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The Unbreakable Seal of the Holy Spirit

The Ancient Wax Seal In ancient times, people placed wax seals on letters, scrolls and important document containers. Each seal featured a personal mark pressed into it, unique and distinct to the person who prepared the document. Only the…

Episode 94: So Where's the Science?

The current transgender phenomenon is real. Real people are facing real internal struggles. But this fact alone does not mean that popular conclusions about this phenomenon are equally true. Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider some biblical…

So Where's the Science?

The current transgender phenomenon is real. Real people are facing real internal struggles. But this fact alone does not mean that popular conclusions about this phenomenon are equally true. As I observe public discourse on this subject,…

Principles of Gender Roles

God has designed men and women to accomplish distinctly different but wonderfully complementary roles in the order of Creation (Gen. 5:2; Mk. 10:6). Despite differences by design, men and women are co-equals before God and towards one another,…

Principles of Sobriety

A Christian should abstain from the consumption of all fermented, alcoholic beverages (Pro. 23:31-35), with the exception of medicinal prescriptions (1 Tim. 5:23). Drinking beverages that have intoxicating qualities is very unwise and out of…

Principles for Media Choices

A Christian should conscientiously guard himself against inappropriate and questionable media. He should avoid knowingly making choices to view wicked images and behavior (Ps. 101:3; Pro. 7:24-27), conscientiously resist finding pleasure in…

Principles for Christian Growth

A believer should consistently cultivate a personal relationship with God (Dt. 6:4; 10:12; Php. 3:7-11) through personal discipline (Ps. 55:17; 63:1; Dan. 6:10) that develops from wholehearted reliance upon the enabling of the Holy Spirit (Gal.…

The Doctrine of Last Things

Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand (Rv. 1:3). I believe in the imminent, personal, and visible return of Jesus Christ (1 Ths. 1:10;…