in Christ

Who Are You?

by Benjamin Burks on February 28, 2013 · 2 comments

The culture in which we live rarely gives way to real opportunities to identify or testify our identity.  Most people just work day in and day out to maintain or create a new one.  The focus of this culture is one where everyone seems focused on only one – self!  It’s all people talk about, […]

Better Than New

by Benjamin Burks on March 1, 2012 · 1 comment

My son recently wrote a short paper for one of his Bible college classes at West Coast Baptist College. I am thankful for the influence that Bro Curington and the RU ministry has had on my entire family. It was the compassion of Steve coupled with the bold confidence that Christ was the one Who […]

In Christ

by Benjamin Burks on November 16, 2011 · 0 comments

What was the Precious Blood of Christ (1 Peter 1:19) for? 1. for atonement (Romans 5:11) 2. for propitiation – a just and satisfying offering in our stead (Romans 3:25) 3. for our justification from sin (Romans 5:9) 4. for the forgiveness of sins (Ephesians 1:7, Colossians 1:14, Hebrews 9:7) 5. for the remission of […]

But I Fear…

by Benjamin Burks on July 6, 2011 · 0 comments

2 Corinthians 11:1-3, “Would to God ye could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me. (2) For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. (3) But I fear, lest […]

I have been waiting for some time to get to one of the main passages on covetousness. I Timothy 6:6-12 would be a great read for all those who have been following along in these blogs. “The love of money is the root of all evil…” This statement is well known from these passages, but […]

This House Has Wall to Wall Love

by Benjamin Burks on May 18, 2011 · 0 comments

Act 20:32-38, “And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified. I have coveted no man’s silver, or gold, or apparel. Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered […]

A FRESH START

by Benjamin Burks on January 19, 2011 · 1 comment

2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. In everything from computers to cologne, we want the new and improved version. Often, however, getting something new is not a luxury, but a necessity. Everyone has experienced the […]