What Christ Offers

Forgiveness of sins — There is no burden like sin and the guilt imposed by it. In Christ you can become a new creature (2 Corinthians 5:17). Moral values — God’s word is truth (John 17:17), and its commandments are righteous (Psalm 119:138) and binding (John 10:35). Membership in God’s family — Christians, regardless of […]

“99.9% Effort”

When we spend time reading and studying Scripture, we have to be impressed with the fact that God wants our “all” — a 100% dedicated effort to Him (Romans 12:1-2)! We see this when we read that those in Smyrna were promised the crown of life if they would be “faithful unto death” (Revelation 2:10). […]

The Babylonian Exile #4

Judah’s exile in Babylon was an epoch. In its formative years as a nation, Jacob’s seed had willingly gone to Egypt and because they had multiplied so rapidly there they were viewed as a “threat” to the Egyptians, and because the ruling regime had changed (“there arose another king that knew not Joseph,” Exo. 1:8), […]

Three Crosses

The cross of Christ is the only power that has ever made men forsake their sins. If it will not, nothing will. Teaching concerning the cross is teaching that honors God. The death of Jesus Christ on the cross is the foundation of the gospel (1 Corinthians 15:1-4). The crucifixion of Jesus, in reality, reveals […]