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The Trinity in Matthew's Gospel

Can you show someone the Trinity from the Bible in a simple and straightforward way? Matthew's Gospel, the first book you encounter in the New Testament, features two of my favorite references for doing so. Interestingly enough, both involve…

The Most Sensible Explanation

Bible Christianity provides the most sensible explanation for the origins of life. Jefrey Breshears explains it this way: It is impossible that non-living matter could spontaneously produce life for the simple reason that non-living matter…

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…