Spiritual Enlightenment is the Fruit of Salvation

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  Those who have been truly born-again (Jn 1:12-13; Jn 3:3-8; 1 Pe 1:23), who are indwelt by the “Spirit of Truth” (Jn 15:26; Jn 16:13; 1 Jn 4:6), who have been “enlightened” (Eph 1:18) via regeneration (new-birth), will grow in their ability to see the truth and the kind of lives we’re to live Read More …

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Genesis 1-3 is the Key to Interpreting the Roles of Men and Women

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  Introduction Most Christians who follow social media are probably aware of the ongoing debate between complementarianism and egalitarianism, which refer to the roles of men and women in the church and home. This debate is perhaps at an all time high, as there’s a good case to be made for both positions. Plus, social Read More …

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Gifts Series – [Commentary on 1 Corinthians 14]

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  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Introduction 1 Corinthians 14 is one of the most challenging chapters in the Bible. In some respects it’s a chapter of mystery. However, I believe we can come to some confident conclusions about it that will settle some important questions Read More …

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Gifts Series – [Commentary on 1 Corinthians 13]

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  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   This chapter provides further support for the transitory and transitional purpose of the miracle gifts. It’s in total harmony with what we’ve already learned.   1 Corinthians 13 (1 Cor 13:1) – 1 If I speak with the tongues of Read More …

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Gifts Series – [Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12]

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  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Please read the following as an important introduction to commentaries on 1 Corinthians 12-14: Gifts Series – Introduction – [Different Times, Different Ways] Gifts Series – [Foundational Truths]   1 Corinthians 12-14 is the most lengthy and detailed passage in Read More …

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Gifts Series – Introduction – [Different Times, Different Ways]

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  One of the most confusing and hotly debated subjects among Christians/churches today is in regard to the gifts of the Spirit, namely, the miracle gifts. In association, this would include dreams, visions and prophecies. Cessationists believe that the miracle gifts ceased with the completion of the New Testament and the full establishment of the Read More …

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Gifts Series – [Foundational Truths]

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  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Note: That God still works miracles today is not the issue. Of course He does. The subject of this study pertains to the gifts, specifically to all the miracle gifts and those who use them.    Spiritual gifts passages: Romans 12:6-8; Read More …

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Gifts Series – [Dreams – Visions – Prophecies]

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  All Scripture quotations are from the 1901 American Standard Version unless otherwise noted.   Note: As an introduction to this study, I recommend that you read the following article first:  Awareness of the Times.   Introduction There are Christians who see how God worked in someone’s life in the Bible – whether it be Read More …

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False Prophets & False Believers Among Us

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  Introduction In the passage below, Jesus warns us about “false prophets” (false teachers). They’re either deceivers or are totally deceived themselves. This also applies to false believers, those who believe and practice what false prophets teach (Lu 6:43-45). He tells us to “watch out.” Jesus gives us this warning and instruction because it’s important Read More …

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