The Story of Salvation; Jacob 


By Charles Johnston:

 

Jacob, like his grandfather Abraham, is a central character in the history of the people of Israel. So central, in fact, that the Israelites derive their very name from Jacob, but I’ll get to that latter.  Continue reading “The Story of Salvation; Jacob “

The Story of Salvation; Abraham and Isaac 


By Charles Johnston:

My last article in this series focused on the life of Abraham (that post can be found Here), and this post could’ve been included as part of Abraham’s story, but it was running long and so I’m making this its own post. Continue reading “The Story of Salvation; Abraham and Isaac “

The Story of Salvation; Abraham 


By Charles Johnston:

Abraham the patriarch 

The hard part of writing about Abraham isn’t what to say, it’s where to start. His story covers 14 chapters of the book of Genesis, and each step of the way is filled with adventure, intrigue, and theological insights. Continue reading “The Story of Salvation; Abraham “

The Story of Salvation; Noah 


By Charles Johnston:

We’ve all heard of Noah and his boat filled with animals. It may seem like a story for children, even though it’s true, this story isn’t one that’s really though about by adult Christians. But there is so much we can learn from Noah that it’s worth our time to get to know him better. Continue reading “The Story of Salvation; Noah “

Four Marks of The Church; Apostolic 

By Charles Johnston:

This is the last in a series of four posts about the Four Marks of The Church. The Church is OneHoly, Catholic, and as this article will focus on, Apostolic. (Go to this Link for all four posts together) Continue reading “Four Marks of The Church; Apostolic “

The Powerful Beauty of Reconciliation 

By Charles Johnston:

“God, the Father of mercies, through the death and resurrection of his Son has reconciled the world to himself and sent the Holy Spirit among us for the forgiveness of sins; through the ministry of the Church may God give you pardon and peace, and I absolve you from your sins in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.”

-Prayer of Absolution Continue reading “The Powerful Beauty of Reconciliation “