The following is a writing from the Minister of Chinchilla Church Of Christ. I watched a video recently where a person got up to give a testimony about Jesus, when suddenly they were taken by something. They couldn’t speak, and rather than share the Gospel of Jesus Christ they suddenly began laughing uncontrollably, others around them made animal noises and moans and groans. I have … Continue reading Complicating The Simple Message
Question: “What if I don’t feel saved?” Answer: This is an all-too-common question among Christians. Many people doubt their salvation because of feelings or the lack of them. The Bible has much to say about salvation, but nothing to say about “feeling saved.” Salvation is a process by which the sinner is delivered from “wrath,” that is, from God’s judgment against sin (Romans 5:9; 1 … Continue reading Drowning In Our Feelings
Jeremiah 17:9 reads… The human heart is the most deceitful of all things, and desperately wicked. Who really knows how bad it is? – (NLT) The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? – (KJV) Crooked is the heart above all things, And it is incurable — who doth know it? – (YLT) Matthew Henry’s Concise Commentary, (Jeremiah 17:5-11) … Continue reading Squeezing Righteousness From A Deceitful Heart
There is not a day that goes by where I do not have these intentions of being subservient to our Lord. Each day starts with thanking Him for being there for me. He is my strength. The entire day I am looking through a new window, and through this window there is a faint image, a faint reflection, of a new man. A reflection of … Continue reading A Perfection Which Exceeds His
Attending the building we know as, “church,” we are face to, well, not face to face. We are face to back of head. We are at a performance. Much like a theatre. The director, also known as a Pastor, is at the stage. There may be a band on the stage, or a choir, or both. At many of these places, the director instructs the … Continue reading If The Pews Faced Each Other
For the past few days I have been hung up on the abusive words of my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. Before I am judged as a hypocrite, I would like to explain how and why I have been feeling this way. So often I read the words of others. There are categories and topics that I follow on WordPress that I will not … Continue reading The Mean and Abusive Christian
Why can’t we just read the Bible, do our study, encourage one another in Spirit, truth and love, and leave the ‘I’m right and you’re wrong’ debate out? Can we not assess and come up with our decision? I have been on WordPress today reading many posts. Some are plain silly. The way Christians argue is like listening to two small kids fight over a … Continue reading Seriously?