Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Head We Hold Fast to Is Christ, not the “Godhead”

Colossians 2:19 tells us to “hold fast to the head,” speaking of Jesus Christ.  Indeed we should.  Why then do Trinitarians say we should instead hold fast to something they call “the Godhead”?  I’ve written previously on the unfortunate term … Continue reading

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Names of the Lord: Jesus Is the Standard

What is the standard by which we are judged?  Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus was lifted up from the earth (John 12:32) – in the flesh on the cross, and in the spirit to heaven.  He is the One to whom … Continue reading

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“One Thing Have I Desired” – Chorus

One Thing Have I Desired is based on Psalm 27:4.  It is a product of Maranatha! Music. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYBLCV1nqHE]

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If We Acted Before a Disaster Like We Act After a Disaster Maybe There Wouldn’t Be as Many Disasters

A disaster brings out compassion in the human heart.  People look for ways to help victims of disasters.  This is a wonderful sight – people helping each other. If people showed this same sort of compassion on an everyday basis … Continue reading

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The Son of God Is My God

In our day and age, everyone has a god – even if his only god is himself. Some worship Allah, some worship a Trinity, some worship success, some worship fame, and so on.  And, as I said above, some worship … Continue reading

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America, Repent!

How many more signs do we need?  Is there evidence lacking that we have gone far astray from the morality to which our Creator calls us? Proverbs 14:34 says that righteousness exalts a nation but sin is a disgrace to … Continue reading

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Names of the Lord: Jesus Is the Author of Salvation

In Hebrews 2:10 Jesus is called “the author” of our salvation.  Another English translation says “leader.”  Yet another says “pioneer.”  The King James Version says “captain.”  Other versions say “source,” “founder,” and “prince leader.”  You get the idea. Jesus created … Continue reading

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Names of the Lord: Jesus Is the Grain of Wheat

In John 12:24 Jesus observed that unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies to itself, it remains alone – but that if it dies, it bears much fruit. Jesus used this observation to teach what came … Continue reading

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Names of the Lord: Jesus Is the Mustard Seed

In Matthew 13:31-32, Jesus told the short parable of the mustard seed.  He said that even though it’s the smallest of garden seeds, it produces the largest of garden plants.  And indeed the size of the seed does not determine … Continue reading

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Names of the Lord: Jesus Is the Author and Perfecter of Faith

God wants us to have faith in Him.  However, He didn’t command everyone to have it until He first demonstrated what it was like.  That is, He became an example of faith, a forerunner for us. God became Jesus so … Continue reading

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