Why the Virgin Birth?

During the Christmas season, we don’t simply celebrate that Christ was born; we also celebrate how He was born. Have you ever considered the significance of this?

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Marked as His

In his book A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23, Phillip Keller talks about the day he bought the first sheep for his own flock. He recounts how his neighbor handed him a knife and said, “Well, Philip, they’re yours. Now you’ll have to put your mark on them.”[1]

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His Strength is Made Perfect

During her last few years, my mother suffered from some very debilitating health issues. After more than six decades of serving God first as a missionary in Africa, then in home-based missions, the day came when she was pretty much confined to a chair or to her bed.

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WWJD About Temptation?

Have you ever been tempted to do something wrong? Do you feel in those times like God is testing you? Or maybe you realize your temptation comes because of something you have seen, done, or heard that is contrary to God’s best for your life. Either way, you are facing temptation, and you need help!…

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Did Jesus Really Die on the Cross?

As we approach Easter, you will no doubt hear news reports suggesting that Jesus didn’t really die on the cross 2,000 years ago. Some will suggest that someone else—a lookalike—died, and the disciples only thought it was Jesus.  Others will suggest that Jesus did not actually die. Instead, He “swooned”—lost consciousness, fainted, passed out—and was…

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I Believe in Jesus… Dead

Did Jesus die? Of the reality of the death, there is abundant evidence. It is recorded that, after six hours of suffering on the cross, Jesus gave up the ghost. The soldiers did not break His legs as they did in the case of the malefactors, because they saw and pronounced Him dead already; but…

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A Study of Theology III – Part 9

THEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY Theology Death of Christ 2 Peter 2:1 A Study of Theology III – Part 9 (Dr. Thomas Figart) For whom did Christ die? Will everyone be saved because of His death? A Study of Theology III – Part 9 Dr. Thomas Figart 1).        Normally designated “limited atonement” or “particular redemption” this view says…

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Could Christ Be Who He Claimed?

Could Christ Be Who He Claimed? Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. If Jesus was the God of this universe who visited this planet in…

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