Written for seminary students, pastors and lay people, Practical Systematic Theology explores the fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith in twenty-one chapters, critiquing denominational views historically and biblically against the doctrine of the Early Church. In evaluating the truth of any doctrine, the author challenges his readers to the following standard: If we believe that Scripture is 'God-breathed', and there is any verse or passage of the Bible, correctly interpreted within its context that contradicts us, we have got it wrong!
Christians face storms in life: Persecution, physical/emotional pain, broken dreams, conflicts, tensions and stress. Peter’s message, written and inspired by the Holy Spirit, offers good news to Christians. God has given us the power and strength to face any and every situation, and the peace and calm all can know who have Christ as Lord.
The Apostle Paul's letter to the Colossians contains some of the most profound statements ever written about the Lord Jesus Christ, the status of believers and the heresy of Gnosticism. Gnosticism challenged the Divinity and humanity of Christ, promoted levels of spirituality, angelic worship, immorality, etc. This twenty study series explores/applies Paul's answers to all of these topics.
John's first letter to the Church contains twelve marks of a true Christian. In this modern age of growing apostasy away from sound theology, John's letter is of vital importance. This seventeen study book is for home groups and pastors who desire to make disciples for Christ, believers who understand what it means to forsake the world and take up their cross daily.
A beautiful woman, a life changed by tragedy, driven into sin, condemned and rejected by her own people, a slave to despair and desperate for love. She saw a light, she reached out and touched it, her life was changed forever.
Mary Magdalene: A Woman Who Loved, brings the 1st century alive, inspires the soul and challenges the reader to love as she loved.
Simon and Simon features two men born just a few miles apart, Simon Peter and Simon Magus. Peter's passionate life is contrasted with Magus, the one known as ‘Simon the Sorcerer’.
Triarius, a Roman soldier, is sent to the Frontier. His wife is pregnant when he leaves and believed to be carrying a son. He sends orders to dispose of the child if it is a girl. His daughter is born and kept in secret.
Perfection! Within the human soul a voice calls us to reach for perfection. So often we demonstrate a desire to know, experience and create that which is perfect. The clothes we wear, the flowers we choose, the religions we practice and love we seek. We reject what we perceive as flawed, and strive for beauty, contentment and fulfillment. Can we know and experience perfection? The answer is 'yes'.