A piece of someone else

A doomed democracy? 1

Last week at FBC-Bryan, we discussed the fhe following is a quote from Dr. Alexander Tyler generalizing his findings about the fall of the Athenian Republic. Dr. Tyler was a Scottish professor writing around the time of the American Revolution. A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot […]

How to Not Kill Sin

from John Owen’s The Mortification of Sin, Chapter 3. Not the greatest passage from the book… hopefully there will be better quotes from Owen later. “Men are galled with the sin that hath prevailed over them; they instantly promise to themselves and to God that they will do so no […]

Charles Spurgeon — Faith 3

(taken from www.spurgeon.org, from a sermon entitled Faith delivered on December 14, 1856, by the Charles Spurgeon at the Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens). “Without faith it is impossible to please God.”—Hebrews 11:6. The Old Assembly’s Catechism asks, “What is the chief end of man?” and its answer is, “To […]

Blindside – “Silence”

I need silence this week, so here’s some lyrics from good ‘ole Blindside… “Silence” They won’t see the fire you have lit inside of me. They look up to the stars and wonder where you might be. Leave the gun. Without realizing they’re standing in the palm of your hand. […]

Reply to ‘A Global Vision’

Landon made a great comment to recent post entitled A Global Vision . It was so good that I felt it needed its own posting. Here it goes… Interesting thoughts…. What about people who do not come through an organization but find a way for themmselves? Most people in America […]

A Global Vision

Should all Western missionaries pull out of Asia forever? Of course not. God still sovereignly calls Western missionaries to do unique and special tasks in Asia. But we must understand that when it comes to in which Western missionaries are no longer able to do church planting as past eras […]

If I Believed…

(Keep in mind this article was written by an atheist…) If I firmly believed, as millions say they do, that the knowledge and practice of religion in this life influences destiny in another, then religion would mean to me everything. I would cast away earthly enjoyments as dross, earthly cares […]