Monthly Archives: June 2017

Free Christian Resources Online

Over the years, I’ve found some free resources online that I’ve found helpful, which I thought I’d share.  Please feel free to send me others that you’ve also found useful.   Bibles Bible Hub – Contains electronic versions of all the major English translations of the Bible.  It also provides the ability to easily search for passages and keywords. ESV.org – If …

“Fear not, therefore…”

What is the cost of proclaiming God’s Word to a fallen world? In the Old Testament, the cost was often being ridiculed, ostracized, or even arrested.  Elijah was chased out of the Northern Kingdom of Israel, because he dared to challenge the false prophets and their idols.  Jeremiah was arrested for sedition, because he had called the people to repentance …

“For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.”

“For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly” (Romans 5:6). I’m sure everyone is familiar with the concept of a resume.  In Europe and other places, it’s also called a “curriculum vitae,” which is Latin for basically “the course of my life.”  A resume details the course of your life: where you went …

Why Republish Old Christian Writings?

Over the last couple years, under the auspices of St. Polycarp Publishing House I’ve been working on new editions of various classic Christian writings from the first few centuries of the New Testament Church.  So far, I’ve published versions of Justin Martyr’s “First and Second Apologies”, Tertullian’s “Defense of the Christian Faith”, and St. Polycarp’s “Epistle to the Philippians” and the “Martyrdom of Polycarp.” …

Pentecost – “Would that all the LORD’s people were prophets, that the LORD would put his Spirit on them!”

“Would that all the LORD’s people were prophets, that the LORD would put his Spirit on them!” (Numbers 11:29). What is a prophet?  We usually think of a prophet as someone who foretells the future.  However, the Biblical meaning of a prophet and of prophecy is broader than this.  A prophet is someone who speaks forth the Word of the …