View Post

Yo Adam, Thanks for NOTHING!

The subtitle for this teaching is Yo Jesus, Thanks for EVERYTHING! As you probably know, the Bible is the story of two men. The first man bequeathed to us an irreparable SIN nature that plagues us daily—that’s the problem. The second man imbued us with a DIVINE nature that gives us the potential, and the authority, to think and trust …

View Post

The Independence of Truth

The Bible states that we have the spirit of truth and the spirit of error, which are universal concepts that apply to all of humanity, not just Christianity (1 John 4:5). The world’s viewpoint is that man is able to subsist apart from God, which is the great lie and a temptation for those who do not know Christ. In …

View Post

God’s Matchless Grace

Grace is defined in Scripture as God’s unmerited favor. It’s due to his goodness that God bestows this favor, along with its concomitant, Mercy, upon mankind. However, to understand these attributes in their deeper significance, the student of Scripture must first understand God’s judgment. This teaching is about two men – Adam and Jesus Christ. It was through the God’s …

View Post

Exercising Our Authority in Christ

The key word in this inspiring teaching is “authority,” which is the Greek, exousia. It means, “the power of rule or government (the power of him whose will and commands must be submitted to by others and obeyed)”. As you probably know, Jesus said, “Whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing. When he sent out the …

View Post

Light and Darkness

The power of God is light and the power of Satan is darkness. This is the way in which the servant of God must discern things. Since God is light (1 John 1:5), it is God alone who defines what light is, just as Satan shows us what the opposite of light is – darkness. This truth provides in God’s …

View Post

Pentecost: E Unum Pluribus

You may recognize the Latin words, E Pluribus Unum, which are the traditional motto of our United States of America. They mean, “Out of many, One.” As you know, Jesus Christ changed A LOT of things, and on the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2, the newly appointed Lord reversed the last two words and made his motto, “From ONE, …

View Post

What The Bible Says About Hypocrisy

There is one trait that is constant to the human species: it’s hypocrisy. What we intend and what we actually do aren’t always the same. In this informative teaching, Jon Touchstone takes a look at what God’s Word says about hypocrisy, and how we can combat moral defect through lives built upon simplicity and integrity.

View Post

The Importance of Faithfulness

Faithfulness is one of those defining virtues in the character of any man or woman that’s required for success in virtually every category of life. It’s the faithful spouse who stays true to the marriage when tempted to do otherwise; it’s the faithful parent who nurtures and admonishes his or her children through the challenges of child-rearing; and it’s the …

View Post

Collision Of World Views

In today’s world, the Christian is confronted with a variety of points of view. From the social doctrine of humanist Christianity, to the promises of the prosperity doctrine, to the recent political ideologies of the Social Justice and Black Lives Matter movements, our churches often find themselves as the center of these conflicts. There is a collision of worldviews occurring …

View Post

The “Smiley Face” of God

On Easter, Christendom celebrates the joyous Resurrection of Jesus Christ. The contrast between death and life cannot be more pronounced. Death elicits faces twisted in grief, and weeping, while the birth of a new life brings radiant countenances, and laughter. The face is an essential element of every human relationship. Even God, to make himself known by men, had to …