Theology of the Pentateuch

By: A.D. Roberson 1. Overview of the Theology of the Pentateuch. The Pentateuch is indispensable. It is the theological foundation on which the rest of the Bible is built. That foundation reveals fundamental truths about who God is, who man is, and the relationship between God and man.  God is eternal, sovereign, trustworthy, holy and…

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Why Kill Jesus?

By: A.D. Roberson Jesus’s main opponents were the Jewish religious leaders, such as the Pharisees, Sadducees, scribes, and chief priests. But recognizing who Jesus’s main opponents were does not explain why they were so opposed to Him. A closer look at the Jewish religious leaders reveals that although they did indeed oppose Jesus because their…

How to Read the Bible Well: Some Introductory and Foundational Principles.

By A.D. Roberson Understanding the Bible is imperative. That is because the Word of God was written to apply to believers at all times, including today.[1] Hermeneutics is the fancy term for how readers interpret the meaning of the Scriptures.[2] Readers should seek to discover the biblical authors’ intended meaning at the time they wrote.[3]…

Call Me Ishmael: A Look At The Book of Jonah

By: A.G. Martin Introduction The book of Jonah is not about a big fish. Sadly, that is the only part of this great story that people remember. This book is not even about Jonah himself. This book of God’s breathed out word (2 Timothy 3:16-17) is about God, and His sovereignty in every situation. In…

Evening Thoughts Pt. 1

By A.G. Martin This year already, the words once held sacred by those of faith, now seem to be used flippantly with no regard to meaning or history. The term “Christian,” originally a derogatory utterance, at one time made its way to represent an individual of high moral character. Yet, this term has once again…

Paul and The Law

By: A.G. Martin Introduction  You do not have to read far in the writings of Paul to come to the realization that at the center of his theology resides the cross of Christ. Yet, we arrive at a crossroads. Or so it would appear. In a time where all the information we could ever want lies literally…

The 70 Weeks Prophecy

By: A.G. Martin We all have our perception of the end times. If you’ve been a Christian for any period of time you have thought about what will take place, and asked “what do the scriptures say about this?” All over the place there are book being written and movies produced about the “rapture,” and…

Justification By Faith

By: A.G. Martin Theology and Doctrine are looked at today as “irrelevant” or rather “unimportant” subjects to discuss. Reason being, is because people view these terms as “taking the focus off of the moving of the Holy Spirit” as I have been told personally in one way or another. These terms have become more associated…