What Do We Believe?

What Do We Believe?

The apostle John, writing in his gospel account, speaks: “And many other signs truly did Jesus in the  presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written, that ye might believe that  Jesus is the Christ, the son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his…

The Power of the Gospel

The Power of the Gospel

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek (Romans 1: 16).  The word power, as used in our text, is from the Greek word “dunamis”, and is used in the sense…

Commands of the Gospel

Commands of the Gospel

Certain gospel passages demand special attention and diligent consideration by the mortal mind of man.  This is true of the words written by Peter in I Peter 4:17: For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begins at us, what shall the end be of…

The Facts of the Gospel

The Facts of the Gospel

“That which has actual existence,” thus the dictionary defines the word fact. The same dictionary gives  as a primary and basic definition for gospel, “good news, glad tidings, esp., the good news concerning Christ.”  Thus, we are concerned with facts relating to the good news brought by Jesus Christ.  Let us note some scriptures, “Fear…

Goodbye, Death Valley

Goodbye, Death Valley

A wagon train reached the top of a mountain pass, and was prepared to descend into the valley below. One man of the party turned for one last look at the valley they had just left, and waving his hand with a gesture of great relief, cried, “Goodbye Death Valley.” This wagon train was composed…

Worship God

Worship God

There are two words in the book of Revelation that echo a solemn warning, give forth a plaintive plea, and point humanity in the right direction. Those words are, “Worship God”—Revelation 19:10. In the second chapter of Acts, the gospel invitation was given by Peter and the other apostles, and 3,000 souls obeyed the truth. This fact…