Category Archives: The Gospel

The World’s First Megachurch

A megachurch is generally defined as being any Christian congregation that has a sustained weekly attendance of 2,000 people or more in its worship services. Using that as a definition, we find that the world’s first church was also the … 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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Did Jesus Die for Everybody?

“Calvinism” series: (post #4) Years ago I attended an evangelism/missions service that was part of a multi-night crusade sponsored by our local S.B.C. Association. The guest speaker for the crusade was a fellow S.B.C. pastor who had gained a fair … Continue reading

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What Does It Take to Become One of God’s “Elect”?

“Calvinism” series: (post #3) Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To the pilgrims of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father… (1 Peter 1:1-2, N.K.J.V.) Make no mistake, it’s … Continue reading

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Can a Dead Person Make a Decision?

“Calvinism” series: (post #2) And you He made alive who were dead in trespasses and sins… (Ephesians 2:1, N.K.J.V.) And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together, with Him, having … Continue reading

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Dying in Your Sins

Dying in your sins. If the thought sounds terrifying to you, it should. What follows such a death is the lifting up of the eyes in hell (Luke 16:23) as the body goes to the grave and the soul goes … Continue reading

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