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New Age Mysticism Déja vu – Part One
February 2016
In the mid-1970s, Dave Hunt wrote a book chronicling the life of Paul Gupta, a Christian convert and the founder of Hindustan Bible Institute. That biography began Dave’s research efforts regarding Hinduism and Eastern...
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Do We Have A Prayer?
January 2016
Do we have a prayer? There are a lot of ways we can consider that question. As examples, we’ve probably all heard someone say, “You don’t have a prayer” when the odds of what is hoped for are overwhelmingly...
The Enigma of Calvinism
December 2015
Calvinism, from my first exposure to its teachings and practices to and through today, has not ceased to be an enigma to me. In fact, the more I have learned about it, the more perplexing I find it to be. I’ve been told by a...
Pre- or Post-Trib Rapture?
November 2015
First Published in October 2003 The Rapture of the church involves all believers being caught up to heaven—those just resurrected together with those alive at the time (1 Thes:4:13-18 [13] But I would not have you to be...
Homosexuality and the Reign of Terror
October 2015
The title of this article may provoke cries of “homophobia” from some, even those not connected with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. A person may come to that conclusion after reading what I...
Fellowship: Fortification against Apostasy
September 2015
Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Again, if two lie...
Victory Over Sin
August 2015
Last published in October 2006 Torn between their sincere desire to serve and honor their Lord and the inner turmoil of fleshly lusts and the seductive pull of worldly pleasures and honors, many Christians struggle to live for...
Sorcery: Ushering in a “Blissful” Christless Eternity
July 2015
A few years ago I had the wonderful privilege of ministering to a very elderly lady who was about to be operated on for a cancer issue. It was not a life-or-death-related surgery, but at her advanced age there were some definite...
The Only Antidote: The Power of the Spirit
June 2015
These are troubling times for every born-again Christian. The apostasy seems to be increasing exponentially. Biblical Christians are having greater difficulty finding churches that preach and teach the Scriptures. Extra-biblical...
Knowing Our Triune God
May 2015
The doctrine regarding the Trinity (the three Persons of the Godhead) isn’t something that any finite individual can fully comprehend. The concept is beyond the grasp of our mortal minds. And yet, God has given to mankind a...
Revival or Apostasy?
April 2015
Knowing that we are in the last of the last days, with an imminent Rapture a very real hope, our thoughts often (and indeed should) turn to the signs that Christ said would herald the nearness of His return. The signs that are most...
Self: Mankind’s Number One Problem
March 2015
Views about “self” today are confusing at least. The world has a number of them. All teach the importance of one’s having a positive regard for one’s self. The Bible, on the other hand, has nothing good to...
Bowing the Knee to Rome
February 2015
We live in strange times. When I became a born-again believer nearly four decades ago following thirty years as a Roman Catholic, not one non-Catholic Christian chided me for leaving the Church of Rome. In those days it was fairly...
Spiritual Fitness
January 2015
The term “fitness” is one of the favorite marketing buzzwords that has attracted many to health clubs and spas, and it even has an appeal for those who are so out of shape that it remains yet wishful thinking. There is...
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The Finality of the Cross
December 2014
(First published in October 1995) “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me....”   — Galatians:2:20I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but...
Prophecy Run Amok 2: Fearmongering
November 2014
Revised 26 November 2014 As was noted in part one of this series, prophecy is a very important ingredient in the Bible. In a general sense, the entire Bible is prophecy because God has given mankind His words through His prophets....
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