Rights or Righteousness?

I'm very concerned about all of today's Christians stressing out over the issues of the day. Sure we are to stand against homosexuality and abortion and like things, but as followers of Christ we must understand that as such we have no rights in America or any other parts of the world. This world is…

Christ Crucified Quenched God's Wrath That Burned Against Us

The following is from A Discourse of the Knowledge of Christ Crucified, a sermon from Stephen Charnock. As a merciful God, he pitied us. But as a holy God, he could not but hate our transgression. As a God of truth, he could not but fulfill his own threatening. As a God of justice, he…

The White-Haired Man On George Street - A Story of True Faithfulness

In a Baptist church in Crystal Palace, London, a stranger stood up in the back, raised his hand, and said, “Excuse me pastor, can I share a little testimony?” The Pastor looked at his watch and said, “You’ve got three minutes.” And this man proceeded, “I came from Sydney, Australia. Just a few months…

"My Mother's Love" - A Choctaw Story

A story of a Christian mother's love for her lost son was recorded long ago. This story took place during the time when the chief of the Choctaw tribe served somewhat as the governor of a state or as a judge. In addition they had their own senates and lawyers who helped in legislation concerning…

What Does God Say About Righteousness?

Why should we care what God declares about righteousness? Friend, God is the supreme authority of the universe. Everyone will give an account to this God. Revelation 20:12, “And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened...” This God says in I Corinthians 6:9, “Know ye…

Tsali - An Illustration of the Gospel

A historical marker on the court house lawn at Bryson City, NC reads: "Tsali, Cherokee brave, surrendered to General Scott to be shot near here, 1838, that remnant of tribe might remain in N.C." The thrilling story of Tsali highlights "Unto These Hills," America's most popular outdoor drama. In 1838, 17,000 Cherokee Indians…

Kin Cheoss - A Medicine Man Who Found True Peace

Kin Cheoss was a Waco Indian born in 1800. He grew up along the Brazos, where present day Waco, Texas now exists. Cheoss would grow to become a leading medicine man for his tribe. Since boyhood Kin Cheoss had been searching for a better way to know the Great Spirit. He remembered as a child…

Conversion of Geronimo

Geronimo was born in 1820 near Gila River, close to present-day Clifton, Arizona. His father was Taklishim and his mother was Juana. Geronimo would grow to become one of the most feared Chiricahua warriors and the last Apache Chief. He was a master warfare strategist and was held in awe by his own people for…

Jesus' Name, "I Am", Proves His Deity (Introduction)

What do men say about Jesus? Men have many different opinions about Jesus Christ. If you ask 1,000 men about Jesus, you may get 1,000 different opinions. Some say Jesus was a man, and nothing more. Some say Jesus was a god, but not God. Believers know that Jesus is God, and that…

Chief of Sinners Saved

"This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief." "This is a faithful saying…" "This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation…"1 One man said that this was such an amazing and such an unbelievable statement…

The Names of Jesus are the Names of God

In both [Old and New] Testaments, He is called Immanuel, which means God with us… One apostle says of Him, "This is the true God, and eternal life" (1 John 5:20). Speaking of the Israelites, another apostle says, "Of whom, as concerning the flesh, Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever"…

The Divinity of Christ - Jesus is God

The design of this chapter is to state and prove the doctrine of the true, proper, and supreme divinity of the Lord Jesus Christ. His Godhead is true, not fictitious; it is proper, not figurative; it is supreme, not merely superangelic. None is divine in a higher sense than the Saviour of lost men is.…