Grace Family Journal

Cover: Be Humble or Be Humbled

by Dennis Rokser You and I have a problem. To deny it only worsens the self-deception and slows the remedy to overcoming it. Though we are slow to admit it, this cancerous attitude is actually at the root of so many others problems in our lives. Do you know that it is #1 on the […]


FAITH-RESTING IN GOD’S GREAT AND PRECIOUS PROMISES

by Dennis Rokser Since God’s grace has provided everything that each believer in Christ needs for both time and eternity, there are two crucial questions that we need to squarely face each day.1 1) Will we learn the truths of God’s Word so as to understand His perspectives, principles, precepts, and promises? 2) Will we […]


THE SEVEN DEATHS OF SCRIPTURE


DID CHRIST DIE SPIRITUALLY AND PHYSICALLY?

by Tom Stegall Every spring the same graphic images appear in the news—the bloodied bodies of Filipino men willingly nailed to crucifixes. What is behind this annual ritual? What would drive these devout Roman Catholics to be tortured like this? In part, it is because Catholicism teaches that the sufferings of its members are added […]


2017 FALL BIBLE CONFERENCE

It is never too early to start planning, so we warmly invite you to join us for our annual Fall Bible Conference at the Duluth Bible Church. We moved the conference up two weeks to escape the logjam of conferences in October and to enjoy the nicest time of the fall in Minnesota. The dates […]


FROM PRISON TO THE PROMISED LAND

Years ago I was sitting in the Hibbing (Minnesota) Hospital with my wife, waiting for our third child to be born. A lady friend and fellow believer walked by the room and recognized my wife and me. She said she was just up in Hibbing visiting her dad who had just gotten out of prison […]


IS THE RAPTURE IN THE OLIVET DISCOURSE? Pt. 2

by Dr. Andy Woods Thus far we have seen that Matthew 24:40-41 should not be given a rapture interpretation based upon the place of the Olivet Discourse in Matthew’s overall argument and based upon an examination of the textual details within and surrounding Matthew 24:40-41. This section furthers this same thesis by noting the inadequacy […]


TWO ASPECTS OF THE CHRIST CONTRASTED SYMBOLICALLY

by E. J. Pace    


ESSENTIAL BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES ON PARENTING

by Dr. Steven Waterhouse Unconditional Love or Trial Acceptance In a game with a close score a young athlete made a mistake that caused his team to lose in the final seconds. The game itself is completely irrelevant. After the loss, however, the father of an eight year-old boy ran out on the field and […]


OUR ONE OBJECT

by Miles J. Stanford The love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who is given unto us” (Rom. 5:5).  Acknowledging our insufficiency and appropriating His all-sufficiency are the basic building blocks for our growth in the “not I but Christ” life. “There is no child of God that has […]