The Simplicity of Worship — Reformed Books Online

Anyone who reads the book of Acts will be struck with how simple that standard of apostolic worship was, which is forever a rule to the Christian Church. The more simple the worship is, the more spiritual it will be shown to be, when persons have nothing else to cling to in it but the… The Simplicity of Worship — Reformed Books Online Continue reading The Simplicity of Worship — Reformed Books Online

Co-Indwelling The “Man Upstairs”

Is it acceptable to refer to Jesus as the “Man upstairs”? I didn’t think it was until I took time and seriously thought about the concept. Initially, I thought this term too shoddy to use for Jesus; however, He is properly a man, now resurrected in a powerful spiritual body and sitting on His Father’s throne. Jesus is also, of course, the eternal God who … Continue reading Co-Indwelling The “Man Upstairs”

How God Answered My Prayer to Quit Tobacco

Personal testimony is not what I usually write about; it’s uncomfortable and a little embarrassing. Nevertheless, this time, I almost feel compelled, since, in another testimony to an individual who I was trying to help, I did not give God the due credit. It was the summer and I was enjoying a walk in a new area and needed directions to a place I wanted … Continue reading How God Answered My Prayer to Quit Tobacco

Eternal Generation of the Son Defended

The focal point of generation is sameness, “after its kind.” The idea reveals sameness of essence. Some folks have gotten hung up on thinking that every moment by moment God is generating Jesus. This is not the focus at all, since this is an eternal relationship which can never change. It’s almost the same as saying that Jesus, moment by moment, is holding the universe … Continue reading Eternal Generation of the Son Defended

The Nature of Heaven

While the bible is scarce in the description of heaven, it reveals the character of heaven’s inhabitants which gives us the disposition of that place. It goes without saying that heaven, compared to earth, will be a place of fulfillment, blessedness, and peace. Further, without question, God and His angels are superabundantly capable. Both these points need no argumentation. God is all wise and knowing, … Continue reading The Nature of Heaven