Tag Archives: New Testament

neglecting church history

The vast majority of church-goers today understand very little about biblical history much less church history … that is the history of the church recorded since the New Testament through the present day. Many people read the New Testament and … Continue reading

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insightful words from Billy Graham

Just finishing up the book  The Reason For My Hope: Salvation by Billy Graham … a very powerful and convicting book.  As I was reading the afterword ‘Living Life With Hope’, I encountered these insightful words from Mr. Graham describing … Continue reading

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Stand firm!

Sometimes I like to confirm that I truly understand how words are defined before going too far in my Bible study of those same words … so let’s look at the words stand and firm. WordWeb offers these appropriate definitions … Continue reading

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continually and always …

In Romans 15:4, Paul shares the following about the Old Testament writings and how they should encourage and inspire first century believers … For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and … Continue reading

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this definition of eternal life might surprise you

Here you go … This is eternal life: that you know the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom He sent. Now before you start questioning this definition, let me share the context and the source of the definition … … Continue reading

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What is our God designed purpose?

We had some pretty good questions for our Monday morning small group … a couple of the questions I want to explore a bit deeper here on the blog this week … Read Romans 3:23.  What does this tell you … Continue reading

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glimpses of divine joy

Have you ever stopped to consider what brought joy to the people of the New Testament era? Joy was encountered and received when … the baby John (from within the womb of Elizabeth) heard the voice of Mary – the … Continue reading

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