Jesus used stories to teach people. Stories with Christ’s Light uses real-life stories from newspapers, current and historical events, then offers spiritual applications. These can be used simply for Christian reading, or by ministers and teachers in sermons, lessons and small group Bible studies. The applications are true to the Bible. This is the first of several projected volumes.
As Simeon predicted, the 40 day old boy his arms cradled would judge the world. He would start with his appearance in the Temple 12 years later. As God’s prophet declared, Jesus Christ reveals our true self as we face his call to discipleship. As God’s Only Begotten Son, he has nothing to prove to anyone. As sinners lost without his forgiveness we reveal our true nature in our response to him.
The Judas Complex has many synonyms. Judas seems to have nothing in common with Christian believers. However, church surveys show that believers have false ideas about Jesus. That ignorance is but one example of the Judas Complex. This book aims to describe the Complex, to explain how it can be avoided, how it can be contained if it’s in our lives, and how it can be banished once contained.
Christ told us: “Many will follow Me with their mouth, but few will follow Me with their heart”. A point I stress in many of our books. And many have asked me for a clear explanation, like a manual on “How to follow Him with our heart”. With this book I hope to give you that answer.
Volume 2: Reconsidering Key Biblical Ideas reinforces the key concepts covered in Volume 1, such as God’s will and man’s freewill, justification and righteousness, election and foreknowledge, works and faithfulness, and the hardening of Pharaoh’s heart.
We show how many of the traditionalist meanings given to these ideas are based on imported human philosophy not 1st century understandings.
Published: August 14, 2012.
Essay » Literature
God’s hands of intervention are practically tied in the very presence of unbelief. It is a waste of time to approach God with a doubtful heart. A double minded man cannot receive anything from God. Each time we operate in unbelief we should realize that we are willfully and consciously disconnecting from divine participation. God’s arm will only be revealed where His words are believed.
The summer after her freshman year at all-Mormon Brigham Young University, Marguerite Farnsworth falls in love with philosophy by way of falling in love with an atheist philosophy student. Her search for Truth (with a capital T), God, the meaning of life, and a boyfriend leads her away from religious belief, but along the way she learns there are things even atheists can have faith in.
Atheism 101: Answers, Explanations and Rebuttals is a collection of concise and occasionally snarky answers to atheism's frequently asked questions. What is the meaning of life? What was Hitler's religion? And what do silkworms have in common with Mother Teresa?
This book is recommended for everyone curious about America's most misunderstood minority.
What is the worst thing that could happen to a person once they die? That is right, they would go to Hell. But, what would happen once they arrive in Hell and they started to pray for a second chance? Would God hear their prayers or would He act as if He does not hear them at all? In my book, that question and many more will be answered when Gene goes to that terrible place called Hell. Jump