Archive for April, 2011

Concerning Prayer

Frequently we pray that God would not forsake us in the hour of trial and temptation, but we too much forget that we have need to use this prayer at all times. There is no moment of our life, however holy, in which we can do without His constant upholding. Whether in light or in darkness, in communion or in temptation, we alike need the prayer, “Forsake me not, O Lord.” “Hold Thou me up, and I shall be safe.

Charles H. Spurgeon Meditation for This Morning Monday, May 25

What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel by Rolaant L. McKenzie

What is the Gospel? Knowing the answer to this question is vital if one is to receive salvation and have a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ, for belief in the wrong gospel will not save, but condemn (Galatians 1:6-9). 1 Corinthians 15: 1-4 provides a good summary of what the gospel is:

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Concerning Punishment

Punishment is justice for the unjust.

Saint Augustine (354-430)

More Evidence for Resurrection 2

The Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ Pt 2: Could the Evidence Stand Cross-Examination in a Modern Court of Law? by Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon

In Part I, we indicated that the historical evidence for the Resurrection of Christ was sufficient to convert even skeptics. In Part II, we will examine what leading lawyers have concluded about the evidence for Christ’s Resurrection.

In Acts 1:3, the historian Luke tells us that Jesus Christ was resurrected from the dead by “many infallible proofs.” The Greek en pollois tekmariois is an expression which is defined in the lexicons as “decisive proof” and indicates the strongest type of legal evidence. 1

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Weekend Pause

Thanks so much for following this blog. God bless.

Hershel Lee Harvell Jr.

More Evidence for Resurrection

The Evidence for the Resurrection Pt1—Can it Persuade Skeptics?  By Dr. John Ankerberg and Dr. John Weldon

Among the religions of the world, Christianity is unique in many ways. One area of uniqueness concerns the evidence supporting its basic claims. As lawyer, theologian, and philosopher Dr. John Warwick Montgomery points out, “The historic Christian claim differs qualitatively from the claims of all other world religions at the epistemological point: on the issue of testability.”1 Inother words, only Christianity stakes its claim to truthfulness on historical events open to critical investigation. And only this explains the number of conversions by skeptics throughout history.

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Concerning Faith and Love

The whole being of any Christian is Faith and Love… Faith brings the man to God, love brings him to men.

Martin Luther (1483-1546)