Category Doctrine

How does this world end?

Old books and hourglass
The Last Days The following is a summary of the events which follow the church age and “The Last Days” as described in 2 Timothy 3:1 “But know this, that in the last days difficult times will come.” The Rapture…

Our living faith

Icons There are a number of Christian icons that are accepted as a part of our culture. For example, John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him…

Questions on Election

The salvation doctrine of “election”, has been, is, and will continue to be a controversial topic. Since it appears to be all over the bible, it’s important that you review and understand this issue. In a question and answer format,…

Babel II?

The Tower of Babel – Genesis 11 Genesis portrays Noah and his sons coming from the ark, and after the flood, having just one language. As his descendants multiplied, they naturally continued with one language and one means of communication.…

What is a 5 point Calvinist?

Tulips
Have you ever hear the phrase, ‘he’s a Calvinist’. Or, maybe, somewhat the opposite, ‘I’m no 5-point Calvinist’. But what does that mean? What it is, it seems, is maybe the longest-running controversy in Christian Theology – all surrounding the…

How can you study the Bible?

Close-up of the word CHRIST and its definition
Introduction How can you study the Bible? Years ago, a pastor that I’ve studied under, and have admired for over forty years, John MacArthur, suggested a system that I use today and recommend for your consideration. Since most of the…

"It wasn't a potential atonement actuated by the sinner, it was an actual atonement initiated by the savior."

John MacArthur