One of the greatest failings of sincere Christians is the attempt to feel an emotion of love for everyone in the attempt to obey the scriptural command to love. Conditional love is completely inadequate to the requirements of the love that God commands. Psychological distress, spiritual failure and even mental illness result from the stress of attempting to direct emotions of human love towards every person. … More The Nine Superpowers of the Christian: Part Five-Love
What is a Christian holiday? Are our modern holidays legitimate occasions for special worship or merely Christian adaptations of pagan celebrations of the past? Genesis 1:14–16 (KJV 1900) 14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, … More Should the Bible Believer Celebrate Christmas and Easter?
The fruit of the Spirit creates the character of Christ in the soul of the believer. This transformation heals and energizes the soul but also exerts tremendous influence upon the world. The fruit of the Spirit provides wisdom but also power, qualifying the believer for world changing impact upon his generation and beyond. … More The Nine Superpowers of the Mature Believer: Part 1
Why are the lost not won?
All of the lost who are elect shall be won to Christ [Eph 1.4-8], but not necessarily by you.
… More Two Sacrifices to Win a Soul
The Purpose of the Law of Moses Romans 3:20 (KJV 1900)20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin. No one is justified by obedience to the Law of Moses because: The Law was not given to justify … More Notes on the Book of Romans
A message about the deacon Philip and the Ethiopian official [Acts 8.26-40] preached by Rich Walker on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at the Word of God Community Church in Canton Ohio where Dr. L. David L. Kinlow is pastor. … More Sermon: An Ordinary Man Acts 8:26-40
The Bible shows that God can save anyone, anywhere and in any historical context, with or without a human witness. … More What About Those Who Never Heard the Gospel?
“Jesus begins to explain that in a world ordered by the principle of evil, spiritual achievement is punished, not rewarded.” … More “Be it unto me according to thy word”
For the majority of Black people race determines where you live, where you go to church, where you work, whether you work at all, whether you will advance on the job, how you are treated by the police, how you are treated in court, what school your children go to, what they are taught or not taught when they get there, what access your community will have to public services, whether you can vote and whether that vote will be counted, how you are portrayed in television, films, and the news: all of these things are directly impacted by race and more often than not the Black individual is the recipient of the short end in each of these situations. … More Black Nations In Scripture: Why Should Christians Discuss Race
“Ham: warm, hot, and hence the south; also an Egyptian word meaning “black” … One of the most important facts recorded in Genesis 10 is the foundation of the earliest monarchy in Babylonia by Nimrod the grandson of Ham (6, 8, 10). The primitive Babylonian empire was thus Hamitic, and of a cognate race with … More The True Ham and the False Ham