In trembling hands, the fruit rolled off his fingers and dropped to the ground. The fruit had an overpowering taste that was different than anything he had eaten before. And yet, no sooner had he tasted the sweet juices of the fruit than he was filled with a bitterness that reached deep into his soul.… Read More Awakened to sin
“I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel, which is not another; but there are some who trouble you and want to pervert the gospel of Christ.” Galatians 1:6-7 The question arises, “What defines a different gospel?” Or rather, “How… Read More Fundamentals of the Gospel
With this, he opened his eyes wishing to see the source of this enchanting music. With this, he opened his eyes wishing to see the source of this enchanting music. … Read More Awakening to life
In a couple of weeks I will begin to teach an Introduction to Systematic Theology. I added the word “introduction”, because I dare not think that in a two week span I can purport to teach anything comprehensive about theology. But one could go further. How dare we purport to know anything about God? Isn’t… Read More The Audacity of Theology
Not long ago someone brought up the theory that UFOs are mentioned in the Bible. As is often the case with various theories, it was stated with a degree of certainty bordering on Gospel truth. It also seems as though there has been a rash of movies exploring the UFO themes as in Indiana Jones… Read More UFOs in Ezekiel?
For this Christmas 2008, I have posted a Christmas message at FlemingsFive.com. I hope to add some more in the coming weeks of December. In the first message, I tie a rather interesting passage, Revelation 12:1-6, to the Christmas story. UPDATE (March 5, 2009) Obviously, I did not post any more sermons. So I will… Read More Christmas Messages from Thomas