Category Archives: Christ’s Return

The First Sermon of the Church Age

The “church age” began in grand style. The day was the Jewish feast day known as Pentecost (Acts 2:1), and approximately 120 of Christ’s followers were gathered together in a room in Jerusalem (Acts 2:1). They had been waiting a … Continue reading

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An Important Reminder About Hurricanes

We cancelled services yesterday at Oak Grove Baptist Church because of the threat of flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence. The forecast was for our Nebo, N.C., area to receive 6 to 12 inches of rain, with the … 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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The Fundamental Question

“A Thought-Provoking Book” series (post #5) You — the regular readers of this blog — have had the last four posts to grasp some of the more compelling arguments presented in the book Why I Left, Why I Stayed. As you know … Continue reading

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The Judgment Seat of Christ

It has been said that Satan gives his rewards up front, while God gives His on the back end. This raises the question, “How does God give His rewards?” The answer is: The judgment seat of Christ. The judgment seat … Continue reading

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The Rapture

Bible Prophecy in Chronology series (post #3) When it comes to God’s prophetic schedule, the next event due up is the Rapture. You won’t find the word “Rapture” anywhere in our English translations of the Bible, but the best passage … Continue reading

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Is God Good All the Time? (post 3 of 3)

“Is God Good All the Time? “series (post 3) “The Lord is good to all…” Psalm 145:9 “…No one is good but One, that is, God…” Matthew 19:17 With this post I’ll finish up my series “Is God Good All … Continue reading

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