The Narrative of the Not Many’s (2)

I cannot recall all the many details that led me to the Lord Jesus Christ and His gospel of grace, but I do recall some.  My spiritual adventure began at the age of 20. After graduating from Brazosport High School, I launched out on my own in this world and moved back...

Stephen – a Piece of the Puzzle

Not long after my new birth experience, I waded into the waters of the Word of God with the apostle Paul and the Holy Spirit as my mentors. God used Paul’s words in the book of Galatians (the first of his 13 letters) to begin to put my puzzle together – one piece at a...

Two Brothers; Two Offerings

Death spread to all, yet the way to life is clearly made known (Rom. 5:12-14). Cain and Abel became prototypes, marking the way to life and the way of death, the way of darkness and the way of light. Their lives put into place two large pieces into the new heaven and...

Two Births

Each of us is born into Satan’s kingdom of darkness with Adam’s sin stamped indelibly on us (1 Cor. 15:22). We are born fleshly people, and we must be reborn into God’s kingdom of light to become spiritual people. Paul clearly divides all of humanity into these two...

Corrupt Seed

Spiritual death is one of the most difficult Bible truths to understand. It truly boggles the human mind. It is truth that human ears have never heard. To begin to understand we have to go back to the way that God created Adam – technically. I picture this special...

Sin and Death

A most difficult part of putting the initial pieces of the puzzle of God’s Word together, in my way of thinking, is a correct understanding of sin. Being born physically alive but spiritually dead is very difficult to comprehend. The fact is we do not become sinners...