The Sermon on the Mount was Not Originally for the Church

Against popular modern-day misconception, the Sermon on the Mount was NOT originally delivered to the New Testament Church. It does not directly apply to us, though we can draw from its principles. Yet, we must be sure we correctly interpret the Sermon before we can be assured the principles drawn are sound. To put it …

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How to Fulfill the Great Commission

Fulfilling the Great Commission = Making Disciples (declaring/teaching, baptizing, becoming like Jesus) — Matthew 28:19-20 >You don’t have to be perfect to make disciples of Jesus. So stop focusing on how sinful you are, and instead focus on how great, good and glorious Jesus is! >You don’t have to know everything to make disciples of …

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We Want to See Jesus — Part 2

Click HERE for the MP3 Audio Recording of We Want to See Jesus -- Part 2 What does it mean to "see Jesus?" Find out that Jesus gave His life for us, in order to give His life to us, so that He can live His life through us! Part 1

Immortality vs. Eternal Life

Say, "The Fountain of Youth!" and Juan Ponce de León comes to mind, along with every other conquest for famed objects of legend and myth such as the "Holy Grail." Without the Indiana Jones theme infecting your brain, let me clear up the matter of what Christians mean by "eternal life." In short, biblical Christianity differentiates between …

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Correctly Defining Legalism

As the aim of Lamb's Harbinger is to provide apologetics for the Gospel, I must expose legalism. I am very often grieved that there are churches and theologians who, amid denouncing legalism in a spirit of fear toward moral license, redefine the terms and principles surrounding legalism. As a result, these sort cannot see that they themselves are still involved in legalism; and in …

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The Bible on Wine, Drink and Strong Drink

The study provided below is meant to present the biblical data on the subject of alcohol. While I've provided some commentary with each passage, which is meant to guide the reader to notice context and the according proper interpretation, everyone should be convinced in his own mind by the Scriptures about how to live these …

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What Christians Mean by “Revival” and “Awakening”

You might have heard of "revival" when it was spoken by someone in reference to a yearly church conference. Or, you could have heard the terms mentioned in an American history lesson. Either way, revival and awakening need some clarification. A spiritual awakening and a revival don't happen just because a church sets a date and time for …

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The Kingdom of Heaven and Its Keys

Why Discuss It? Some who seek Christ are deterred by Christianity's history. Throughout the ages, Christendom has committed terrible atrocities. Those atrocities continue to present day in one form or another. For example, as of 2009, in Indonesia, some groups beneath the umbrella of Christendom were reported to have been killing those they felt to be …

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A Man of Sorrows

Let me speak solemnly of Him, because what I have most learned from Jesus is that his way - his first earthly life - was the way of sorrows and grief. But, unless you should become depressed, let me speak triumphantly of him, because his life has no end. Would it do good to your heart …

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