I stand at the door and knock

These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God's creation. ... "Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me." - Revelation 3:14, 20 It has always … Continue reading I stand at the door and knock

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Chapter 3 – The Bible

https://youtu.be/ZMJ2gH7-izI Chapter 1 0:14 - Founded on the Rock Chapter 2 23:22 - Building on the Foundation Chapter 3 37:53 - The Bible...Transcript (excerpt) below The Bible Now I come to the Bible because this is as important as anything else in the Christian life. What is your attitude to the Bible? Is your attitude the same … Continue reading Chapter 3 – The Bible

Is there a difference between being baptized with the Holy Spirit and being filled with the Holy Spirit?

At times when we read the New Testament record of those who are baptized in the Spirit or filled with the Spirit, it seems that these terms are used interchangeably, that they refer to the same phenomenon. At other times there’s a little distinction that is not altogether clear in the text. Sometimes it seems … Continue reading Is there a difference between being baptized with the Holy Spirit and being filled with the Holy Spirit?

Christian Responsibility and Accountability (2)

Understanding the Situation Text: Ephesians 2:1-10 As we begin this series, we must have a clear, certain understanding. This series focuses on accepting responsibility for our poor choices, mistakes, and ignorance. This series is NOT about earning our salvation. A huge problem in many Christians' lives is produced by the belief/conviction that a Christian must … Continue reading Christian Responsibility and Accountability (2)

e-Sword: Bible Study Software

YAHWEH-NISSI - Journal notes, verse highlighting, bibles in various languages, commentaries, devotionals, word or phrase search, reference books etc. Recommended for Windows, iOS and MAC. Unfortunately not available on Android or Linux. BY RYAN HIGGINBOTTOM If you like reading the Bible digitally, you’ve got options galore. Dozens of websites and smartphone applications are right around … Continue reading e-Sword: Bible Study Software

Who Does Titus 3:10-11 Apply to and how are we to respond to them?

By Greg Lundstedt The following teaching is an excerpt from an edited email response to someone who believes Titus 3:10 only applies to those propagating false doctrine. In reading what you wrote, I think it might be helpful for you to gain an understanding of whom we at VBF understand Titus chapter 3 addresses. With … Continue reading Who Does Titus 3:10-11 Apply to and how are we to respond to them?