The Problem of Faith

Faith, it’s a fundamentally human phenomenon, the belief in something for which there is no proof. It’s the foundation of all religions. blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed. if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move Continue Reading

Spiritual Shipwreck of the Word-Faith Movement (Justin Peters) (Selected Scriptures)

Let’s go to the Lord in a word of prayer, then we’ll begin. Our Father, we do thank You for this time and we pray that Your Holy Spirit who is always active, always present, always working will guide us into the truth of Your Word. Sanctify us in the Continue Reading

Whatever Happened to Commitment to a Church? (Selected Scriptures)

Usually we open to a passage of Scripture in the Word of God and do our best to unpack its truths and grasp its significance, its meaning, its implications and sometimes it’s direct application to us. But tonight I want to talk to you a little bit of a different Continue Reading

Praying in a State of Mortal Sin

Hi, my name’s Father Mike Schmitz and this is Ascension Presents So a little while back, someone had asked the question: “Can I pray if I am in mortal sin?” That’s a great question. Short answer: yes So if that’s all you wanted, you can stop the video right now Continue Reading

Westboro Baptist Church: Homosexuals Should Be Put to Death

stood in his jonathan phelps from the west for a baptist church is the brother of surely phelps roper also the son of pastor fred phelps i see the family resemblance of jonathan i think a good place to start would be twenty twelve election we have come down to Continue Reading

The Devilish Puppet Master of the Word-Faith Movement (Justin Peters) (Selected Scriptures)

Well it is a joy to be with You and what we will be doing in this session and tomorrow’s session is that we will be looking at the Word of Faith Movement, more commonly known as the Health and Wealth Gospel, the Prosperity Gospel, Name it and Claim it Continue Reading

Practical Concerns in the Local Church: An Interview with John MacArthur (Selected Scriptures)

PHIL: Well, John, I love to do this. We’ve done it a few times. JOHN: We have. PHIL: I’ve been collecting questions from people who are here at the Truth Matters Conference, pretty much through the conference. And I’ve tried to organize them in a topical kind of format. Some Continue Reading

The Birth of the Church, Part 1 (Acts 2:1-3)

How wonderful to be together tonight, if only everyone understood how important this particular portion of Scripture is. We don’t pass this way very often. That is through the beginning of the second chapter of Book of Acts. Only once in the last 45 years have we gone through these Continue Reading

When Sin Entered the Church, Part 2 (Acts 5:1–14)

Acts 5. “But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife’s full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles’ feet. But Peter said, ‘Ananias, why has Satan Continue Reading