Salvation Coming to Your House

“And Jesus said unto [Zacchaeus], This day is salvation come to this house, forsomuch as he also is a son of Abraham.” (Luke 19:9) Zacchaeus was arguably public enemy number one in Judea since he was the chief of the publican tax collectors. He was despised as a traitor and probably universally hated in the…

God’s Word to Jeremiah

The book of Jeremiah is a sad, dark commentary on the years of wicked, rebellious living among the nations of Israel and Judah. At the same time, Jeremiah’s writings are alarming, being prophetic of God’s upcoming judgment of His physical people for their behavior. As he writes to them, it is revealed that certain doom…

Does God Love the Whole World? Election & John 3:16

As Primitive, Original Baptists we strive to uphold the teachings of the original church as we see presented in the New Testament scriptures. One of the distinctive doctrines that we find in the scriptures that Primitive Baptists uphold is the doctrine of “unconditional election”. When some people first hear of the doctrine of election, I…

Danger of Rumors & False Assumptions

“11) And the children of Israel heard say, Behold, the children of Reuben and the children of Gad and the half tribe of Manasseh have built an altar over against the land of Canaan, in the borders of Jordan, at the passage of the children of Israel. 12) And when the children of Israel heard of it,…

MTZCAST Episode 18 | Studying Original Languages

MTZCAST is back! In this broadcast, we’re joined by special guest Pastor Robert Adam, as we consider the study of original languages of scripture. Specifically, whether such is ok, what are the benefits, and how to get started.Covered in this video: The Textus Receptus The King James Bible Seminaries Modern vs Koine Greek Resources for…

Spread It Before The Lord

“And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the Lord, and spread it before the Lord.” (2 Kings 19:14) When facing the blasphemous threat of the king of Assyria, Hezekiah shows us the proper pattern of prayer to spread our troubles before the…

Framing Our Minds For Worship

Worshiping God is sacred. At we assemble with the church, we gather together in attempt to present our bodies a living sacrifice to a Holy God. We come before Him to worship for His goodness to us in our lives. But we also desire to feel His presence, petition Him in corporate prayer, and learn…

Our Eyes Are Upon Thee

“O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes are upon thee.” (2 Chron. 20:12) When facing perilous circumstances and a strong approaching enemy, Jehoshaphat sets a great example for seeking God and how…

Greek Lesson: “And You Hath He Quickened” in Ephesians 2:1

As you notice, the clause “hath he quickened” in Ephesians 2:1 is italicized in the King James Version, meaning it was supplied by the translators for the sake of translating the complete thought contained in the Greek Textus Receptus, from which the KJV was translated. Modern English translations forego including this clause and occasionally it…