3 Truths Learned from Peter’s Denial

Read Matthew 26:57-75 Peter swore, “A curse on me if I’m lying—I don’t know the man!” And immediately the rooster crowed. Matthew 26:74 (NLT) The air was crisp. Peter shivered. Was the tremble from the biting wind or the ice revealed in Judas’s silver-lined veins? Was it a physical or spiritual chill on the night…

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5 Feats of Christ’s Death

“Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD.” “Hosanna in the Highest!” echoed the crowd. Some cast coats to pave the way for the miracle-worker. Others laid freshly cut palm branches to be tread on by the donkey that carried the healer named Jesus. A “Who…

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Noteworthy Quote from “God’s Design.”

Considering the political and social climate in the United States and the cry of liberationists on every street corner, I found the following quote by biblical theologian Elmer A. Martens’ noteworthy. He writes, The exodus event was a political event since it involved the escape of a people from Pharaoh, a political power. But the…

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A Dynamic Faith: A Glimpse at Salvation in James

Introduction             Is the Apostle James guilty of propagating a rogue soteriology of works? Many biblical scholars, especially since Reformation, have wrestled with the content of the epistle he penned to the twelve dispersed tribes centuries ago. Allen Cabaniss writes, “Because of Luther’s flippant remark that it was ‘an epistle of straw’ in comparison with…

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