APOLOGY FOR SOCRATES – Johann August Eberhard “Punishment being an evil, cannot be employed by a good being, unless for ends whose goodness is greater than the evils suffered, and which could not be obtained without inflicting them. God punishes not for the common good only, but also for the reformation of the sufferer; which […]
Do You Feel Crucified? By Ray Prinzing “Yet God forbid that I should boast about anything or anybody except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, which means that the world is a dead thing to me and I am a dead man to the world.” (Gal. 6:14) One translation reads, “Because of that […]
The Parable of the Frogs and Free-will. By Louis Soto A parable of the salvation of two frogs. Every Saturday during the summer months I go out to handle all of my outdoor chores. I usually tackle pool maintenance first. Turn on the filter, check to see if a back washing is necessary, check […]
“Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof . . .” Ecclesiastes 7:8 The Victorious Gospel of Jesus Christ has had many names over the centuries — “a better end” was one I had not heard of before until recently. A man whose father was dying in a VA hospital discovered that […]
Christianity, with its tens of thousands of different denominations and scores of Bible translations that differ from one another can be quite confusing. But when you truly come to bedrock, and experience peace with your Maker through Jesus Christ’s perfect life, everything becomes much clearer and more beautiful.
If you are truly elected, then you know there is nothing, not even the Gates of Hell that will prevail against you. If you are elected to storm the very Gates of Hell, then rise up and be about your Father’s business! “And we know that in all things God works for the good of […]
For much of my Christian walk, I was in one of two branches of Christianity; one is called Calvinism the other is called Arminianism. Every traditional Christian is in one of these branches of Christianity even though they may not be theologically trained enough to know which branch they are in. After all, if you’re […]