theology

The Gospel of Suffering

The Gospel of Suffering

The problem with the emphasis on prosperity is that it is unbalanced when there is no recognition of the role of suffering in God’s plan for our lives. We see that even Jesus, though having never sinned, was made perfect through suffering. If he was perfected by suffering, can we expect any less for ourselves?

Being Made Righteous by God

We have been cleansed by the Gift of the Holy Spirit who lives in us. In God’s eyes, is as if we have never sinned because of the blood of Jesus.

The Whole Gospel of Jesus Christ

The Whole Gospel of Jesus Christ

from The Scholars Corner First, I must ask you, “which is more real to you: your experience or the Word of God?” The Bible is full of stories of miracles, healings, the dead raised, and to top it all off, the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. But how many of you have experienced these […]

How God Uses Failure in Our Lives

How God Uses Failure in Our Lives

We are only fit to be leaders of men when we have failed in our own strength and look only to God for our success.

Where is the God of Beauty?

Where is the God of Beauty?

Sharon Herald > The Scholars Corner November 14, 1998 Where is the God of Beauty? 1998 by Jefferis Kent Peterson, I Sometimes we Christians are a boring lot. With intense and focused zeal we pound the drum, driving home the point of our latest cause with rhythmic fury. Whether that issue is politics or doctrine, […]

Paul’s Weakness

Paul’s weakness was his learning and education, which he thought was his strength. The thorn in his side was not sickness but constant attempts to undermine his ministry by religious legalists/false apostles who came as messengers of Satan to churches he founded. The Thorn not being removed caused him to write many of the letters we have to day in response to these attacks upon grace and his ministry.

Why Death Gives us Hope

Why Death Gives us Hope

Cythnia Gartland Funeral, Oct 20, 2013 from jefferis peterson Funeral for Cythnia Gartland, Oct 20, 2013 Officiating, Jefferis Kent Peterson, I, her son-in-law I had the privilege of doing a celebration of life for my mother-in-law.  The actual eulogy begins at minute 9. Our hope in the face of death. God sets a limit on […]