Hope Lives

On April 10, on Fox and Friends, Bill O’Reilly said: “No one knows if Jesus’ resurrection really happened.” If you were asked to prove the Resurrection as fact, could you? 1 Corinthians 15 includes the oldest-known New Testament passage... a CREED written shortly after the events that it records. This creed has 4 simple parts...

Oh, Glorious Day!

It’s been said by many before that as Christians,we should be careful not to get our theology from songs. Very true statement — there are plenty of songs out there that take scriptural principles way out of context and by singing them, the listener THINKS that it is Biblical. While there are certainly some bad songs out there, some of them are VERY good!

Done.

It was Friday afternoon and he was tired. He had looked forward to this moment the whole week. Actually, he had anticipated this moment his entire life. He was finally finishing the work that his Dad told him to take care of. Even as the last nail went in, He felt a sense of satisfaction. 'It's finished,' thought...

The Greatness of the Gospel

The word 'gospel' literally means 'the story of God.' It is the good news. It is the message of hope, of peace, and of grace... the message of salvation. In 1 Cor. 15:1-4, the Apostle Paul outlines the three parts of the gospel: the death, the burial, and the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The gospel was first on the lips of our Lord when He began His ministry: 'The kingdom if God is at hand, repent and believe the gospel.' And the gospel was the last thing Jesus talked about before ascending to Heaven: 'Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature..." (Mark 1:15, 16:15)

Great Hope in Jesus – 1 Timothy 3:16

"I feel so much better since I gave up hope!" The bumper-sticker shocked me.  It disturbed me so deeply, I followed the truck and asked the man, "How do you live without hope?"  I couldn't believe his cynicism - the blatant hopelessness now on display with every word and gesture.  He was barely enduring life's … Continue reading Great Hope in Jesus – 1 Timothy 3:16