I imagine that many readers of this article are disappointed and disgusted with the embracing of sin in our society. We might even be tempted to believe that things are worse now than in times before. However, we might be wrong in our thinking. Take for instance the first century A.D. There were numerous sinful
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
From the outset, let me establish that being rich is not in and of itself sinful. On the contrary, having wealth can be a great asset in working for the Lord. Take Abram of old as an example. The man that most of us probably call Abraham was wealthy, but that did not mean that
How wonderful and encouraging it is when a person makes the choice to become a Christian. That person has come to a decision that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. Also, that person has decided to change his thinking and his life. He is so confident in his faith that he will verbally
It is not unusual that each year will have it’s number of storms. Whether it be tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, etc. we can be sure that with time, they will come. However, not all “storms” are the same. True, there are natural storms that rage and bring destruction, but what about the “storms” of everyday life?
One of the things that seemingly torments many children of God is whether or not they can know if they are truly saved. This is one of the saddest conditions in which a Christian can find himself. Getting up in the morning and wondering if I am okay. Going to bed at night and
How many times have we longed for a place where there is serenity and tranquility? While we may take trips to isolated areas of forest and wilderness to search for such things, they are temporal at best. We eventually have to succumb to the realization that the vacation will end. We have to return
He is/was a faithful servant of God. For a Christian, that is about as complimentary of a statement that anyone can make about you! While there are synonymous terms that could be used to refer to the same individual, simply being known as a faithful servant of God is truly a privilege. Unfortunately, some
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
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.