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”
The moral tone of a nation is set in its pulpits. When the pulpit becomes an agency of evil by its silence or its justification of immoral actions or inactions, the church itself becomes the object of divine disapproval. Isaiah 1:13–20 (KJV 1900) 13 Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; … More White Pastors and Police Violence: A Conspiracy of Silence
The Southern Baptist Convention [SBC] is under attack by at least three major debilitating and liberalizing forces: the charismatic movement, the ecumenical movement and racial prejudice. These are such a powerful combination that the denomination may not survive their combined effect. … More Three Anti-biblical Forces that Threaten the Southern Baptist Convention
The Gospel and the Christian’s response to social injustices in their periphery are not mutually exclusive. Trusted Christian voices have made it their business to convince you that the two supernaturally repel one another. Because these voices are trusted, there is the temptation to swallow their assertions whole. In view of this, it is imperative … More A Response: The Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel