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The Messianic Claims Of Jesus Christ

Pastor John Samson As Christians, we believe our Savior’s name is the Lord Jesus Christ. Its important to understand that “Christ” is not Jesus’ last name, but rather a title. The word “Christ” comes from the Greek word “Christos” which is the Greek translation of the Hebrew word for Messiah. When we say, “Jesus Christ” […]

Maturity In Essentials And Non-Essentials

Pastor John Samson “till we all come to the unity of the faith..” Ephesians 4:13 “In essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; and in all things, charity.” – Augustine Doctrine divides! It divides truth from error. It divides the true teacher from the false teacher; the spirit of truth from the spirit of error; and the […]

Playing Marbles With Diamonds

Pastor John Samson Does your Bible Study offend God? Did I get your attention? What!!? God can be offended when we study the Bible? Yes, if we’re talking about the average Bible Study that takes place today. Let me explain: Jesus, in the preamble to quoting a verse from the Old Testament said, “…have you […]

Justification And Sanctification

Pastor John Samson We can make a distinction between the body and the head of a man and he suffers no loss, but if there is a separation, the man will be dead. The head and the body must stay together for life to continue. Similarly, though we can make a distinction between justification and […]

The Keeping Power Of God

Pastor John Samson Jude: 24 Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy, 25 to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, before all time and now and forever. […]

Irreducible Complexity – Why Evolution Wont Work

Rev. John Samson What “science” once thought of as the “simple cell” is now understood to be far more complex than all the goings on in a large city! ALL the mechanisms would need to be in place and functioning perfectly at the very start, or else the cell would die. This is called “irreducible […]

If The Foundations Are Destroyed

Pastor John Samson England was once a center for Reformation. That is no longer the case. Thank God, there are glorious exceptions. I pray that there would be many more of these exceptions in our day. But by and large, the church in England, at least the one visible to the people, is unrecognizable from […]

The Reformation – Has The Holy Spirit Moved On?

Pastor John Samson I was recently involved in a friendly discussion with a fellow Christian minister. I was talking about the teachings that sparked the Protestant Reformation, when out of nowhere, it seemed, my minister friend said, “The Holy Spirit is not stuck in the 16th Century. He has moved on. Why don’t you?” I […]

The Five Solas Of The Reformation

by Dr. James Montgomery Boice What follows below is a very short summary of what is known as the five solas (sola being the Latin word for “alone”). It comes from the book “Whatever Happened to the Gospel of Grace?” by Dr. James Montgomery Boice. I cannot recommend this book highly enough. It is a […]