Testimony

Below appear my basic ideas that will be fleshed out in a book that I am tentatively calling Testimony. Testimony Copyright 2014 Jesse Mullins Revelation and testimony are two different things. For Christians today, revelation lies in the past. It is what transpired between God and the human being who...

Thrice Anointed

In Acts 2:36, we find Peter speaking these words: “Therefore let all the house of Israel know for certain that God has made Him both Lord and Christ—this Jesus whom you crucified.” We tend to pass over this verse without noticing what it says. But if we examine it closely, it holds something...

Did Christ’s Victory Result in the Removal of the Law of Sin and Death?

One of the biggest mistakes I notice in the world of Bible study stems from a failure to maintain distinctions between the Law of Moses and the Law of Sin and Death. A generation or two ago, such vital distinctions were much better understood by the average Christian. But believers today hear almost nothing...

The Doctrine of Earthen Vessels

Some 60-plus years ago, evangelist Eldred Stevens, then the pulpit minister of the Stillwater (Okla.) church of Christ (and later the director of the Dallas-based Preston Road School of Preaching) used to preach a sermon that, today, ought hold great relevance for us. The sermon has been passed down through...

The Gospel as Free Will, Part II (Conclusion)

If you are arriving here and haven’t seen Part I (but would like to), you can go there by clicking here. But I have inserted a short review below, for those who want to skip Part I or for those who have already read it but would like to revisit key points. To skip the 11-point review, click here.). The...

The Gospel as Free Will, Part I

By Jesse Mullins, Jr. COPYRIGHT 2010 JESSE MULLINS In writing this message I am taking material that I have preached on two different occasions, and I am putting it into written form. I have never heard anyone else speak on this subject. Nor have I seen anything published on it, though portions of my message...

A STUDY ON SALVATION, PART I

COPYRIGHT 2011 JESSE MULLINS Greetings!  In accessing this posting you have located a portion of my completed and yet-unpublished second book, entitled Original Reason. I am posting this here as an experiment, prior to any move to publish or self-publish the work, in print or digital format. For the time...

Christ’s Humanity: A New View

///////  The following material is excerpted from my forthcoming book, Original Reason, but the portions that deal with the anointings of Christ are material that first appeared in my book Rightly Divided, which is already in print. /////// Jesus Christ was both God and man. Were both Godhood and...

The Biggest Misunderstanding About Jesus

<<<<<<       The following is excerpted from my forthcoming book, Original Reason >>>>>>>> There was something that separated Jesus Christ from all other men. It is not what most people think it was. Many sermons and lessons have been shared on the topic of...

Media release and testimonials for my book Rightly Divided

The following is a posting of two messages. First appears a press release that announced the release of my book Rightly Divided a few years ago. I have updated a few details but kept it mainly as it appeared at the time. Below this appears a handful of testimonials for the book, from readers. - JFM NEW BOOK...

Rightly Divided: Preface, Chaps 1 & 2, plus Selected Excerpts

RIGHTLY DIVIDED (PORTIONS OF) PREFACE, PLUS TABLE OF CONTENTS, CHAPTERS 1 AND 2 Preface Jesus said, “Wisdom is vindicated by all her children.” (Luke 7:35) As with any book, the verdict as to this book’s wisdom will be up to the reader. But I believe that he or she will perceive that the ideas...