Election – Is God Fair?

Romans 9:13 As it is written, “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.” I used to struggle with this passage. God chose Jacob before birth to be one of the forefathers of the Israelites. Before Jacob wrestled with God and became Israel, God said that he was the one. In spite of the deception earlier […]

The Bible and Alcoholic Beverages

The Bible And Alcoholic Beverages originally found here   I. IntroductionII. EthicsIII. The Different Positions On The Use Of Alcoholic BeveragesIV. Biblical Teaching On The Use Of Alcoholic BeveragesV. The Five Scenarios RevisitedBibliography      © 1995 Greg L. Price I. Introduction   The church of Jesus Christ is greatly divided over the use of alcoholic […]

Halloween and the Church

October 31st is coming swiftly. The homemade costumes are being finished, and shelves are emptying fast. But did you know that Halloween, an $8 billion holiday second only to Christmas, was a pagan holiday that is still holding onto its roots today? Celtics sacrificed and practiced occult rituals, more than likely including sexual rituals, for […]

Am I Called to This Church?

Should we stay? Should we go? What does the Bible have to say? Am I called to this church? I’ve heard a person suggest that he and his family were called from one church to another church in the same area. We hear this kind of language all the time. So, what does the Bible have to […]

God is Faithful

Psalm 37: 23 The steps of a man are established by the LORD, when he delights in his way; 24 though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand. 25 I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his children […]

The Face of Persecution

Is persecution as pervasive, or scarce, as some say? Are Christians having a rough time of it in general? What does the face of persecution look like in the 21 century? R. Andrew Chesnut, Professor of Religious Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University and writer for the Huffington Post, would have you believe that global war […]