Category Archives: Theology

Studies related to God, Christ, and the Holy Spirit.

A Nondispensational Viewpoint on Kingdom Eschatology

Any proper interpretation of Scripture must begin with a close examination of the Biblical text itself without the aid of eschatological charts or preconceived systems of belief.  Too often in dispensationalism a man-made chart becomes the window through which Scripture … Continue reading

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Addey

When Addey died, hundreds attended her funeral.  There were not enough chairs to seat all those who came.  Afterward a long line of cars followed the hearse to the side of a hill. She was loved by everyone who knew … Continue reading

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Out of Touch with Our Master

Zurich.  Light falls through stained-glass windows on rows of silent pews. It is Sunday morning. Bells in church towers and cathedrals ring throughout Europe, the British Isles, and the Middle East.  With the westward passage of morning light across the … Continue reading

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Time and Light and the Age of the Universe

It is commonly held that because distant stars are so many light years from earth, they must have existed for billions of years.  Evolutionists claim this as evidence for an extremely old universe because of the time it has taken … Continue reading

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Jesus is Lord

We say Jesus is Lord.  But is this reality reflected in our faith and practice as Christians? A while back my wife Kathy discussed the matter of Gospel invitations for children with the leader of a children’s ministry in our … Continue reading

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Message of the Kingdom, Message of the Cross

PROLOGUE: Dispensationalists commonly believe and teach that when Jesus came He and John the Baptist offered an earthly kingdom to Israel.  If Israel had accepted Him as their Messiah, and accepted His and John’s offer of the kingdom, He would … Continue reading

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Preaching for Pay, or Nay?

Should preachers of the Gospel minister without pay and support themselves with another job? What can we learn about this from the Bible? Jesus laid down His carpenter’s tools when He began His ministry.  When He called Peter, Andrew, James, … Continue reading

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The Glory of King Jesus

This blog looks at the glory of King Jesus. Kathy and I would love to go back in time and be on the road to Emmaus, listening to Jesus expound “in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself” (Luke 24).  … Continue reading

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Jesus, a Person Like No Other

Jesus is a name like no other because Jesus is a person like no other. When He spoke, those who heard Him said, “Never has man spoken like this!” (John 7:46)  They marveled at “the words of grace that came from … Continue reading

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Ezekiel’s Fulfillment in Revelation – Part 1

How Ezekiel’s Prophecy is Fulfilled in Revelation Sound the ram’s horn in Zion!  Cry out, town crier!  I have a proclamation to make! Here, Mr. crier, is a parchment roll for you to read in the public square.  Go on… … Continue reading

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Ezekiel’s Fulfillment in Revelation – Part 2

How Ezekiel’s Prophecy is Fulfilled in Revelation (continued) It is time to present the case for my declaration at the beginning of Part 1.  This is why you are all gathered here.  Unfortunately the town crier has gone home to … Continue reading

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A Look at Mormonism

One day, several years ago, a Mormon coworker handed me a booklet on Mormonism.  I respectfully took the booklet and said I would read it. I have worked side by side with Mormons for 20 years.  I admire their hard … Continue reading

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John 1:1 – The Word was God

John 1:1 is the key to understanding who Jesus Christ is.  John wrote, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”  The “Word” is a title given by John to Jesus … Continue reading

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