Sunday, September 25, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

52 How to Be a Good Citizen in a Pagan World



How to you respond to a government that may kill you for being a Christian?

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The Theology of Revival


What is revival?  How does it start?  Who starts it?  What is our part?  What is God's part?  We looked at the Scriptures and a couple of incidents in the journal of John Wesley to answer the questions.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

66 The Authority of the King Over Nature



 King Jesus the Just wields authority not only over demons, diseases and people's lives but also over the created universe, itself.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

51 How to Respond to Persecution Like Polycarp


Why did Rome bother to persecute the early Christians in the first place? We examined some of the Martyrdom of Polycarp (d. AD 150s or later), a second century Christian document, to see how the beloved bishop of Smyrna responded. Obviously there are applications for the Church today as she faces an increasingly hostile America.

Friday, August 19, 2016

49 The Body of Christ, All Ministers


A popular American view of ministry is, "That's what we pay the pastor to do."  A biblical way of ministry, however, is much different. The Apostle Paul explains in multiple places how important every Christian is for the work of the Church.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

64 Why the King Heals...But Not Always


I believe healing is in the Atonement. Yet God doesn't always heal us when we pray. Forgiveness of sins is in the Atonement and God always forgives a repentant person. So why "always forgiveness" on the one hand and "doesn't always" on the other? Can it be reconciled?

Thursday, August 11, 2016

48 A Living Sacrifice, A Renewed Mind


We participate with God's sanctifying work by consecration and programming the mind with God's truth.