Category Archives: Belief

Rightly Understanding Peter’s Answer

Peter’s Pentecost sermon, which was the first sermon of the church age, caused his listeners to ask, “What shall we do?” (Acts 2:37). His answer was, “Repent, and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Peter’s Famous Answer

To say that Peter’s Pentecost sermon was powerful and impacting would be an understatement. His listeners were so “cut to the heart” (Acts 2:37,┬áN.K.J.V.) that he didn’t even have to give an invitation to evoke a response from them. Instead, … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Church Age

What we call the “church age” began on the Jewish feast day known as Pentecost that is described in Acts chapter 2. It was on that day that God the Holy Spirit began indwelling Christ’s followers. Jesus had said, “I … Continue reading

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Everyday Evidences of Adam & Eve’s Fall (post #3)

This post is the third and last in our series “Everyday Evidences of Adam & Eve’s Fall.” Thus far we’ve identified the evidences associated with God’s judgments upon the serpent/Satan and Eve. By way of a reminder, those evidences are: … Continue reading

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Everyday Evidences of Adam & Eve’s Fall (post #1)

A straightforward, literal reading of the Bible’s record of history teaches us that approximately 6,000 years have passed since Adam and Eve’s fall into sin. That’s a lot of years. The fact is, though, that the specific evidences the Bible … Continue reading

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Holiness, Mercy, Grace, & Wrath

God is a God of perfect holiness. Each human being is a sinner. Herein lies the problem. Fortunately for us, God is also a God of love. And it is out of this love that He extends mercy to each … Continue reading

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Making Music Out of All the Noise

Famed American composer/pianist George Gershwin was standing on a crowded beach talking to a friend. The waves were crashing into the shoreline. Other people were engaged in conversations. A nearby merry-go-round was operating in full volume. Venders were trying to … Continue reading

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