Why Didn’t the 10 Commandments Forbid Things Like Rape and Slavery?

Christians are occasionally asked thought provoking questions such as why God didn’t forbid sinful behaviors like rape and slavery in the Ten Commandments, as found in Exodus chapter 20. The quick answer to that question, is that it does so by giving an overarching, governing principle that automatically forbids the sinful behaviors under consideration. In…

All These Things Are Against Me

“And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.” (Gen. 42:36) When we endure tragedy, we have a tendency to develop a “woe is me attitude”. It is very easy in…

Eschatology Affects Our Perspective

Believe it or not, but a person’s eschatology affects their political views. If you are amillennial, you recognize that the “Kingdom of Heaven is at hand,” so the affairs of your particular nation take a rightful backseat, since you belong to a greater kingdom, have a certain reigning King, and you are concerned with the…

Redemption! | Titus 2:14

If one was to pick a verse with more “salvation concepts” to unpack than others, Titus 2:14​ would definitely be on the top of the list. Our Saviour Jesus, His identity, His suffering, the cross, the redemption of a particular people, and the response they have to grace…all wrapped up in one statement! Join us…

Habakkuk’s Prayer for Revival & Mercy

“O Lord, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O Lord, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.” (Habakkuk 3:2) This prayer of Habakkuk should set the tone for our prayers every day, but especially during the times we are living…

What is the difference between Primitive Baptists and Reformed Baptists?

This question often arises when viewing these two Baptist families. Both groups hold similar beliefs on many core Christian essentials. Both groups affirm the Trinity, the eternal Sonship of Christ, the inspiration and preservation of the Bible, the virgin birth of Christ, the Hypostatic union, the sovereignty of God in salvation, eternal security, as well…

Withstanding the Devil’s Wiles

Beloved, during this uncertain and chaotic time, it is vitally important for you to “put on the whole armor of God” and especially the “helmet of salvation” to withstand against the “wiles of the devil” (see Eph. 6:10-18). Satan is a deceiver, the father of lies, subtil, and wily. Satan cannot pluck any of God’s…

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Why do bad things happen to good people? This question is commonly asked in response to some tragic event that, in our opinion, unfairly touches the lives of those who are trying to live in a godly way. This question is actually indicative of an incorrect perspective of the reality of this world. The answer…

Bringing Every Thought Into Captivity

“Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” (Philippians 4:8) For the disciple of Christ, it is absolutely vital for us…