Author-Clay Curtis

THE CONSTRAINING LOVE OF CHRIST

Posted by admin on March 10, 2019 at 10:49 pm

THE CONSTRAINING LOVE OF CHRIST 2 Corinthians 5: 14: For the love of Christ constraineth us; When it came to believing and preaching Christ, some accused the apostle Paul of being beside himself. Others accused him of being too serious. But by the Holy Spirit of God, he answered, “Whether we be beside ourselves, it [...]

FREE TO COMMIT MURDER

Posted by admin on March 4, 2019 at 2:40 am

FREE TO COMMIT MURDER We believe the word of God which declares that Christ established the law for his people so that every believer called to faith in Christ is not under law but under grace. Therefore, we are accused of being antinomians. One of the common arguments involves picking out one of the ten [...]

SEPARATED

Posted by admin on September 23, 2018 at 11:32 am

SEPARATED Acts 13: 2-3 Over time, the Holy Spirit worked in Barnabas and Saul and proved, before the others in the church at Antioch, that these were two men whom the Lord had chosen, filled, made faithful and who were proven faithful. In the beginning, Barnabas was faithful to do what the Lord enabled him [...]

GOD’S SUCCESSFUL WORD

Posted by admin on September 23, 2018 at 11:26 am

GOD’S SUCCESSFUL WORD Isaiah 55: 10: For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: 11: So shall my word be that goeth forth out [...]

FREE INDEED!

Posted by admin on August 20, 2018 at 11:56 am

FREE INDEED! Isaiah 49: 9: That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that are in darkness, Shew yourselves. All who Christ saves are guilty prisoners by Adam’s one transgression. And receiving Adam’s sin nature we were born in a prison cell in chains which no man could break. Our prison-nature was [...]

The Person of the Holy Spirit

Posted by admin on August 20, 2018 at 11:50 am

The Person of the Holy Spirit Acts 13: 1-5 The Person of the Holy Ghost is set forth as taking the action of “speaking.” V2: The Holy Ghost said; the Holy Ghost takes the action of “commanding”: V2: Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work; the Holy Ghost takes the action of “calling”: V2: [...]

HOW DID PETER DEAL WITH CONTENTION?

Posted by admin on August 5, 2018 at 8:05 am

HOW DID PETER DEAL WITH CONTENTION? Acts 11: 1-25 First, Peter declares to his brethren what God the Holy Spirit did in his own heart (Acts 11: 4-12.) Notice, Peter does not defend himself; that would have only caused more strife between him and his brethren. Nor does Peter argue with his brethren over his [...]

It Pleased the Lord Through Preaching

Posted by admin on August 5, 2018 at 7:59 am

It Pleased the Lord Through Preaching Acts 12: 25, 13: 1-3 In this text, we have the account of how the Lord faithfully sent forth Barnabas and Saul to the Gentile world. God has an elect people whom he has determined to save OUT OF all corners and people of this world in Christ Jesus. [...]

Natural Sense is not Spiritual Sense

Posted by admin on July 30, 2018 at 2:26 am

Natural Sense is not Spiritual Sense Isaiah 6: 10: Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed. What did the Lord command Isaiah to do to [...]

Love and the Law

Posted by admin on July 23, 2018 at 10:31 am

Love and the Law Acts 15: 5: But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses…7: Peter rose up, and said unto them,…10: Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke [...]