Our Blessed Hope

by Bro. K.D. Ward Titus 2:13 “Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Introduction Of all the great doctrines of the Bible none is more precious than that of the return of Christ. It was called by the Apostle Paul, “the blessed hope.” The…

Covenant Theology

by Bro. K.D. Ward Introduction While allowing for some variance of interpretation of Scripture in dealing with Covenant Theology, it is important that we agree at least on certain basics which help to define a workable model in sustaining a continuity of the Scriptures. We recognize room for speculation, but there is a need to…

Calvinism

by Bro. K.D. Ward 1 Timothy 2:4 “Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.” Introduction During the reformation period John Calvin, once a Catholic priest, and also schooled as a lawyer, was a central figure in religious thinking. Calvin took the doctrines of Augustine, who…

Baptist Succession

by Steven Keeler ANABAPTISTS (now called BAPTISTS) were around before the Protestant Reformation, and can be traced back to the earliest days of Christianity. WHO WOULD SAY SUCH A THING? CATHOLIC SCHOLARS…. “For if so be, that as every man is most ready to suffer death for the faith of his sect, so his faith…

Eternal Life

by Bro. K.D. Ward John 17:3 “And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.” Introduction Israel was in a low spiritual slump when Jesus came. Matthew 4:16 says, “The people who sat in darkness saw a great light and upon those who…

History of Street Preaching

HISTORY OF STREET PREACHING by Steven Keeler “The Lord said unto me, Proclaim all these words….in the streets….”  (Jeremiah 11:6) Preaching outdoors, in the open air, outside the walls of religious meeting houses has a long history going back to the prophets of the Old Testament. OLD TESTAMENT OPEN AIR PREACHERS A popular place for…