Jesus Was Depressed?

How I Cope with Depression by Looking at The Greatest Depression Christ experienced mental distress and agony and felt the pain of it, except his was far more devastating.  Jesus suffered and endured through the most horrific depression known to man: The Greatest Depression.  Let me explain: ‘Depression’ come from a Latin word meaning ‘to…

Which Came First? Justification or Regeneration?

“But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace of God, might taste death for everyone…For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and have become partakers of…

The Mystery of the Sovereignty of God

My son Jeremiah was in trouble so I sent him to his room.  I told him to clean his shoes off before going inside sending him into a temper tantrum.  He screamed ‘no’ while stomping his shoes not realizing there was a rug underneath him.  Needless to say, my desire for him not to track…

The Supreme Gnostic: A Universe-sity For All Saints

A Near-Life Experience If you have ever had a near-death experience you would agree that it is one of the most scariest moments of a person’s life. When I was a kid I was sucked under the water in the ocean and overtaken by the power of a riptide. I remember thinking I was going…

It Goes Without Saying

“It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.” Jesus I love the wittiness of Jesus.  His unique, sovereign ability to cut right to the chase and the ‘heart’ of a matter.  A moral, rich man approaches Jesus and asked,…

God’s Sovereignty in the Redemption of Man

There Is Nothing Else To Gain Until We Die It does not matter how much good we do in this life if not carried out with a right motive in the dive power of the Holy Spirit. God says our works apart from Christ are wicked and vile in the eyes of God (Isaiah 64:6),…

Christian Swag? There is no such thing.

For real. I know, I know. Most will say, “Ah, come on. Take it easy. It is just a joke and they do not mean anything by it.”  That may be right for some, but our culture loves to scoff at the Word of God. I remember a song from high school with the lyrics,…