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As The Deer — Despairs?

Posted on: July 3rd, 2022

Do you ever despair? The author of Psalms 42 and 43 could relate. He asked himself three times, “Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become disturbed within me?” (42:5, 11; 43:5). The psalmist was a refugee. He’d been forced to leave Jerusalem and dwell among people who didn’t know more…

Assurance Of Salvation

Posted on: June 26th, 2022

There is such a thing as a well grounded assurance of salvation and there is also such a thing as ill founded presumption. One of the primary goals of the Apostle John in the letter of 1John is to instill confidence in genuine believers that they are right with God and need not fear His more…

Thomas – From Unbelief to Faith

Posted on: June 19th, 2022

There’s not much mentioned about the apostle Thomas in scripture. What is said has left some folks with the impression that “Doubting Thomas” is an appropriate nickname. Looking closely at his actions though, we could very well use adjectives such as “Courageous Thomas” or “Honest Thomas.” One thing is certain, we would do well to more…

Are You A Practical Universalist?

Posted on: June 12th, 2022

“One of Satan’s great deceptions is convincing lost people they are not lost. A second deception is convincing Christians that lost people are not truly lost,” wrote cultural apologist and author, Jim Denison, in a recent post on his web page the Denison Forum. Universalism is a philosophical and theological doctrine that basically believes and more…

New Testament Enthusiasm

Posted on: June 5th, 2022

The Christian lives with exuberance and intensity. He serves his Lord with a “fervent spirit” (Romans 12:11). Luke-warmness disgusts his God. A Christian is not to merely do good works; he is to be “zealous of good works.” He is not to simply love his brethren; he is to love them “fervently.” These commands apply more…