Rooted in the Faith: Joy

Galatians 5:22-23, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control; against such things there is no law.” Misery is a dangerous condition for a Christian to be in. It is one of Satan’s greatest tactics to use against God’s people. When you become Christian, you catch Satan’s attention […]

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Faith of A Mustard Seed

I started a new series called Trials of A Pastor. One of the trials of being a pastor I haven’t written about yet is facing perpetual singleness. Many think pastors would find someone right away since they’re mostly godly men—the type of godly men Christian women want, but they’re wrong. I cannot tell you how many […]

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Review: Pilgrimage – My Journey to a Deeper Faith in the Land Where Jesus Walked

Author: Lynn Austin Publisher: Bethany House Publishers, 2013 Rating: 4/5 stars Amazon Price: $10.87 Bottom Line From January 5-17, 2017 I will be in Israel both for a class and a pilgrimage. The professor of the class recommended that we read this book before we leave for Israel, so I decided to pick it up and give it a […]

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Theology of Worship: Silent Night

Verse 1 Silent night. Holy night. All is calm, all is bright, Round yon Virgin Mother and Child. Holy Infant, so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace. Another Lucan hymn, this hymn revolves around Luke 2:8, “And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock […]

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God Knows

Taking Comfort in Our Suffering During one of my daily readings of Scripture, I stopped at Genesis 15:13 and realised something I had never noticed before after the many times I’ve read it. The verse says, “Then the LORD said to Abram, ‘Know for certain that your offspring will be sojourners in a land that is not theirs […]

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Is Infant Baptism Necessary?

Introduction The birth of a child is a wonderful gift from God. Those who witness childbirth often describe it as a miracle. Even Scripture confesses children are a blessing, that they are a “gift of the LORD” and “the fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3). When we consider an infant begins as a zygote—a single cell […]

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