A Pope for Which Season?

A Pope for Which Season?   (Ed. Note: Steve Elwart was raised a Roman Catholic and studied to be a Catholic priest. He had a self-described “Martin Luther moment” and later left the seminary and Catholicism. Steve went on to pursue a Ph.D. from Louisiana Baptist University and is now an ordained minister. He continues to have contacts with members of the Catholic clergy both inside and outside the Vatican and has obtained insights in the Continue Reading

The Daniel Protocol

The Daniel Protocol   Many claim “I’m a loyal person!” but who can find someone who truly is? — Proverbs 20:6, ISV With all the worldview changes occurring today, what is a Christian to do? Does one hunker down and withdraw from the world or does one stand and fight? The answer may lie in The Daniel Protocol. Issues for Today Over the past few years, world events have brought new meaning to the Biblical prophecy of a time where Continue Reading

How Russia came to be a Christian Nation

by Dr. Steve Elwart Previously, Russian President Vladimir Putin and ex-KGB head raised eyebrows across the globe by declaring his Christian faith. In remarks made at the Valdai Forum in September 2013, in front of representatives from most European countries, he said: Many Euro-Atlantic countries have moved away from their roots, including Christian values. Policies are being pursued that place on the same level a multi-child family Continue Reading

A solemn warning for all churches

“Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.” Revelation 3:4 Suggested Further Reading: John 14:18-24 Do you meet with many men who hold communion with Christ? Though they may be godly men, upright men, ask them if they hold communion with Christ, and will they understand you? If you give them some of those sweetly spiritual books, that those who Continue Reading

The Vanity of Mere Ritual Obedience. B. C. 738.

Isaiah 1:10-15 10 Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah. 11 To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he goats. 12 When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts? 13 Bring no Continue Reading

The WELSH Revival of 1904-05

by Oliver W. Price During the spring of 1904 a young Welshman named Evan Roberts was repeatedly awakened at 1:00 a.m. He met with God until 5:00am. The Welsh revival followed. Churches were packed for prayer meetings. In a prayer meeting for young people, Pastor Joseph Jenkins asked for testimonies. A young girl named Florrie Evans, who had only been a believer a few days, rose and with a trembling voice said simply, "I love Jesus with all Continue Reading

As we see ourselves as Guilty

Numbers 8:6 Take the Levites from among the Israelites and cleanse them. There are many lessons for the Christian in this section [verses 5-22]. He sees here the importance of each member of God’s family having his own particular task. Cp. 1 Cor. 12. It is necessary that special men be designated for particular duties in order that the work of God’s kingdom shall be done in orderly fashion. Those who do the work of God must be Continue Reading

Encourage your minister

‘Encourage him.’ Deuteronomy 1:38 Suggested Further Reading: Hebrews 13:17–19 Why do you leave your own minister? If I see one come into my place from the congregation of another brother in the ministry, I would like just to give him a flea in his ear such as he may never forget. What business have you to leave your minister? If everyone were to do so, how discouraged the poor man would be. Just because somebody happens to come into this Continue Reading

The church aroused

‘Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.’ Ephesians 5:14 Suggested Further Reading: Romans 13:8–14 Some people can walk in their sleep, and walk in dangerous places, where waking men would be unsafe. They by some strange influence seem to walk steadily and calmly along the eddies and turn by the dangers beneath; even the howling of winds abroad seems to be inoperative upon Continue Reading

A divided heart

“Their heart is divided; now shall they be found faulty.” Hosea 10:2 Suggested Further Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:4-12 If we would provoke the anger of the Most High and bring down trying providences on the churches, we have nothing to do but to be divided in our hearts and all will be accomplished. If we wish that every vial may empty out its ill, and that every vessel may withhold its oil, we have but to cherish our bickerings till they Continue Reading