Today I am reposting “Peace On Earth,” which was written and posted four years ago. There’s a scene from some movie that just popped itself into my mind. There’s an angry man spouting off about something, and another man says to him, “Ah, does someone need a hug?” Anger isn’t exactly an emotion; rather it … More Peace On Earth. . . (Repost)
Beginning with a discussion of what many see as dangerous times ahead for Christians after the U. S. Presidential Elections this fall, I talked about the Festival in celebration of the giving of the Ten Commandments, took a look at the Salvation of Y’shuaJesus and Street Evangelism and receiving Messiah. It seemed a bit disjointed, … More Responding the Gospel
There’s a scene from some movie that just popped itself into my mind. There’s an angry man spouting off about something, and another man says to him, “Ah, does someone need a hug?” Anger isn’t exactly an emotion; rather it attempts to cover an emotion. And a hug from “Mom” can go a long way … More Peace On Earth. . .
There is a lot we need to understand about ourselves, and about G-d and His plan for all people, in order to become Genuine Christians. To this end, when reaching out to people with the Gospel, refer to four spiritual laws before offering to have folks pray the Sinner’s Prayer. I’ve included the text from a … More Salvation and the Sinner’s Prayer
[ I began this note New Year’s Day. I added pieces to it on and off for a week or so before dropping it. Now I’ve come back to it. I share it now with you. Perhaps it’s a good time to do so. ] The New Year is barely underway, yet things are as … More Salvation is on its way. . .
I’ve heard it said that some train until they get it right, while others train until they get it wrong. What’s that mean? Well. . . Quite a while ago, while bumming around India, I was blessed to contract a persistent stomach bacteria, which came and went in varying degrees of severity for a number … More Train ’til its right. . .
This is the final portion of the chapter from Dr. Ironside’s book. WE GROAN AND TRAVAIL But there is a third aspect of redemption, and that is brought before us in the eighth chapter of the Epistle to the Romans. In verse 22 we read: For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth … More Third Aspect of Redemption
The following is another portion of a chapter begun yesterday from a book by Dr. Harry Ironside, Great Words of the Gospel REDEEMED, BUT DISOBEDIENT When we turn to the Epistle to Titus, we have another aspect of redemption. In chapter 2, verses 11-14, we read: For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath … More Another Side to Redemption
One day a friend and I walked to my parents home collecting soda bottles discarded alongside the road. It took us an hour to walk the three miles, but we collected two large bags each. We took them to a store where we got a nickle a bottle for them. That was the redemption value … More A Nickle a Bottle
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:14,15 Matthew Henry wrote: “Jesus Christ came to save us by healing us, as the children of Israel, stung with fiery serpents, … More The Gospel in the World