“Sorrow and Shame”--Pope Francis As a Protestant, and a conservative Christian, I took no delight in the CBS news, reported worldwide, that brought “sorrow and shame,” as Pope Francis said, to the Catholic Church, and to the name of Jesus Christ. For the past seventy years the Catholic dioceses in Philadelphia molested over 1,000 children.… Continue reading How Catholics Can Help Root out Pedophiles in the Church
“The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away. 11 Who knoweth the power of thine anger? Even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath. 12… Continue reading The Brevity of Life
AN EXPOSITION OF SECOND SAMUEL 21:1-6 1 THEN there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David inquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites. There was a famine in the land. The primary… Continue reading A Story of Revenge, and Retributive Justice
The Heart, Talk, and Actions of AN AUTHORITARIAN Vs. President Donald J. Trump “When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.” –Proverbs 29:2 (NIV) When President Trump is accused by CNN news commentators, and other outlets of being like Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, and other authoritarian rulers, Conservative Christians… Continue reading Is President Donald J. Trump Like Adolf Hitler?
Charles Spurgeon asserted, “I take my text and make a beeline to the cross.” “And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he [Jesus] expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.” –Luke 24:27 In Genesis, Jesus is the Creator of the World. In Exodus, He is the divine Deliverer. In Leviticus,… Continue reading Seeing Jesus in All the Scriptures
One of the most shocking moments in the ministry of Jesus Christ was the moment He turned to Peter, who had just made a wonderful confession of faith, and said to him, “Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those… Continue reading What Happens When Christians Do the Work of the Devil?
AN EXPOSITION OF SECOND SAMUEL 20:1-8, 15-22 The Rebellion of Sheba 967 BC 1 AND there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son… Continue reading Sheba’s Uplifted Hand