Category Archives: Theology

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

Jesus and Vaccines: Franklin Graham’s Statement

Jesus and vaccines.  That is the subject of this blog post.  I know.  It’s not something you would expect.  It’s unique, for sure.  (As soon as I say that, everyone will be writing about it!)  But, hopefully, it will be … Continue reading

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The American Flag

Burning the American flag Most of us have seen “Americans” burning the American flag.  It is legal in America and, you could say, we are free in America to express ourselves in this way.  But who can understand it?  It’s … Continue reading

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Minds. Who Needs Them?

Minds.  Who needs them? Minds.  Who needs them? We’re much better off if our minds are a page that “has been intentionally left blank.”  Imagine how much more we can contribute to society if we don’t have minds!  If we … Continue reading

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2020 Presidential Election: Battle Lines

After election day had passed, a small group from our church discussed the nature of the 2020 presidential election.  It was suggested, since our primary concern may be our personal comfort and economic well-being, the 2020 presidential election rises only … Continue reading

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Paths of Righteousness

“He leads me in paths of righteousness for His name’s sake” (Ps. 23:3). What are paths of righteousness? A path of righteousness is a morally right and just path. So, sin and lies avoid it. It is a pathway of … Continue reading

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I Am Living Forevermore

“I am living forevermore.” These are words from Jesus.  He said them nearly two thousand years ago.  Yet the reality they express never changes.  This is evident in their very nature: “I am living forevermore.” These words remain firm in … Continue reading

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While Christians Sleep

“While Christians Sleep”: an interesting title. Do they? Yes, they do.  But not only at night when they’re in bed. Of course, not all Christians are sleeping.  But many who do, appear to be awake and quite active.  They sleep … Continue reading

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Disregard for the Word of God

This post discusses an alarming disregard for the Word of God among Christians. Disregard for the Word of God: why and how Why do some Christians have a disregard for the Word of God?  No need to act surprised.  Some … Continue reading

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Never Die

The best way to live forever is to never die.  Sounds simple enough.  Don’t die and you will live forever. Okay.  Fine.  But how do we keep from dying?  The chances are pretty slim we can avoid it.  No one … Continue reading

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The Greatest Valentine

Since this is the season for Valentines, let’s consider. . . the greatest Valentine. The greatest Valentine came to our world soon after A.D. dawned.  It was a heart in the shape of a cross that dropped to the bottom … Continue reading

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Judge Kavanaugh – A Battle Between Darkness and Light

You’ve probably heard the accusations against Judge Kavanaugh or seen the Senate hearings on TV. A personal experience has shed new light on this for me.  My experience relates to the struggle between darkness and light.  Which lies at the … Continue reading

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Predestination as Taught in the Bible

The following is a brief study on what the Bible teaches about predestination.  References are made to a lecture by David Pawson. The curtain opens David Pawson and several others taught by video during my YWAM Discipleship Training School in … Continue reading

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Thoughts About the Unpardonable Sin

The unpardonable sin Quotes referred to below are from a booklet entitled “The Unpardonable Sin.”  The author is Herbert Lockyer.  It was published in 1952.  I remember seeing it lie around the house in the 60s when I was a … Continue reading

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A Short Analysis of Historical Creationism

Historical Creationism Have you ever heard of Historical Creationism? I hadn’t.  Until a few weeks ago. Sometimes I’m puzzled by what Christians are willing to believe.  Unfortunately. . .  It has been left to us to uphold the truth.  So … Continue reading

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Should Babies be Baptized? A Letter to Friends

Should babies be baptized?  This question was presented in a sermon.  My wife and I received a copy of the sermon from friends who are Paedobaptists (infant baptizers).  I gave the following reply to them in a letter.  This is … Continue reading

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Hair in I Corinthians 11

Hair in I Corinthians 11 was a subject in a recent sermon. So guess what?  This post is about hair in I Corinthians 11. Please bless it, Lord Jesus, to the glory of your name. We open this brief study … Continue reading

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Eternal Security: The Reality of Hope

This blog features eight simple points in defense of the Bible’s teaching on the eternal security of believers in Jesus.  It’s not just a theological exercise.  Or a platform for sparring with opposing views. So we begin by asking some … Continue reading

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God’s Love Letter to You

You’ve probably heard about God’s love letter.  He has written a love letter to you. It is found in the Bible. It reminds us of a message in a bottle sliding over waves. He says, “I have loved you with … Continue reading

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Take a Knee

 Take a knee.  And let the games begin. Take a knee: it’s amazing! Some things are truly amazing.  Take a knee, for example.  What a brilliant idea!  Don’t you think?  The tin man thinks it’s great!  I’m pretty sure it’s … Continue reading

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The Israel of God, A New Creation

Let me explain why I’m writing this blog on “the Israel of God.” Replacement Theology I don’t think I even heard of Replacement Theology until recently.  Then, one Sunday morning, there it was.  In a sermon. I agree.  Some “theology” … Continue reading

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