A Sedative for Every Sorrow

After a little while, you will see Me! – John 16:17 Those sweet tender words, “After a little while,” have deep thoughts in them, like the still ocean at the twilight, thoughts too deep for our fathoming. They breathe some precious comfort to those believers whose burdens are heavy, either with care, or poverty, or sickness. Neither shall the mourner … Continue reading A Sedative for Every Sorrow

4 Items Every Man Should Own

In a consumeristic culture, an article about items every man should own may seem counterproductive. Still, my goal is to counter the consumeristic mindset with the things I will list below. I want to move past the mentality that everything is disposable or digitally fleeting and recommend you buy four items that will be durable. … Continue reading 4 Items Every Man Should Own

Top 10 Fight of Faith Articles of 2021

Here at the Fight of Faith, 2021 was a good year, and I have you to thank. More and more people are stopping by and it is greatly appreciated. Below you will find the top 10 articles of 2021, but before I list them, I need to say thank you to a few people and … Continue reading Top 10 Fight of Faith Articles of 2021

Logical Arguments have Neither Gender nor Race

Critical thinking seems to be on the decline. At least, that is how it feels, but I doubt that is the case. It has probably always been this way. As scripture reminds us, there is nothing new under the sun. Poor reasoning is a product of the fall. Sin affects the way we think, and we all struggle with it. In … Continue reading Logical Arguments have Neither Gender nor Race

How to Redeem the Time

How do we redeem the time? The key to understanding how to do that is by understanding what it means when Paul says, "the days are evil." This sermon I preached at Bethel Grace Baptist Church in Bellflower, CA, takes a convicting and encouraging look at Eph 5:11-21. As you will see below, it is … Continue reading How to Redeem the Time

What Does Communion with God Look Like?

In the Christian's devotional life, prayer has an essential place. The godly men of the Bible were all men of prayer. Jesus, who showed us in Himself the ideal Christian life, had regular habits of prayer. He who would live the Christian life well, must regularly commune with God! It is important, however, that we … Continue reading What Does Communion with God Look Like?

Hope Shone Forth From An Infant Child: A Christmas Poem

Hope shone forth from an infant child,in the manger that cold dark night.In humility, God himself appeared mild,yet His plan moved forth in all its might. Salvation to humanity was born;the angels could not help but sing.This Infant Child would bear our scorn;the newborn Sovereign King. Helpless was mankind in sinuntil the star shone forth … Continue reading Hope Shone Forth From An Infant Child: A Christmas Poem

The Four Separations of Sin

Right now, you and I are experiencing the effects of sin, even if we are not conscious of it. When Adam fell and sin entered this world, it wreaked all kinds of havoc. One of sin’s most detrimental effects is that it causes separation, specifically, four types of separation. Francis Schaeffer once laid these out in his book, Genesis … Continue reading The Four Separations of Sin

CCM Backbeat: Top 10 Christmas Albums

It has been a while since I have posted a CCM Backbeat. As some of you know, I was raised listening to Christian music in the 80s and 90s. It was the soundtrack for my growth in the faith, and it still holds a special place in my life. With that in mind, I thought I would post the … Continue reading CCM Backbeat: Top 10 Christmas Albums

Sin, Sorrow, and the Joy of Christmas

The lights glow softly, the Christmas music plays, and wondrous thoughts of the birth of our Savior fill our minds. What a blessing it is for the believer who still finds childlike joy at this time of year. Being “grown-up” is a bit over-rated because being “grown-up,” according to the world, usually entails a constant stiff upper lip … Continue reading Sin, Sorrow, and the Joy of Christmas