Whenever there are topics of the Bible that are not explained in the level of detail that satisfies all of a human’s questions, there is a danger of trying to connect the missing points through our own understanding or through our own experiences. Also, whenever there are topics that engage a person’s capacity to think … Continue reading What the Bible Says about Satan and the Victory of Christ
Is beauty objective or subjective? The answer is yes. Beauty is both objective and subjective, which is why it can be a confusing topic to think through and even more difficult to articulate. I say it's both because beauty involves both fact and personal preference. It is both an external reality that every person can … Continue reading What is Beauty?
The Bible is very clear that everyone who rejects Jesus Christ and and does not believe in Him will spend eternity separated from God (John 3:18, 36; Acts 4:12). People are confronted with a choice, either to accept the gospel and surrender their lives to Jesus, or to reject the free gift of God and … Continue reading Do Infants Go to Heaven?
Either because of sin or because of the surrounding culture, or both, there is a common misunderstanding about love. It is believed that if a person loves us, they must make much of us and continually affirm our worth. If they don’t, then we begin to feel like they don’t love us. We want a … Continue reading Is It Loving of God to Command Us to Love Him?
This is the twentieth article I've written for the site and I wanted to address something that everyone is likely to come across. In fact, I think these topics are impossible to avoid in today's society. While this is more of an article giving theological foundations rather than in-depth application of how to address these … Continue reading Culture, Homosexuality, and the Authority of Scripture
I have never liked sharing my personal testimony and, with a few exceptions, I have often found it difficult to enjoy the experience when other people share theirs. One thing that people will notice about my writing is that I tend to lean towards the deep theological issues and put some study of apologetics into … Continue reading The Power of Personal Testimonies
I recently had a conversation with a fellow believer and an important subject came up. We were talking about how to do evangelism in a residential area that they had been tasked with ministering to. As they were seeking advice and the conversation progressed, an important question came up: when you're talking with someone, what … Continue reading What Is the Whole Gospel?
I can say with confidence that Matthew 7:1 is the most quoted verse of the Bible today. It's the most quoted, and the most frequently misapplied. The verse is commonly used in response to someone saying that an action or lifestyle is wrong. This is a distorted and unbiblical understanding of this verse. We can … Continue reading When We Judge
All of the following past this introduction is by Paul David Tripp. I have taken what he has previously written and put it on this site so that others could see it and have easy access to it. I found this document helpful when someone passed it along to me because, if you have ever … Continue reading 24 Things That Love Is (by Paul Tripp)
A strong reason that this article was written was to provide biblical truth to motivate people to evangelism. So, why write a document about Hell? Whenever you read the Scriptures that teach about Hell or hear someone accurately explain them, at least two things should happen: (1) if you are saved then you should have … Continue reading The Doctrine of Hell