The Catholic Church

The Catholic Church

The Catholic church is not the oldest church in the world.  Jesus Christ said he was going to build His church (Matt. 16:18).  Jesus did build His church on the first Pentecost after His resurrection (Acts 2:1-47).  This was many years before the Catholic church...
A Rule for Success

A Rule for Success

Moses, who had led the children of Israel out of Egypt and through 40 years of wanderings in the wilderness, had died in the land of Moab (Deut. 34:5). It was time for a new leader to take charge and lead them into conquering the land that God had promised them. ...
The Pure in Heart

The Pure in Heart

In Matthew 5:8, Jesus says, “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.” In these eleven words, we learn much about those who will go to Heaven and thereby see God. The verse begins with “Blessed.” This word, means “Happy.” This is sometimes referred to as...
Shepherds in the Church

Shepherds in the Church

Most church problems would be solved if elders would do their job.  I am convinced that the preachers are running the church and the elders are doing the work of deacons and the deacons are doing very little and maybe nothing.  There are exceptions to what I have...
Getting Even with Life

Getting Even with Life

Life is not fair. Bad things happen to good people and good things happen to bad people. Everyone gets frustrated at times and cries out, “I don’t deserve this!” The pain can seem unbearable. The anger can be overwhelming. Our sense of justice urges us to set things...