Category Archives: Prophecy

By His Stripes We Are Healed?

Religious television programming has been dominated by preachers of the Charismatic/Pentecostal persuasion since the first day satellites started beaming such programming into our homes. Consequently, because one of the tenets of Charismatic/Pentecostal doctrine is that it’s always God’s will to … Continue reading

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Does Heaven Have a Wall?

Perhaps you’ve seen a recent meme that has been making the rounds on social media. There are different variations of the meme, but most of them feature a picture of either heaven’s gates or a wall, along with the caption: … Continue reading

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Will Tartarus Ever Be Emptied?

My previous two posts were my two-part answer to a reader’s question: “Are Hades and Hell the same place?” Now, another reader has asked a follow-up question to those posts. The question is: “Will Tartarus ever be emptied of the … Continue reading

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Are Hades and Hell the Same Place? (post #2)

In my previous post, I offered the first half of my answer to the question, “Are Hades and Hell the same place?” I won’t rehash every last sentence of that information, but here are the highlights: Hades (a Greek word … Continue reading

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Watch

Back in the days before every boy and girl had a Smartphone, kids used to wear watches. Watches with the logos of NFL teams were especially popular with young boys. One Christmas, a boy who was a huge Pittsburgh Steelers … Continue reading

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The First Sermon of the Church Age

(Series: “The Early Church of Jerusalem” post #2) 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 … 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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