Category Archives: Thoughts and essays

A thought on man’s attitude toward God

While considering the wonder of the Majesty of God and His great love in sending His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, to die for us, I considered that this is how we must view Him if we are to submit … Continue reading

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The Just and Upright Man is Laughed to Scorn

Job 12:4 “… the just upright man is laughed to scorn.” In the 1931 film produced in Hollywood, The Public Enemy, James Cagney smashed a half of a grapefruit into the face of Mae Clark. Hollywood has directed Cary Grant … Continue reading

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Luke 15:11-32 The Other Son

Luke 15:11-32 The Other Son His Part – a member of the household. Luke 15:11 “…a certain man had two sons.” His Position – leadership of the family. His Potential – He had the power: the servants obeyed him. He … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Steadfast Faith

A thought about the prodigal son’s father – Luke 15:11-24 (KJV) And he said, A certain man had two sons: And the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me. … Continue reading

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Note on Ecclesiology – Ekklesia, Kingdom of God, Kingdom of Heaven

The interchangeable use of the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Heaven reveals how the people of the Lord Jesus’ generation understood them. A difference is apparent, but the differentiation was defined through the context of the statements. Both … Continue reading

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Thoughts on election and predestination for the Soteriology class

“… According as he hath chosen us in him….” Chosen us in him Not – Chosen us to be in him… Facts: The Lord Jesus Christ is chosen The believer is chosen Thoughts: Man has been afforded the opportunity through … Continue reading

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