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Genesis 1-11: Existence & Presence of God, Pt 2 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Genesis 1-11: Existence & Presence of God, Pt 2 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Genesis 1:1, Exodus 20:11, Job 26:7, Psalm 33:6, Isaiah 40:28, Acts 17:24 Summary: God’s existence is obvious (Romans 1:18-20) through creation and our conscience. The evidence is there for anyone willing to take their blinders off, swallow their pride, and humble themselves. The world cannot comprehend the idea of a precise, preconceived, set, rational, and […]

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The Resurrection of Jesus: Why It Matters :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

The Resurrection of Jesus: Why It Matters :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Summary: In his first letter to the church at Corinth, the apostle Paul had to address their chaotic and ungodly practices. He confronted and corrected them as to how a true church should model itself on the foundation of the Lord Jesus Christ, including a reminder about the resurrection and its importance. As the days […]

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The Proclamation of the Church: Part 1 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

The Proclamation of the Church: Part 1 :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Joel 2:28-29, John 16:5-15, Acts 1:8, Acts 2:17-18, Acts 2:24-36 Summary: This message gives a survey of the events leading up to Pentecost and the command from the Lord Jesus to preach the Gospel to everyone. This is an adaptation of a message from the 1995 edition of the Zondervan’s Pastor’s Annual. It needed no […]

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A Troublesome Verse and a Glorious Future :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

A Troublesome Verse and a Glorious Future :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Summary: What did Paul mean when he wrote about a “baptism for the dead” in 1 Corinthians 15:29? How should it be interpreted? What does it mean in light of further teaching on the resurrection of Christ? Let Scripture speak concerning these and other matters of the faith. 1 Corinthians is a letter dealing with […]

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Gen 1-11 Intro: Authentic History, Awesome God :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Gen 1-11 Intro: Authentic History, Awesome God :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Introduction to Genesis, Chapters 1-11 Scripture: Genesis 1:1, John 1:1-4, Hebrews 1:1-4, Psalms 19:1, Colossians 1:16-18, Psalms 47:7 Summary: This is the introduction to a series on the historical foundations of the first eleven chapters of the book of Genesis. These chapters present authentic events and real people. Without them, nothing else makes sense. To […]

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Remembering Dr. Russell P. Spittler

Remembering Dr. Russell P. Spittler

Remembering Dr. Russell P. Spittler might be a strong tendency for anyone impacted by his mentorship, teaching, ministry, or friendship. Mental images come to mind of him as a serious intellectual, mentor, professor, or friend. Meaningful interactions and learning opportunities abounded with every dialogue with Russ. Just seeing him on campus at Fuller Theological Seminary, […]

Beyond the Upper Room: Part 1: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Beyond the Upper Room: Part 1: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

The Promised Empowerment of the Holy Spirit Matthew 16:13-19, John 16:5-15, Acts 1:1-11, Matthew 28:18-20, Luke 24:44-49 Summary: The Second Chapter of Acts describes the birth of the church in accordance with the declaration of the Lord Jesus (Matthew 16:13-19). Acts shows the power and direction of the Holy Spirit in the work of the […]

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Resurrection of Jesus: What Does Scripture Say? :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Resurrection of Jesus: What Does Scripture Say? :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Scripture References: Matthew 28:5-10; Luke 24:13-31; John 11:25, 20:11-18, 24-29; 1 Corinthians 15:1-8 When the Lord Jesus told Martha at the tomb of Lazarus, “I AM the Resurrection and the Life” (John 11:25, KJV), He proved it by bringing him back from the dead, doing so in public, giving further proof that He was who […]

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