Know Your Enemy: the Devil and his many names

Names Description Scripture Reference Accuser Opposes believers before God Revelation 12:10 Adversary Against Believers 1 Peter 5:8 Beelzebul Lord of the Flies Matthew 12:24 Belial Worthless 2 Corinthians 6:15 Devil Slanderer Matthew 4:1 Dragon Destructive Revelation 12:3,7,9 Enemy Opponenet Matthew 13:28 Evil One Intrinsically Evil John 17:15 God of this World Influences the thinking of … [Read more…]

Scriptural Promises related to Salvation

  Genesis 45:7, 8 Numbers 21:8 2 Samuel 22:26–28 Psalm 72:4 Ezekiel 34:12 Romans 8:32 Romans 11:26, 27 Exodus 12:13 Leviticus 17:11 1 Samuel 14:6 1 Chronicles 28:9 Isaiah 43:25 Isaiah 45:22 Jeremiah 3:22 Ezekiel 11:19, 20 Hosea 14:4 Joel 2:32 Zechariah 9:16 Matthew 1:21 Matthew 10:32 Matthew 16:18 Matthew 16:25 Mark 8:35 Luke 5:32 … [Read more…]

Thoughts on the Election

To my friends who voted for Mrs. Clinton: First, I still love you and I hope that we will remain friends. I know that there is a lot of uncertainty about a Trump presidency and I write to you to speak to that. The most important thing to know is that the process worked as … [Read more…]

For Whom Did Jesus Die? (Particular Redemption)

Our thanks to 3rd Millenium Ministries for the below…  In Reformed theology we affirm the doctrine of definite atonement, which is sometimes called particular redemption, effective atonement or limited atonement (“limited” is not in reference to the power or value of Jesus’ death, but in reference to the number of people for whom Christ purchased salvation). Definite atonement is to be … [Read more…]