Author-Don Fortner


Posted by on June 9, 2019 at 10:29 am

THE LOCAL CHURCH: A FELLOWSHIP OF BELIEVERS IN CHRISTLuke sets before us an example of what every local church should be, by showing us what that early church at Jerusalem was. “They continued steadfastly in the apostles doctrine and fellowship, and breaking of bread, and in prayers” (Acts 2:42). That early assembly was a blessed fellowship of believers in […]

Is There Any Real Hope For Real Sinners?

Posted by on April 29, 2019 at 10:52 am

Is There Any Real Hope For Real Sinners?Is there any real hope for real sinners? I know that men and women who think of themselves as good moral people have no problem in this matter. They think they are okay. They look upon their good works, their religious devotion, and their moral integrity with much approval. In their proud […]

Justified for Real

Posted by on April 21, 2019 at 7:56 am

Justified for RealJustification, as it is revealed in Holy Scripture, is much more than a mere forensic (legal) standing. It is a state of being (Rom. 5:1-11). It is more than a judicial declaration. Justification is the real emancipation of our souls in Christ. To be justified before God is to be free of guilt in your conscience by […]


Posted by on April 16, 2019 at 6:40 am

GOD’S FAITHFULNESS Throughout my days my path’s been markedBy God, my Father’s, loving heart.He’s ordered every step with care.I’ve met His goodness everywhere.When I was lost and knew Him not,Prevenient grace marked every spot;And angels came for God’s elect,Though in rebellion, to protect. Then in the time and at the placeWhich God had purposed by […]


Posted by on March 24, 2019 at 9:35 am

THE BOOK ON THE HAND OF GOD – Rev 5:1 In (rather, on) the right hand of the eternal God, John saw a book, a book written within and without, bound shut, and sealed with seven seals (vv. 1- 4). This book is the book of God’s eternal decrees. It represents God’s eternal plan and purpose […]

With the heart man believeth

Posted by on March 17, 2019 at 8:43 am

With the heart man believeth’ Read Jeremiah 17:5-14 ‘If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus; and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.’ This is the one thing that is essential: you must believe in thine heart’. I urge you to ‘examine […]

Law or Grace — You Cannot Have Both!

Posted by on March 10, 2019 at 10:47 pm

Law or Grace — You Cannot Have Both! Galatians 5:4 Most religious people attempt to mix man’s works of obedience to the law with God’s works of grace for sinners, making salvation a mixture of works and grace. Fallen men have been attempting to mix law and grace since the days of Cain and Abel. […]

What Is A Sovereign Grace Bible Conference?

Posted by on March 4, 2019 at 2:44 am

What Is A Sovereign Grace Bible Conference? Acts 15:1-35 The first sovereign grace Bible conference was held at Jerusalem during the apostolic era. The reason for that conference and the things that transpired at it are recorded in Acts 15. A matter of gospel doctrine needed to be clearly settled and publicly declared in unison […]


Posted by on September 23, 2018 at 11:35 am

WHY SHOULD WE SUPPORT MISSIONARIES? (III John 6-8) Many answers are given to that question in the Word of God. But the Apostle here gives four excellent reasons for doing so. Having commended Gaius for his good work in this regard, John encourages him to continue with these reasons: 1. IT IS A WORK PLEASING […]

“Behold My Servant”

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

“Behold My Servant” Isaiah 42:1-3 Behold him with the eye of faith. To behold him is to trust him. Behold him with an admiring heart. To behold the Lord Jesus Christ as he is revealed in the Scriptures is to admire him. Behold him whatever your need is. Whatever your soul needs you will obtain […]