Baptism, the Lord’s Supper, and the Gospel of Our Salvation

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Baptism and the Gospel of Our Salvation When celebrating baptism and/or the Lord’s Supper it is appropriate to remind ourselves of their significance and meaning in relation to the gospel of our salvation.  For we understand that to be saved is not merely to just to say some words and then simply go about our…

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Against Calvinism’s 5 Points

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In this paper I would like to briefly articulate why each of Calvinism’s 5 points are at odds with Scripture, and why I consider it no less of a cultic doctrine than Adventism, Roman Catholicism, or even that of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, which all in similar manner end up denying the plain meaning of Scripture…

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Christmas: Pagan or Christian?

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In light of today’s growing secularization of the Christmas holiday many sincere and devout Christians have come to question its origin and are wondering to what extent they should participate in its festivities.  On the one hand, they know that its celebration is in honor of the advent into our world of our great God…

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Walls

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The Scriptures admonish us against trusting in the walls we build ourselves for protection, lest the Lord Himself destroy them: The LORD will bring a nation against you from afar, from the end of the earth, as the eagle swoops down, a nation whose language you shall not understand, a nation of fierce countenance who…

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The Waters Old Testament

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A word study on water, wash, river, the depths, waves, the deep and the wind. water 4325, 5204, 504wash 628, 633, 637, 907, 909, 1026, 3067, 3068, 3538, 4150river 5103, 5104, 2975, 5158, 6388, 3105, 180, 650, 4215the depths 8415, 6009-12, 4688, 4615,waves 4867, 1116, 1530, 1796,the deep 8415, 4688, 4615, 6013, 6683, 8247, 4950the…

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Waters New Testament

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A word study on water, wash, river, the depths, waves, the deep and the wind water 4325, 5204, 504wash 628, 633, 637, 907, 909, 1026, 3067, 3068, 3538, 4150river 5103, 5104, 2975, 5158, 6388, 3105, 180, 650, 4215the depths 8415, 6009-12, 4688, 4615,waves 4867, 1116, 1530, 1796,the deep 8415, 4688, 4615, 6013, 6683, 8247, 4950the…

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The Sea Old Testament

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A word study on the sea in the Old Testament The sea 3220water 4325river 5103, 5104, 2975, 5158, 6388, 3105, 180, 650,the depths 8415, 6009-12, 4688, 4615,waves 4867, 1116, 1530, 1796,the deep 8415, 4688, 4615, 6013, 6683, 8247, 4950the wind 7307-8 And God called the dry land earth, and the gathering of the waters He…

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Washings

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A word study on washing/cleansing in Scripture wash 628, 633, 637, 907, 909, 3067, 3068, 3538, 4150cleanse 2511, 2512, 2513, 2514 Blessed are the pure (or clean) in heart, for they shall see God. Matthew 5:8 And whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their…

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