The Life of King Asa

            The Apostle Paul writes in Romans 15:4 NASB '95, "for whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction so that through the perseverance and the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope." When we read the Old Testament, we should have these words in our minds. Where is the encouragement … Continue reading The Life of King Asa

A Day of Gladness

Great thoughts on this Lord’s Day from Ken Weliever.

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Vance Havner, a preacher of the early 20th century, known for his witticism and snappy quotes, supposedly quipped to a congregation where he was once preaching, “I seen happier faces on an iodine bottle.”

One preacher remarked about going into a congregation for Sunday worship and said, “You would think it was a morgue.”

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The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible – Jack P. Lewis

Here is a lecture that was given by Dr. Jack P. Lewis on the inspiration and authority of the Bible. It was uploaded by the YouTube channel the Progressive Primitivist. Dr. Lewis was a Christian who taught at the Harding School of Theology. We worked on the NIV translation committee and thoroughly understood the doctrine … Continue reading The Inspiration and Authority of the Bible – Jack P. Lewis

Q & A: What About the Rapture?

I have been asked a few times about whether or not the Bible teaches the rapture. Here is my fast facts answering the question. A popular false doctrine that exists today is the rapture. The rapture, briefly summarized, is the idea that before Christ returns, there will be a "secret" coming where all the righteous … Continue reading Q & A: What About the Rapture?

Q & A: Where Did All The People Come From in Genesis 4?

Here is a question I was asked recently. "When Cain was exiled, he said to God the punishment was too great, and he would be killed walking around by himself. But where did the other people come from? Wasn't it just a family of four in the beginning?" There are a few clues in the … Continue reading Q & A: Where Did All The People Come From in Genesis 4?