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.

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The fifth chapter in The Acts of the Apostles is an historical reference to possibilities when the church learns to unite behind the Gospel.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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Utopian Dreams

I was attracted to Cheryl Chumley’s book on socialism because of the subtitle: Christians Must Rise or America Will Fall. She dedicated her work to “Jesus, the hope of humanity.” Okay, to my liberal friends, it sounds like so much … Continue reading

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Extending Our Lord’s Ministry

Forty years ago a thought crossed my mind that at the time seemed out of sync with the religious world. I felt it would only stand to scold good people who only wanted to serve our Lord but who were … Continue reading

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Divine Simplicity & The Atonement

Our knowledge of God is on a pre-heaven level —theologically speaking. So, we speak of His divine simplicity. The doctrine of simplicity, is a way of saying that (1) God is unlike any other being; “ (Psalm 145:3) and that … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

It is basic to Christian thought to herald the Savior’s death as a substitute for ours. He died in our stead. Had He not died, there would have been no eternal life for you and I. This much we can … Continue reading

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It Is Finished

When Jesus cried, “It is finished!” What was finished?  What did He mean by these words just before He expired on the cross?  Paid in full: “[Financial] receipts  are often introduced by this phrase,” according to Moulton & Milligan’s Vocabulary of … Continue reading

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Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!

He gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for himself a people for his own possession, eager to do good works. (Titus 2:14) No scripture more clearly, simply, and emphatically explains redemption, freedom from … Continue reading

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Where Did I Go Wrong?

There is an interesting word for “sin” found in the Greek translation of the Old Testament, used over 62 times, that never made it into the Gospels or the Epistles of the New. And even if the Hebrew has no … Continue reading

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He Bore My Sin

Isaiah  prophesied, “he [God’s Suffering Servant, I.e. Jesus] will carry their iniquities…”⁠1   Peter referenced this text ( Isaiah 53:11 & 12).  I Peter 2:24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree The word “carry” in Isaiah … Continue reading

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