Who is Jesus? What difference does it make? This series introduces the theme of Christology, which is the study of the person and work of Christ. It includes an examination of the Nicene Creed and the Chalcedonian Definition.
a. Why do we need the creeds?
b. The Apostles’ Creed.
c. The Nicene Creed.
d. The importance of the Nicene Creed.
e. The Definition of Chalcedon.
f. The importance of the Chalcedonian Definition.
The culture, customs and myths regarding childbirth at the time of the Bible. This is a different kind of Christmas story. Although it is less familiar, it is from the Bible and discusses complications surrounding the birth of the anticipated Messiah. We can easily miss it or fail to notice its meaning if we don't also know what those living in the Bible's world thought about life, death, disease, birth and the evils lurking near every pregnant woman. Listen to the mi..
What might heaven and hell be like? Artists through the ages have passed biblical clues through the lenses of their own imaginations to conjure up visions of the hereafter. The manner in which heaven and hell are perceived has varied greatly through the ages. For instance, the evocation of hell as a terrifying place filled with demonic creatures that torture the damned was replaced during the Age of the Enlightenment by a vision of hell on earth, as in the art of Goya, ..
After months of digging, Stuart Brannon and Edwin Fletcher finally hit the mother lode, only to find someone else is after their claim. Under attack they ally themselves with three Ute Indians and fortify the mine. As the siege continues Brannon rescues Fletcher from a band of kidnaping claim jumpers, and ends up with another companion in the bargain. Velvet Wendell becomes the third partner in the Little Stephen Mining Company. Soon Brannon and his partners are fighting both..
Stuart Brannon heads south of the border to buy cattle for his ranch, but finds the cattle rustled and the owner murdered. Stuart discovers a former Confederate Officer has stolen the herd to finance his own private army with the fantastic dream of "liberating" Baja, California for the Confederacy. Army or no army, Stuart Brannon isn't about to let anyone walk away with his cattle. During the feud Stuart again encounters the enchanting widow Victoria Pacifica. H..
Tsunamis, earthquakes, world wars, nuclear disasters, and upheaval in the Middle East - could it be we are living in the final trumpet days of Revelation? Whether one is a believer or not, the Bible provides many clues about the future of us all. In Final Warning beloved pastor and best-selling author Carl Gallups explores the stunning visions of the Apostle John as found in the seven trumpets of Revelation and overlays them on major events in the 20th and 21st centuries. How..
As a smoke jumper, Reyne Oldre, friend to Rachel Tanner and Beth Morgan (Refuge), once led a team of courageous firefighters into a blaze that ended in unspeakable tragedy. Now crippled by fear, she conducts fire research from a safe distance, determined not to risk that kind of pain again. But when the flames of love begin to flicker between her and smoke jumper Logan McCable, Reyne must face the fearsome storms from her past and battle the raging Firestorm that burns her so..
A dark power is at work, intent on gaining complete control of the CradleLand, the birthplace of the still-young world. All that stands in the Power's way is one troublesome line of humans: descendants of Seth. They are of the only remaining clan clinging to an all-but-dead faith. And yet it's from that faith that a prophecy threatens all plans of world dominion: A promise, spoken from the heart of Eden, warning of a human son yet to come. A man who would strike back ..
Reverend Alvin Flatt has something that New Orleans' most notorious mobster wants, but he's not about to give it up without the fight of his life. In the good pastor's mind there is no room for compromise or negotiation: he knows what God has told him, and with private investigators Dani Ross and Ben Savage helping him, he is sure God's plan will prevail.
The mob boss, though, is used to getting his way. And he's used to doing whatever it takes to get i..
ROBERT FORTUNE IS THE LAST ONE TO COME HOME. Robert is not like his father, the legendary Brazos Fortune. Not a businessman like his brother Todd. Not a notorious retired gunslinger like his brother Sam. Nor the social darlings of the Black Hills like little sister, Dacee June. He’s a career soldier who no longer has a career.
With the discipline of a West Point graduate, and the rock solid faith his long-departed mother, Robert moves his famil..
The war has come, leaving in its wake a chasm between North and South, turning friends and brothers into enemies. Now, as the nation begins to understand the true meaning of civil war, so the Rocklins begin to understand the fierce and terrible pull of loyalty - to a way of life, to one's country, and to God. Deborah Steele finds herself torn between her passionate belief in the Union and her deep love for Dent Rocklin, a dashing Confederate officer. But it isn't unti..
A single cry from a young refugee shattered Pierre's sorrowful resignation over the fate of his twin brother. Could it be that Patrique, a leader in the French Resistance, had survived an enemy ambush? If so, why would he be hiding in Morocco? As Jake and Pierre risk the dangerous passage through Gibraltar to search for him, another realization sears Pierre's heart. Could his once-beloved Jasmyn, who betrayed him with a Nazi officer, hold the key to their quest? Racin..
The hard winter at Broken Arrow Crossing couldn't have come at a worse time for Stuart Brannon. Having left his Arizona ranch sick with grief after losing his family and cattle, Brannon is caught in the teeth of the blizzard. He stumbles half-frozen into an isolated stage station where he finds a wounded prospector. While staying on and nursing the stranger back to health, Stuart welcomes other winter travelers in need of help. He is soon drawn into their desperate plight..
Abbie Farrel is just beginning to settle back into living again after the financial crises that have rocked her ranch since her husband's death. With the rugged Cole Jasper back as her foreman, Abbie dares to hope that his laughter and steady hand will bring serenity to the ranch. But trouble comes in the form of two bounty hunters trailing Cole. Captured and beaten near death Cole is tied to a horse for the journey back to Texas and a trial for his part in the death of a..