Category Archives: Final Book

This work represents a general understanding I have that prayer is required for a conviction of God’s existence and presence with us. One cannot believe in someone they never talk to.

Worldviews

Behind all reasoning is a worldview, a frame of reference, a set of principles, that must be assumed before we can begin to discover the how and why of things.  Logic is not simply logic.  The machinations of our thought … Continue reading

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The Cross

[Taken from, “The Cross: Why Jesus Had to Die.”  The book is finally written.] The fifth chapter in The Acts of the Apostles is an historical reference to possibilities when the church learns to unite behind the Gospel. In verse … Continue reading

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Love Feasts

[taken from: my work, “The Cross: Why Jesus Had to Die“] It is believed that the Love Feasts, Christian fellowship around a celebratory meal, were originally associated with our Lord’s Supper as a proclamation of His death on the Cross … Continue reading

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Holiness

God, Himself, commanded us, “Be holy, because I am holy.” (I Peter 1:16) Are we not capable of appreciating His holiness at least on a elementary level?  We are at least in the earliest grade of a divine schooling, learning … Continue reading

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God’s Piece to The Puzzle

I commented to Joyce that we were never apart long enough to write to each other, whereupon, she got up and a few minutes later returned with an armful of correspondence we wrote to each other while I was in … Continue reading

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Christ, Our Representative

Jesus’s death was not merely substitutionary but also representative. The dictionary reads, “When one person takes upon himself suffering which another would have had to bear, and therefore not only endures it with him, but in his stead, this is … Continue reading

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Made In The Image Of God

Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness.”⁠1 [Genesis 1:26]  God made man in His image. Likeness means similitude or resemblance, which, indeed, speaks to the external appearance of one person compared to another. Seth … Continue reading

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Is Physical Healing In The Atonement?

[Taken from a work I am working on “The Cross: Why Jesus Had To Die, Everlasting Provisions of Grace“] I must admit, I didn’t expect to read Isaiah say, “he himself bore our sicknesses; we are healed by his wounds.” … Continue reading

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A Powerful Message

The fifth chapter in The Acts of the Apostles is an historical reference to possibilities when the church learns to unite behind the Gospel. In verse 12 Luke tells us, “Many signs and wonders were being done among the people … Continue reading

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The Christian Message

The doctrine of the Atonement (or the Sacrament of Reconciliation, for our Catholic friends) is not only central to all Christian truth, it is all Christian Truth. “I decided to know nothing among you ,” Paul vowed to the Corinthians … Continue reading

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