Archive for May, 2020

Leadership Situations

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Sometimes churches are in unique situations that should be normal situations. The leadership situation in our church is unique. We live in an age, that many agree, is one of apostasy, many turning from and away from the faith. The days are darker. In the midst of this, we have many strong men in our […]

2 Timothy 3:16-17: Inspiration and Sufficiency of Scripture

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

2 Timothy 3:16-17 says a lot about the Bible. It is a classic location for the doctrine of scripture. It is the number one passage on the inspiration of God’s Word. The Bible wasn’t just written by men, and not really written by men, except as God’s instruments. All scripture was given by inspiration of […]

Meeting Again or Not

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Let’s say that we started meeting again, the virus spread in our midst and many people died. Would they be martyrs? Defying the government and meeting out of a scriptural conviction to meet would be the basis of the martyrdom. They would be dying in order to meet. Some are saying that in the country. […]

The Church Even When Not Assembled

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

“Church” translates the Greek word, ekklesia, which means “assembly” or “congregation.” Universal and assembly are mutually exclusive. There is no universal church, because nothing universal ever assembles. Assembly by nature is local, even definitional. Does that mean that the assembly of Jesus Christ, His church, is only an assembly when it gathers? No. Even when […]

Coronavirus and Wise Decisions

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Good decisions very often take more than one factor into consideration. Sometimes it’s one component. It is disobedience to God, so you don’t do it. Other decisions take more of what scripture calls “wisdom.” These decisions are based upon principles of scripture and I want to explore that thought as it relates to opening the […]