Easter Plays and Other Cowardly Moves

It has been a few days and the dust has settled. Big “Easter” crowds, many assembly halls filled to the overflow just last Sunday, were the cause of excitement and joy. The programs and gimmicks have ended for another year. The plays and props are but video memories at this point. Oh, someone may yet…

Why Do You Boast of Evil?

The Lord’s people, the weakling outcasts of this world, will surely rule and reign with Him one day. They will “trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever,” boasting not in evil works but in God through Christ (Romans 5:11).

“Second Blessing” Theology Second Guesses Calvary

​”And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:” – Colossians 2:10 I cringed as I listened to a preacher on the radio this morning. He talked about how Christians could receive a “second” work of grace, be “filled” with the Spirit, and (finally) become “complete in Christ”. According…

Drug Rehab is Awesome…. But It Isn’t the Gospel!

We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; 10 always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies. – 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 ESV It is quite popular to…