The Gates of Hell

Gates of Hell

Are there literal gates of hell?  What does the Bible say about this?  What did Jesus say about the gates of hell?Where are you Headed? I heard the late Adrian Rogers once describe a young man that was trying to find a bar in Chicago. It was literally called The Gates of Hell. Yes, there was an actually bar called The Gates of Hell. I am not sure if it is still there or not but the literal gates of hell are. This certainly does not sound like a place you would want to visit but a young man h … [Read more...]

Are There Carnal Christians?

Carnal Christians

Have you heard the term “carnal Christians” before?  Is there such a thing as a carnal Christian? Is this in the Bible?Saved for Works not by Works Most Christians are not aware of how serious it is to add works to what Jesus Christ has finished on the cross. It could be the difference between whether or not a person is saved.  I am not saying that works are not important because they are evidence that a person has become a new creation in Christ. We are not saved by works but for works and … [Read more...]

Martin Luther: God Plus One: The Majority of One

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How could one man stand against Rome and the power that the Catholic Church held?  Here is the courageous story of one man against the church at Rome.The Courageous Martin Luther Martin Luther was by no means perfect.  He had anti-Semitic tendencies but he was certainly a courageous man and he often stood alone against the iron hand of Rome.  For one thing, he had such certainty in the Word of God, the Bible. This brave man held his ground at a time when those who questioned or challenged th … [Read more...]

How to Stop The Gossip In Church

How To Stop Gossip In Church

How can you stop gossip in the church?  What strategies can you apply in taming the tongue?  Maybe this can stop perhaps the most destructive of all things in the church…gossip.Gossip:  A Destroyer of Fellowship I can think of anything that destroys the Body of Christ more than gossip does. Often it is prayer requests that are passed on to others but it turns into gossip. Gossip destroys fellowship, unity, and trust among the members of the church.  Perhaps that is why many who request praye … [Read more...]

Can Couples Fall Out of Love?

Can Couples Fall Out of Love

Is it possible for couples to fall out of love?  What is love?  If is a feeling or is it something that you display by your actions?Falling out of Love? I don’t love him anymore. She said that she fell out of love. She said that there was nothing else they could do but to divorce. What a tragedy. A marriage of 18 years disappears, just like that. All because this wife believed that she fell out of love. I have heard the term "I fell in love" or "I fell out of love" but it seems to me that t … [Read more...]

How Abraham’s Promised Seed Was Fulfilled in Christ

The story of Abram in Genesis 12 and his calling by God contains particular genre characteristics that are unique. The original context of his calling and obedience to go from his country, his kindred, and his father's house resulted in blessings that have implications to this day. This royal grant-type of covenant "is a golden thread stitching together the whole Scriptural fabric."1 This covenant is unconditional.2 This thread is interwoven throughout the Old Testament and the New Testament … [Read more...]


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