Are You Winning The War For Your Mind?

This past Sunday, we learned just how important it is for Christians to win the war that rages on in the mind. It is a war not easily won, but a war that Jesus demands we win if we are to truly make Him the Lord of our lives. To learn how to win this war, listen […]

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Marriage Covenant Theology – Baptism, The New Birth And The Holy Spirit

Before the New Covenant circumcision was the mandatory physical sign established by God to confirm one’s justification, entrance into the marriage covenant and later the marriage covenant community[1].  However, because of the superior form of justification and marriage gift offered under the New Covenant, both the sign and its requirement have changed[2].  Baptism is now […]

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Marriage Covenant Theology – Justification

Justification which refers to a person possessing a righteous state before God is the necessary pre-requisite to entering into the marriage covenant relationship w/God. In the redemptive history of the Bible, we experience two forms: one which is now obsolete, the other which is presently in force.  They may be referred to as Passover Justification […]

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The Pattern of Salvation

All saving relationships between God and man in the Bible are a marriage covenant[1]. There are five[2]major marriage covenants in the Bible: the Adamic Covenant[3], Noahic Covenant, Abrahamic Covenant, Mosaic Covenant and New Covenant. 1.1. The Mosaic Covenant (OC) is spoken of using marriage terms and conditions: 1.1.1. God as husband, Israel as wife (Isa […]

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Righteous Relationships – Dating

1. DATING 1.1. Wikipedia definition: “dating is a form of courtship consisting of socializing done by two people with the aim of each assessing the other’s suitability as a partner in an intimate relationship or as a marriage” 1.2. The Bible would see all forms of courtship (whether called by the term “dating” or “courting[1]”) […]

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What are the deeds by which we will be judged?

Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you? —unless indeed you fail to meet the test! – 2 Corinthians 13:5  What exactly does the Bible mean by “good deeds”? Scripture tells us that everyone, both believers and […]

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The Gospel Explained in Eight Truths

The Gospel is the good news of abundant life in Jesus Christ if we submit to Him as Lord before Savior in the relationship of covenant through His Church.  1.  All People All people need God the Father’s abundant blessings of forgiveness and righteousness, earthly provision and purpose, eternal salvation and life. (Romans 3:10-12, 23; […]

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4 Critical Keys to Understand Your Bible

I. Works of the law are clean laws versus commands. A. Within Reformed thinking, theologians have historically held to a tripartite distinction/division of the OT law. In other words they have broken it into three categories: 1. Ceremonial: laws pertaining to temple ceremony, sacrifice and duties of the priests. 2. Civil: laws pertaining to commerce, […]

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