What is our true comfort in death, our souls being in heaven or our body and soul being reunited on the Last Day?

Introduction The typical North-American Christian worldview is one that values the spiritual but often sees little value in how God uses the physical. After all, Protestant America often views baptism as something that a Christian does to show that he is a Christian; the water may simply be incidental. The wine (or grape juice) and bread in the Lord’s… [more]

What is our true comfort in death, our souls being in heaven or our body and soul being reunited on the Last Day? What is our true comfort in death, our souls being in heaven or our body and soul being reunited on the Last Day?

Acts, Lesson 15: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, Part 2

Last week, we finished with Paul and Barnabas in Asia Minor on a missionary journey. Today, we continue to learn about the second half of that missionary trip. At Iconium Iconium was the capitol of Lycaonia. In a 2nd-century account, Acts of Paul, an Onesiphorus described what Paul looked like when he met him in Iconium. It describes Paul as being… [more]

Acts, Lesson 15: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, Part 2 Acts, Lesson 15: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, Part 2

The Difference Between Infant and Adult Faith

What is faith? It’s important to understand what faith is--and what faith isn’t. If we don’t know what faith is, then we can misunderstand who may or may not have it. Proverbs 3:5: Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding. Within this verse, what does it mean to rely on our own understanding?   In… [more]

The Difference Between Infant and Adult Faith The Difference Between Infant and Adult Faith

Sermon for Holy Cross Day

The great event took place in 326 AD. Helen, the mother of Constantine, the emperor of the eastern half of the Roman Empire, found the “true” cross of Christ. After her son had made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire, Helen went searching the religious sites in the Holy Land. During an excavation, trying to confirm where Jesus… [more]

Sermon for Holy Cross Day Sermon for Holy Cross Day

Acts, Lesson 14: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, Pt. 1

Paul and Barnabas returned to Antioch after they had delivered aid for the mother Church at Jerusalem. At Antioch, we find out what the Lord has planned for Saul and Barnabas.   The Church calls and commissions Saul and Barnabas to be missionaries There’s a lot going on in the first few verses of this chapter. So, we will look much deeper… [more]

Acts, Lesson 14: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, Pt. 1 Acts, Lesson 14: Paul's First Missionary Journey, Pt. 1