Like Unto Me: Moses as a Type of Christ Casting The Children’s Bread To Dogs Steps to Victory Over Cigarettes Three Preachers in a Storm Preparation for Famine LOOKING FOR A PERFECT CHURCH?

I will start from the general definition of the terms and then get to your particular situation.The four terms you mention–vow, oath, swear, and pledge–are referring to three very different situations. Only three, because swear and oath go together. In the Bible, to swear is to make an oath and an oath is what someone swears. Consider these meanings:Oath, Swear: an oath is a solemn declaration, usually based on an appeal to God or to…

I have seen many people asking this question over and over again about going to Heaven with tattoos. Many people are asking to find out that if having tattoos can hinder them from coming to Christ. My answer is NO. Having tattoo does not hinder anyone from coming to Christ, because Christ did not give us restriction to those who can come to Him. Rev 22:17And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let…

Would Jesus Oppose the Death Penalty? Reagan, David Scripture Passage: Matthew 5:17 While campaigning for the presidency, George W. Bush was interviewed by Bill O’Reilly. O’Reilly pointed out that Bush had named Jesus Christ as his model political philosopher and suggested that this might be a contradiction with Bush’s own support of the death penalty. Bush replied, “I can’t justify the death penalty in terms of the New Testament. I’m going to justify it in…

Established On The Rock Pastor David Johnston Psalm 127:1-5 Read: Mt. 7:24-27 In Wisconsin there is a very unique house. It is called the “House on the Rock”. It was literally built upon a rock and the mountainside is incorporated into the design of the house. It is quite a thing to see. This morning I want to talk about building your house upon the Rock. Not just any rock, but upon the Rock of…

Is Anything Too Hard For the Lord?Pastor Tommy WensilGen. 18:14 The eighteenth chapter of Genesis is power packed. It begins with an angelic visit to the home of Abraham. Two of Abrahams visitors were obviously angels and the third was none other than the Lord Jesus himself– before Bethlehem (Gen. 18:33; 19:1). The visit was a confirmation and reassurance that Abraham was going to be a father (Gen. 17:15-19; 18:10-14). Isaac was to be the…

The Need of Agonize in Prayer Nehemiah 1:1-10 Introduction Learning from the life of Nehemiah, the Cup-Bearer. The prayer of Nehemiah really speaks a volume on how we need to seek God’s face during the pressing need, and stormy times. There is one thing that prompted Nehemiah to agonize in prayer. SEEING THE PROBLEM- He visualized the problem. He visualized the problems when the news got to him about what was going on in Jerusalem…

Is it all right to pierce our body when it is supposed to be the temple of the Holy Spirit? Although there is no scripture that directly prohibits the piercing of the body for decorative purposes, there are several teachings that should make believers beware of the practices that are common today. Leviticus 19:28Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.…

Brother Matthew Costella of FEA wrote this article below about the bridging of the gap between Roman Catholic and Evangelical Christians today. It is very important to understand that there are people who have been working day and night to make everyone come “together for the sake of love”. Most will tell you to forget about the doctrine, and let’s embrace more love. We should not be blinded by the havoc the catholicism had caused…

Many Christians today are under the impression that in order to be truly effective or useful for the Lord, they need a better education or more credentials or a flashy program to implement or follow. Some perpetually seem to feel that God can only use them if they were to live somewhere else or if their circumstances were different. They often think this is true because so many of the voices clamoring for their attention…

Jewelry – Is it a Sin to Wear? I often see Christians fighting more over such items as this and ignoring more important matters. However, it is a good question and one that deserves an answer. Please understand that I do not consider myself the final word on these matters. I am simply seeking to understand the scriptures to the best of my ability. There are a number of scriptures that deal with jewelry but…