The Bible is the greatest book the world has even known. The Cambridge History of the Bible said, “No other book has known anything approaching this constant circulation.” Immanuel Kant, German idealist philosopher, 1724-1804, said, “I believe that the existence of the Bible is the greatest benefit to the human race. Any attempt to belittle it, I believe, is a crime against humanity.” Obviously, the Bible ...Read the rest -->
The Calvinistic doctrine of Total Depravity teaches that man is completely dead in trespasses and sins, so radically corrupted by sin that he/she cannot understand the Bible and must have the Holy Spirit to enlighten them or to interpret the Bible.
Loraine Boettner, Calvinist, stated: “The Scriptures constantly teach that the Gospel becomes effectual only when it is attended by the special illuminating power ...Read the rest -->
The Will of God, the Bible, is presented as the greatest treasure you will ever own (Matt. 13:44-46) and it is waiting for you to plumb its depths and receive the direction and help you need to have a relationship with Almighty God, the Creator of this fabulous world (Acts 17:27; John 14:6; I Pet. 3:18).
Although the Bible is read by millions of people, many find it ...Read the rest -->
This is certainly an appropriate question because everything about the Christian faith depends on the truthfulness of the Bible. The Bible is the source of our knowledge about Christianity and if it is false then Christians are in a world of hurt. While the Bible is the “best-selling, most quoted, most published, most circulated, most translated, most influential book in the history of mankind” ...Read the rest -->
Surveys have established that most people believe the Bible is the Word of God and contains the answers to the questions about life. However, many people have never read the Bible and cannot answer basic questions regarding how to live to please God.
The Psalmist said, “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path” ...Read the rest -->
Why We Should Study The Bible?
Henry Ward Beecher said, “The BIBLE is God’s chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks and bars.” Here in a few words Mr. Beecher pointed to an excellent reason to study the Bible.
The Bible is ...Read the rest -->
It was the pattern of Paul’s missionary work to establish churches throughout the cities where he preached the gospel. The Hebrew writer emphasized the importance of every believer being a part of a local body of Christians and why it is necessary: “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the ...Read the rest -->
Welcome Back. We have Guy Roberson’s writing again. We will send these out on Monday of each week. Enjoy.
The Scriptures describe local churches conducting regular meetings to worship God and study His Word (Acts 20:7; 11:26; 1 Corinthians 11:17-34; chap. 14; Hebrews 10:25). This is because of the value of the Bible for every man, woman and child in the world. Jesus said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not ...Read the rest -->
It was not originally my intention to write another article on the subject of “water” after last month’s post on rivers. However, there is a bit more to this topic that I would like to share. So call this a two-part series, or call it another article on a similar topic. I’ll be happy either way.
If you will recall, in Ezekiel 40-48 the prophet had a vision of a perfect temple from which a trickle of water flowed. That trickle ...Read the rest -->