Minister’s Musings (Page 2)

A Salvation Message that Unites

We are all aware of the religious diversity within Christendom that accompanies the message of salvation. While all churches agree that we are saved by grace through faith without the benefit of any affect from ‘meritorious works.’ Indeed, all of our righteous deeds piled up together would be of no more worth than ‘filthy rags’…

Changing a Little Pronoun

Early on the Sabbath day, Judas, with pangs of conscience convicting him of selling the Son of God for a month’s wages, comes with his ‘blood money’ to return it, in some mistaken hope that he can fix his own guilt problem. Equally guilty ‘chief priests and elders’ reply with the most uncaring words found…

Unity Isn’t Nominal

In scripture, the body of Christ is referred to as ‘the church of God,’ ‘the churches of Christ,’ ‘the way,’ ‘the bride of Christ’ and many other names. And by practice, we are ‘catholic’ when we see the church as universal. We are ‘baptist’ as we immerse believers into Christ. We are ‘presbyterian’ at least…

Seekers Find

The world around us is trying to convince believers that we have been foolish and naïve. The very idea of believing that Jesus was and is God who walked on water, immediately stilled storms and raised the dead after four days of putrification is seemingly devoid of logic. But we believe. We have been convinced…