What is the role of the Holy Spirit? Why is the Spirit called the “Holy Spirit?” God is Holy What is the role of the Holy Spirit? First of all, the holiness of God is the only attribute that is mentioned three times in the Bible. We read Isaiah’s account of his view of the throne of God. He writes that he saw three seraphim over the throne, saying, “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth… Read more

The Book of Jude seems as if it’s almost written for today. Find out why. Who was Jude? Are we living in the last days? The Book of Jude is not very long (only one chapter), but its twenty-five verses have much to say about the last days, and today, it is strikingly similar to the way it was in Jude’s day. Jude is the half-brother of Jesus Christ, having the same mother but not the same father, and the… Read more

God is all-powerful (omnipotent), but the Word of God has great power in itself. Power of the Word There is potent power in the Word of God. For example, there is the power of salvation to save (Rom 1:16), and even though it’s foolish “to those who are perishing…to us who are being saved it is the power of God” (1 Cor 1:18). We also know that “the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword,… Read more

God gives us the ability to have wealth, so what will you and I do with it? What we do with it reveals where our heart is. Treasures One pastor said that you can tell where a person’s heart is, or their devotion to Christ by looking at their checkbook ledger or credit card statement, and he based this upon Jesus’ teaching where He commanded, “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and… Read more

Sharing the gospel with the lost is an imperative command from Jesus Christ, but for many, the Great Commission has become the great omission, but not for millennials. Doing it unto Christ Today, millennials share their faith in Christ more than any other age group in the church. For some reason, the millennials are the most passionate about sharing their faith, and it’s a denomination-wide phenomena. They share Christ more than any other generation in the church today. They are… Read more

God does want us to be successful, but what God’s idea of success as opposed to the worlds? Worldly Success As far as the world is concerned, success is the achievement of a social status, completing a goal, reaching an objective, or achieving a specific action, but God see success differently than we do because it’s radically different than the way the world sees it. Success is so much more than money, friends, power, or influence. Worldly success generally means… Read more

Is there a fine line between having confidence in one’s salvation and presuming on the grace of God? Trampling on the Blood When the author of Hebrews (Paul?) wrote about how “Anyone who has set aside the law of Moses dies without mercy on the evidence of two or three witnesses” (Heb 10:28), he places that against the rejection of Christ, writing, “How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved by the one who has trampled underfoot the… Read more

Have you ever doubted your own salvation? Has doubt crept into your mind about your being saved or not? Here is how you can have confidence in salvation. Saved From What? Today, hundreds of believer’s live in fear…fear of losing what they could not gain, and that being eternal life, but when we put our trust in Christ, we are secure in Him and we are saved, but saved from what? We are actually saved from God Himself! Yes, saved… Read more

The way King David treated Mephibosheth, the late King Saul’s grandson, is a picture of God’s saving grace given to every believer. Grace and Disgrace After Samuel the Prophet anointed Saul as king of Israel, it wasn’t long before Saul was filled with jealousy and saw David as a threat to him and his throne, so King Saul turned against David, a man who would have done anything for him. As a result, David spent years running for his life… Read more

Why do the Ten Commandments get so little attention in preaching and evangelism? What Must I Do? What was the intended purpose of God’s Law. Let’s begin with a rich man came up to Jesus and asked, “Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do… Read more

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