May my prayer be set before you like incense. – Psalm 141:2 All throughout the Old Testament we see incense playing an important role in the way God prescribed that the people should worship Him. In fact, even in the Holy place there was an altar of incence. Now the ceremonies of the old covenant […]
I saw the effects of it today in an old friend who is being ravished by a disease that has attacked his mental capacities to the point he has lost the ability to speak. I saw it in another friend who is fighting with the grief of losing their spouse to illness. It reared its […]
Exegesis is foundational to understand scripture’s application to our lives. The problem is that many in the church want to hear the application without doing the work of the exegete. In many cases this has also been translated into the way many preachers preach. In order to keep congregants happy, they are given large amounts […]
` 1. When a scripture is read you will already have some idea of the context of the passage and be able to draw more from it. 2. As you sing songs in worship you will recognize many of the passages of scriptures alluded to in the music, which will enrich the truths they are […]
In the book of Hosea, God had strengthened the people and they turned around and used that strength to sin against Him. We do the same thing when we sin. God Bless, Doug
Some people think that using labels like Calvinism or Arminianism is wrong. After all, shouldn’t we follow Christ, not men or schools of thought? This video takes a look at these questions.
There are many pastors that seem to have lost their way a bit by following hard after some kind of “seeker” or “emergent” model. They have such a desire for growth and relevance that they have lost their relevance, which makes their growth questionable. With them in mind, here are four common pitfalls which must […]
“Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Mourning is hateful and irksome to poor human nature. From suffering and sadness our spirits instinctively shrink. By nature we seek the society of the cheerful and joyous. Our text presents an anomaly to the unregenerate, yet it is sweet music to the […]
This is a brief video about the life of William Carey and what he accomplished. For more information I recommend this free mp3 lecture given By Timothy George of Beeson Seminary.
Part 1 Part 2 Vishal Mangalwadi is an international lecturer, social reformer, political columnist, and author of thirteen books. Click here for more information on Vishal Mangalwadi.