In Your Hand Meditation

“But as for me, I trust in You, O God. I say, You are my God. My times are in Your hand.” (Psalm 31:14, 15) The days of 2008 are past. There are some days in the past year that I wish I could call back and have last forever. There... next...

Alien Righteousness, Humanity’s Greatest Need

One of the most prominent figures in the New Testament is the apostle Paul, a dynamic Christian missionary and the author of thirteen epistles, who had once been a distinguished Jewish rabbi. When he became acquainted with the claim of Jesus... next...

Looking Above A Series on The Revelation of Jesus Christ Revelation 12:3-4 A Great Fiery Red Dragon

Prepare to meet the great enemy of your soul. In the Old Testament he is called Satan. How fitting is his name: it means “adversary,” “accuser.” Satan is an adversary; he is as an adversary to God and His people. He... next...

John Calvin the Theologian The Leader of Theologians

IT WAS Luther’s great assistant in the Reformation, Philip Melanchthon, himself an able teacher and theologian, who called Calvin The Theologian. Another of Calvin’s contemporaries, the learned Joseph Scaliger (1520-1609), echoed... next...

Evangelical is Not Enough

Contemporary American Protestantism has its discontents. Two ex-Protestants, both well-known sons of famous Protestant ministers, have expressed their disenchantment in prominent books. In 2007, Frank Schaeffer wrote, Crazy for God. This autobiography... next...

Bible Study on the Book of Judges Lesson 9: A Tragic Ending to the Story of Gideon

Gideon had come a long way since Judges 6:11. When we first met him, he was a timid Israelite threshing his grain in a winepress for fear of the Midianites. When we last left him in Judges 8, he was an angry man killing Zebah and Zalmunna, the... next...

Examining the Nine Points: Point 9

Synod rejects the errors of those: 9. Who teach that there is a separate and final justification grounded partly upon righteousness or sanctity inherent in the Christian (HC 52; BC 37). The medieval church accepted the premise that God can... next...
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