at his place of work was a man named Matthew, whom … Continue reading Matthew: The Man Who Rose Up to Follow Jesus

Should the Church Forgive Predator Priests?

“And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God” (1 Cor. 6:11). There was once a time when people who were concerned about their souls asked the question, “How close can I … Continue reading Should the Church Forgive Predator Priests?

Are We Living in the Last Days?

"Now the Spirit speaketh expressly [without doubt], that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils" (1 Timothy 4:1).  The reference to “the latter times” is a small phrase that has brought endless mischief to the Church, because Christians have an insatiable appetite for … Continue reading Are We Living in the Last Days?