French writer Alexis de Tocqueville, after
visiting America in 1831, said “I sought for the greatness of the United
States in her commodious harbors, her ample rivers, her fertile fields, and
boundless forests—and it was not there. I sought for...
Jesus died, He died as my representative, and I died in Him; when He arose, He
rose as my representative, and I arose in Him; when He ascended up on high and
took His place at the right hand of the Father in the glory, He ascended as my...
Noted historian Thomas C. Reeves, who for many years was a
professor at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, wrote: “Christianity in
modern America is, in large part, innocuous. It tends to be easy, upbeat,
convenient, and compatible. It does...
is the good pleasure of God that inclines Him to bestow benefits upon the
undeserving. Its use to us sinful men is to save us and make us sit together in
heavenly places to demonstrate to the ages the exceeding riches of God’s
“If a church changes doctrine and structure to follow its members’
views, it is difficult to see the value of that church and its religion.
Religions must claim to be true, and in their essentials, to uphold
principles that are universal and...