Battle for the Truth – Acts 5:12-42

Throughout the history of the church there is an ongoing battle over the truth. It is proven time and time again that anytime the truth is proclaimed, and the church is moving forward there are those who will do all they can to hinder the work of the Lord. In his comments on Acts 5:12-42,…

God’s way in His time – Genesis 41

Joseph waited in prison for two years. The fact that Joseph did something while He waited serves as evidence that he believed that God would deliver him one day. No doubt Joseph had moments of despair, however, he maintained an unwavering faith in God’s way and time. As a result of Joseph’s obedience and faith…

A Prayer for Boldness – Acts 4:23-31

After Peter and John were threatened and told not to speak in the name of Jesus, they went back to the church and reported to them all that occurred. With the threat of persecution, the church did what the church is best at: they prayed. As we examine this prayer, there are several things we…

Theological Tensions: Repentance

There are many tension points in theology. One of those tension points is: Repentance. I grew up hearing preachers preach strongly that you must repent in order to be saved. In recent years, I have heard other preachers preach strongly that repentance is not needed for salvation. Some say that all you have to do…

Judah and Tamar – Genesis 38

  Genesis 38 is one of those passages of scripture that leaves us scratching our heads and wondering why it is even in the Bible. However, we must understand that all scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for us. The best way to approach this passage is to consider the purpose of the…