Below are articles which have been compiled from various sources, most of which were written by the leaders in our church as well as some of the congregation. All articles from other sources are appropriately referenced as such.
We have broken the articles into general categories. However, due to the nature of scriptural topics, one article may appear under more than one category.
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Who is Jesus?
Salvation and mankind:
- How to be saved
- What is salvation?
- Why Blood?
- The Travail of His soul
- About Blood & the Day of Atonement
- Dichotomy or Trichotomy – what people are made of
- Who is Jesus?
- What if someone’s never heard of Jesus?
Life in General
- Are the Scriptures Reliable?
- Do James and Paul Disagree?
- Reconciling the Resurrection accounts in the Gospels
- Is there ONE church, or many?
Right & Wrong thinking:
- Binding & Loosening
- Docetism and Gnosticism in the New Testament
- The Danger of False Doctrine
- My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?
- One can put a thousand to flight…?
- If My People who are Called by My name [Link below]
A few years ago someone in our church confronted me with a question about 2Chorn. 7:14 which says this…
“if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”
The question they asked was a very honest one and though I do not remember the specific question it ran something like this…
“I know lots of Christians who have humbled themselves before God and prayed for our nation…that God would change or replace our current leadership and yet, time and again men with ungodly agendas have been re-elected for another term. How many have to pray to get this prayer answered?”
I had thought for some time that this verse was wildly misused, but this question presented me with the incentive to dive into the passage and answer that question and others like it, once and for all.
The answers I arrived at are NOT popular for they reveal a total misunderstanding of the who, what , where & why questions presented in the passage as compared to the way this verse is most often used by the body of Christ at large.
If you are the sort of person who cares about truth and what the Bible actually says, then this series of articles is for you. If not, I suggest you just keep on praying the passage the way you always have, just don’t be surprised when you do not get what you wanted.