Does God Create Evil?

Genesis 2:9 “And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.” Isaiah 45:7 “I form the light, and create darkness:...

CHURCH – PART TWO

Read Part 1 here » English Etymology of Church According to the Oxford English Dictionary [OED], “etymology” is “the process of tracing out and describing the elements of a word with their modifications of form and sense.” The English word church comes from a Scottish...

Church – Part 1

CHURCH: The word church is a Bible word, a word defined by contextual usage in the King James Bible. In order to understand the doctrine of the church, the term must always be defined by how it is used in the biblical context. The English word church is the usual...

Who is my Friend?

WHO IS MY FRIEND? And Jesus said unto him, Friend, wherefore art thou come? Then came they, and laid hands on Jesus, and took him. (Matthew 26:50). It would be a strange use of the word “friend” if Jesus had meant a dear or close friend in Matthew 26:50. Was His...

FORGIVENESS and JUDGMENT

Judgment is simply making decisions; we do it constantly, without even thinking. You are reading this because you made a judgment or decision to do so. Life is filled with decisions to stop or start, go left or right, speak or be silent, and a thousand other...