Have you ever tried to tell someone something important, but for whatever reason, the person seemed uninterested? If you have, then you can understand the frustration that comes with such. For generations, God had been telling the Israelites/Jews what would happen to them if they lived sinfully. Yet, time after time it seemed that those
Perhaps you were sitting in a worship service or Bible class, when the preacher or teacher referred to something called “sound doctrine”. Were you confused as to what “sound doctrine” is? Were you curious to find out the answer? “Sound doctrine” is not hard to define or understand. First of all, the word “sound” is
Many years ago, when the Israelite people were still under the Law of Moses, God, through the prophet Micah, asked some interesting questions. “O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me” (Micah 6:3). As it is put in the preceding verse, “…the LORD hath a
The speaker said, “All you have to do is believe on Jesus to go to heaven.” When I heard this I thought, this man does not know what he is saying. Why? Because he believes that all one has to do is believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and he or
Malachi wrote, “The burden of the word of the LORD to Israel by Malachi. I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob’s brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob, And I hated Esau, And laid his mountains
Jesus said, “And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.” Revelation 21:5. Every person likes new things. Having new things keeps our economy moving. We often become bored with the old things and buy new ones.
Who are the “whosoevers?” This word has a number of meanings in the Greek language. Whatever Greek word one chooses still shows that everyone has the opportunity to be saved, have forgiveness of sins, born again, or condemned. John writes in John 3:16, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his
The prophet Isaiah wrote, “And He saw that there was no man, And wondered that there was no intercessor: Therefore His arm brought salvation unto Him; And His righteousness, it sustained Him.” 59:16. There are so many things that make us wonder. We behold the original Seven Wonders of
The prophet Isaiah stated, “Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; Neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear: But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, And your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.” 59:1, 2. We live in a changing world.
Jesus said, “O generation of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh. A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things. But I