FARMERS OF MAN

By: Crews Henderson One of the most powerful things that God ever created was mankind. Within mankind he placed a very vital tool for the growth of the church and that is the human brain. The brain is a complex organ that directs the body in everything it does in its daily life. It tells…

Eternity

"There is a God. He is alive. In him we live and we survive" Is there a God?  If there is a God, what is he like? Does he like me?  These are life's greatest questions that we have all asked and will continue to ask. I can't I shine any questions more foundational to…

How God Saves

"I planted, Apollos watered, and God gave the increase" 1 Corinthians 3:6   We often sing the words "I know not how the Spirit moves, Convincing men of sin, Revealing Jesus through the Word, Creating faith in Him." We can look to the Bible to see how God creates saving faith through the Word through His…

LOOKING WITH FAITH

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Hebrews 11:1). “The righteous shall live by his faith” (Habakkuk 2:4). “This is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith” (1 John 5:4). Faith is the “state of believing on the basis of the reliability of the one trusted”…

God, the Author

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. Hebrews 1:1–3. One of our beloved hymns, “Give Me The…

On Christian Love

Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all…

What Does it Mean to Be a Believer?

Leon Morris described Romans 3:21-22 this way, "In what is possibly the most important single paragraph ever written, Paul brings out something of the grandeur of Christ’s saving work. He speaks of the righteousness of God, the sin of man, and the salvation of Christ. He views this salvation in three ways: as justification (imagery from…

A Biblical Theology of Singing

(Speical thanks to Everett Ferguson's The Church of Christ: A Biblical Ecclesiology for Today) D. L. DeBord, M.Div What does a life look like when it is filled with God? It overflows with Godliness. We sing praises to God because we are filled to overflowing with his word and thankfulness to him. Our text in Ephesians…

Seasoned with Salt

Words matter. "Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will never hurt me" the old saying goes. That is not true at all. Our bodies seem to heal much faster and easier than our feelings and relationships. Complaining, murmuring, gossip, slander, and divisiveness have no place in the character of God's people. Professor Dumbledore…