Showing posts from December, 2015

Little Preachers

Among the greatest tools for spreading the gospel is the printed page. I praise God for organizations like The Gideons who distribute Bibles throughout the world. Sometimes I give away their New Testaments to people who don’t have a copy of God’s word. Other times I give out gospels of John produced by the Pocket Testament League.
Still, I believe the greatest evangelism tool is a simple gospel tract. This handy “little preacher” is able to do what many of us often fail or are unable to do. Consider the following advantages of using gospel tracts… The gospel tract never stumbles over words or forgets important Scriptures.The gospel tract can be given during extremely brief encounters (when making a purchase, passing someone on the street, etc.).The gospel tract never gets sidetracked or caught up in an argument. It just gives the message of salvation, plainly and clearly.The gospel tract is never intimidated or fearful.The gospel tract is never tempted to compromise the message of Chris…

Living Saints

This past week Pope Francis declared the late Mother Teresa would be elevated to sainthood. It reminded me of a Yahoo video I watched in 2011 called “The Four Steps to Becoming a Saint”, which claimed the late Pope John Paul II was one step away from sainthood. Immediately I thought how unbiblical that was. Had the pontiff obeyed Romans 10:13 (“whoever calls on the name of the LORD shall be saved.”) before he died, then he already took the only step needed.
The Catholic Church teaches that for a person to be considered for sainthood, he or she must have been dead for at least five years. There are many Scriptures proving a person cannot become a saint after they die. Revelation 22:11 says, “He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still.” Once a sinner passes through the gates of hell, he or she cannot become holy by the actions of another person including the p…

Jesus Christ is Coming Again

You better look up Look up into the sky  You better be ready I’m telling you why  Jesus Christ is coming again
He’s gathering a list  And checking it twice  Gonna come for those He paid the price  Jesus Christ is coming again
He sees you when you're sinning  But hears you when you pray He knows if you are saved or not  So be saved for He is the Way

(to the tune of "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" - new lyrics by T. R. Post© 2011)

Oh My Stars!

Facebook is a convenient way to stay in touch with friends, reconnect with old ones and meet new people. It’s also provided me an outlet to minister to numerous folks at once plus share evangelism testimonies. But just like any other technological tool, Facebook can be used for ungodly purposes.
I’ve noticed a few friends posting horoscopes on their Facebook pages. Perhaps some of them are ignorant of what the Bible says regarding astrology and the occult. That’s why it’s important to read the word of God. There are numerous warnings about seeking counsel from astrologers and fortunetellers. Here are a few of them…
“And the person who turns to mediums and familiar spirits, to prostitute himself with them, I will set My face against that person and cut him off from his people.” - Leviticus 20:6
There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, or …