Restoring the Awe and Wonder of Pentecost

The Word of God is a gift, given and preserved by our Lord, inspired by the Holy Spirit, through the writings of faithful men, and faithfully translated over the centuries with fantastic accuracy. The truths within though, fall prey to our fleshly desires and one frequent result is the loss of awe and wonder. EveryContinue reading “Restoring the Awe and Wonder of Pentecost”

All Things Considered

A Short Historical Background of Acts The eternal struggle of the Christian preacher and teacher is to bring antiquity to contemporary audiences in such a manner that transports these modern hearers into the shoes of the people in the past while simultaneously leaving behind biases, preconceived notions, modern senses of morality and understanding.   The contextContinue reading “All Things Considered”

Pillars of the Early Church

The roles and interactions between Peter, James, and Paul. The Lord God Almighty utilizes imperfect and broken vessels to bring about his divine and perfect purposes. MacArthur expands, “God uses various means to bring blessing, strengthen faith, and cultivate spiritual growth in the lives of his people.” [1] The Sovereign Lord of the universe hasContinue reading “Pillars of the Early Church”