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The Christian’s Heritage!This is the fourth in our series on defining moments in the history of the church. Previously, we have looked at the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, the Council of Nicea, and the Council of Chalcedon. In this installment we look at the Coronation …
10 reasons to memorize big chunks of the BibleAre you up for a challenge for the summer? Here is one for you from Jon Bloom of www.desiringgod.org (more…)
A few crumbs …“Did you not agree with me for a denarius a day?” (Matthew 20:13) For the casual reader there seems to be a natural injustice in this parable. Some men have labored twelve hours, right through the day, and received their pre-agreed wage, a denarius. Others …
The Christian’s Heritage!The Council of Chalcedon – 451 A.D. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:1 Following the Council of Niceain 325 A.D. which we read …
A few crumbs …Are the consolations of God too small for you? (Job 15:11) If there were only one Bible book that I could take into a period of solitary confinement, Job would be on the short-list. All of the theology about God’s character and sovereignty is juxtaposed …
The Christian’s Heritage!Council of Nicea On May 20 in the year 325, the Christian Church entered a new experience. At the behest of the Roman Emperor Constantine, the empire that persecuted the Church for almost 300 years was now facilitating and financing the first ecumenical or worldwide …
A few crumbs …So they said to one another, “Let us select a leader and return to Egypt.” (Numbers 14: 4) The context of the above text is that the Israelites had just received back the report of the ten spies. It was one of discouragement and pessimism. …
The Christian’s Heritage!Reading church history is not the usual pastime of most congregational members. It seems to be so distant, refers to names and places with which we are unfamiliar and seemingly lacks any relevance to 21st century church life. Over the next few months we will …
A few crumbs …As for you, you whitewash with lies; worthless physicians are you all. (Job 13:4) Desperate times give way to desperate expressions of emotions. Our outbursts may not always be accurate or fair, but they are forceful. One of the distinctive features of the Judeo Christian …
“Can you see it?”The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. (Isaiah 9:2) For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given, and the government will be on His …
“Will Jesus Christ Take You, To Be His Lawfully Wedded Wife?”Are you ready for marriage?  In Matthew 25:1-13, there is a parable that presents a dramatic picture of just what will happen to all professing believers, both wise and foolish, when the Lord returns.  But, I would like to ask the question, “Will Jesus Christ …
A Few Crumbs…… I shall have peace even though I follow the dictates of my own heart, - as though the drunkard could be included with the sober (Deut. 29:19) Even the cynic would find it difficult to dispute that Scripture does have some novel terms of …