Entries by Jim Butler

Christ the Saviour

Some people feel as if there is no hope for their lives.  The Bible holds out hope for eternal life through the Lord Jesus Christ. Only Jesus Christ can give the forgiveness of sins that men and women desperately need.  Christ alone can reconcile God and sinners

Born to Reign

Prior to Jesus’ crucifixion, Pilate asked Jesus about His kingdom. The Lord Christ answered, “My kingdom is not of this world” (John 18:36). Christ’s kingdom certainly includes the world as He has all authority in heaven and on earth (Mt. 28:18), but Christ’s kingdom did not originate from the world. In other words, Jesus Christ […]

A Heart Problem

The Bible reveals that man’s greatest problem is a problem of the heart. Unfortunately, there are people who believe that if they just fix their environment, social status, or economic standing, then all their problems will be solved.

The Covenant of Grace

The genius of Particular Baptist covenant theology is seen in the 2nd London Confession of Faith 1677/1689 (2LCF) Chapter 7. In paragraph 1, the general necessity of God’s working through covenant is stated. It is because of “voluntary condescension on God’s part” that he establishes the covenant of grace to bring the “reward of life” […]