Why I Believe Jesus

“Every other person who is at the heart of any religion has had his or her beginning either in fancy or in fact. But nevertheless, there is a beginning. Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem was a moment preceded by eternity. His being neither originated in time nor came about by the will of humanity. The Author …

Tozer on Antinomianism

Fundamental Christianity in our times is deeply influenced by that ancient enemy of righteousness, antinomianism. The creed of the antinomian is easily stated: We are saved by faith alone; works have no place in salvation; conduct is works, and is therefore of no importance. What we do cannot matter as long as we believe rightly. …

Buffet or Buffet?

How old were you when you realized buffet and buffet are two words that are spelled identically, but are pronounced differently and have different meanings? Well, they’re called heteronyms, and I was in my early 50’s! All you can eat buffets are all over the place, you know where you can go and stuff your …

Bowing the Knee to Caesar

Sometimes plans change. I was going to post a quote from Tozer, but was stopped in my tracks when I read an article in Syracuse.com. It was about a small business who can’t get the help she needs, and is at risk of losing everything! She was rejected for the Paycheck Protection Program and not …

Ravi Zacharias 1940-2020

Ravi Zacharias (26 March 1946 – 19 May 2020 ) was an Indian-born Canadian-American Christian apologist. A strong defender of the Christian Faith. He is the kind of speaker that makes me sit straight up in my chair and listen carefully as not to miss anything. I would often say, “Wait What?”, and have to …

Spiritual Growth

While it is true, on the one hand, that all the resources are divinely provided, this does not justify, on our part, a spirit of passive negligence, but summons us all the more to diligence and earnestness in pressing forward in our spiritual career. And so the apostle adds, after this strongly emphasized enumeration of …

Total Commitment to Christ

There are a great many bogus Christs among us these days. John Owen, the old Puritan, warned people in his day: “You have an imaginary Christ and if you are satisfied with an imaginary Christ you must be satisfied with imaginary salvation.” There is only one Christ and the truly saved man has an attachment …

What Is It To Accept Jesus?

This is the very first time I was introduce to A. W. Tozer. I have appreciated him ever since. So much so, I own his entire collection of works. Though I don’t agree with everything he believes (minor doctrine), he is still one my heroes of the faith. This sermon, is him preaching at a …

What is Forgiveness?

It has to be the most God like thing we can do! Forgive someone who has wronged us. But for some of us, it can be the most difficult thing we do! The bible gives us clear guidance on forgiveness. But it’s still very hard to do for some of us. Forgive (af’-es-is) (aphesis) means …

What is Peace?

It depends on what kind of peace you’re talking about, world peace, inner peace or peace with man. Then you have the Old Testament peace shalom. How about. “if the wind is right you can sail away and find tranquility,” kind of peace? What peace are we talking about here? I would like to talk …