Bitter Sin Makes for Sweet Grace!

As Paul neared the end of his life he wrote these remarkable words to his young disciple, Timothy. “The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for...

The Triumph of Christianity

Just finished Rodney Stark’s latest book, The Triumph of Christianity. Marvin Olasky of World Magazine rated it his top book of the year, so I purchased a copy. Stark is an historical iconoclast. He shatters historical idols, and he does it effectively. Here is...

Why Should We Rejoice in the Final Judgment?

For a generation that values “tolerance” above all other virtues, no fact is more distressing than the Final Judgment. Through his Son Jesus Christ, God the Father will show himself intolerant of every thought, word, and deed that does not live up to the...

The Secret to Conquering our Spiritual Enemies

What happens on earth is a function of unseen spiritual realities. “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood,” Paul reminds, “but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual...

Is Spiritual Warfare Real?

Rev. 19:11-16 King of KingsSince the sixties, a battle for sexual purity and sexual identity has increasingly ravaged the western world. Its origin is spiritual. What we see on earth refects a conflict in heaven. I was speaking to a group of Christian adults about...