The Goodness of the Gospel

The Goodness of the Gospel

The Gospel is good news. It is because of its truth and hope of salvation. The goodness is seen in changed hearts which change lives for the better. The sad fact is most of the world does not really know God, and that’s because they don’t know His Word. The Gospel is...
Independence, Dependence and Liberty

Independence, Dependence and Liberty

On July 4, 1776 leading colonists of North America adopted the Declaration of Independence which had been signed a couple of days earlier. That declaration of independence from the control of England is accepted as the beginning of the United States of America. Up...
“Speak, Exhort, and Rebuke with all Authority”

“Speak, Exhort, and Rebuke with all Authority”

In Titus Chapter 2, verse 15, God breathes unto Paul these words to tell Titus, “These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.” This would likewise apply to all faithful Gospel preachers and all faithful Gospel teachers. ...
A Higher Calling

A Higher Calling

The words of exhortation to a young preacher Timothy from a seasoned servant, Paul provided great instruction then and still does today. The challenge was to be “an example to the believer” (I Tim. 4:12). This was a high calling for a young man, and a challenge to...
God’s Family

God’s Family

What a blessing it is to be a member of God’s family (II Cor. 6:18). Children of God—a statement difficult to comprehend—but true for those who are called out from the world, purified from sin by the atoning blood of Jesus Christ through obedience in baptism (Heb....