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
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 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?
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
What you believe about a person effects how you relate to them. If you believe a person to be full of integrity, you will not have a problem trusting things into their hands. If you believe someone to be a liar, you will not act based on the information they give to you. If you … Continue reading What Do You Believe About Jesus Christ?
When you look at the prayers recorded in the Old and New Testaments, you realize that many prayers are directed to God the Father, not God the Son or God the Holy Spirit. In fact, there are no examples in Scripture of prayer being offered to the Holy Spirit, and there are very few indications … Continue reading Should We Pray to Jesus and the Holy Spirit?
I have a desire to write about prayer in order that others may grow in this all-important area of the Christian life. I am writing this now with very little planning concerning the structure of the article, so it may seem disorganized. This is not a formal introduction and structured teaching of prayer, but I … Continue reading A Brief Writing on Prayer