Tag Archive | Faith

Who Is A True Israelite?

Any understanding of Israel apart from the Messiah Jesus Christ is flawed. Only by possessing the faith of Abraham and being transformed into a new creation in Christ–that is, becoming one with Christ–can a person be considered a member of Israel. Regardless of racial or ethnic background, no one can rightly claim citizenship in/of Israel […]

The Covenant Promise and Reality

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for. By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. By faith Abel brought God a […]

Obama and Romney Discuss Faith

Tuesday morning I heard about the interviews both President Obama and Mitt Romney gave to the Washington Cathedral magazine, Cathedral Age. My plan was to locate and read it and pass it on here at the blog yesterday, but you know what they say about best laid plans, aha!  My back has been giving me a […]

Israel and the Church: (Part 5)

Part (1) – Part (2) – Part (3) – Part (4) From Israel and the Church – Fulfillment of Promise by Adrian Birks Part (5) – The Land  The question of land is at the centre of theological debate concerning Israel and is one that carries with it significant consequences, both politically and missiologically. As […]

Peace in Believing

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give unto you; not as the world gives.” —John 14:27 “You will keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You.” “Perfect peace!”—what a blessed attainment! My soul! is it yours? I am sure it is not, if you are seeking it in a perishable […]

‘Christian’ Leaders Leaning Towards Atheism — Ray Comfort

After seven seasons as host of Canada’s “most listened to spiritual talk show,” Drew Marshall announced to his listeners that he is no longer convinced there’s a God.(1) ABC News recently reported that a Southern Baptist pastor has become a closet atheist,(2) and an evangelical Bible Belt pastor said that he had been living a […]

God Cares For Me, Even Me

O lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O LORD, thou knowest it altogether. Thou […]

Rooted and Grounded In Christ

Teaching Sound Doctrine & Glorifying Christ

Music from Broken Chords

Down in the human heart, crush'd by the tempter, Feelings lie buried that grace can restore; Touched by a loving heart, wakened by kindness Chords that were broken will vibrate once more. From the Hymn "Rescue the Perishing" by Fanny J. Crosby

Lead Me

"Evil men do not understand justice, but those who seek the LORD understand it fully."

I Was a Teenage Dispensationalist

It's the end (of the end) of the world as we know it...