Category Archives: New Testament

A Delayed Salvation

“who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time” (1 Peter 1:5). A friend came by the other day to talk about salvation. Those who characterize themselves as unbelievers … Continue reading

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Why I am a Pentecost(al) Presbyterian

I read the following story this week: “Erasmus, the famous Renaissance scholar, once told a classic story which was designed to emphasize how important it is that we take up the torch of Christ’s ministry with great commitment. In the … Continue reading

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Struggling Saints

We have learned in recently-revealed private journals, which Mother Theresa had not wanted published and are now being published under the title Come Be My Light, that the little Albanian nun struggled with her faith as she ministered to the … Continue reading

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The Waldorf Astoria, Celebrities, and Heaven

I say to you that many will come from the east and the west, and will take their places at the feast with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 8.11 O the joys of frequent traveler … Continue reading

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PERËNDIA E DI EMRIN TËND (God Knows Your Name)

I delivered this message to teens in the Hope for the World Albanian orphanage in Tirana, Albania in late May of 2007. I sought to identify my own childhood as an orphan with theirs. And I gave this message in … Continue reading

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A Theology of Jackie Gleason

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11.28 Jackie Gleason was not a Christian as far as I know. In fact, his reputation for sin may or may not been … Continue reading

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“Is it ‘Communion?’ the Lord’s Supper?’ or the Eucharist?’ Yes.”

1 Cor. 10.16-17; 20; 11.23-31; John 6.11; 23, 35-42; 48-59 Like a foolish husband arguing with his wife over the true meaning of the word “love,” but failing to embrace his bride, sometimes the Church has got tangled up on … Continue reading

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