On a Sunday night, June 10, 2018, famed Hollywood actor Robert De Niro walked up to a microphone during the 72nd Tony Awards ceremony and used the vilest language possible against the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. There was no logical reason for De Niro to use such shameful words. His speech… Continue reading The Vice of Virtue Signaling
“As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him” (Psalm 103:13) As Father’s Day approaches in the year 2018, I cannot help but reflect on my own childhood, and the fact that I grew up without a father. My dad was a good Christian man, though… Continue reading A Compassionate Father
AN EXPOSITION OF 2 Samuel 1:1-27 A Time of Triumph With the death of King Saul the way was open for David to become the next king of Israel. He had triumphed over his enemy. The narrative of 2 Samuel begins with David’s ascension to the throne and records his forty-year reign. The triumphs and… Continue reading Poetry from a Broken Heart
Methods of Bible Study Rev. R. A. Torrey Three Foundational Principles Study the Bible Regularly Make up your mind that you will put some time every day into the study of the Word of God. That is an easy resolution to make, and not a very difficult one to keep; if the one who makes… Continue reading How to Study the Bible
The events of 2 Samuel Chapter 2 can be told in a simple manner. Following the death of King Saul, and three of his sons, at the Battle of Gilboa in 1000 BC, civil war erupts because there are people who will not recognize David as God’s heir apparent to the throne of Israel. David… Continue reading The Contest for a Kingdom
The author of Ecclesiastes wrote a message for the Hedonist of his day, and for the modern Secular Humanist. The first part of the message is this: “Your thoughts are not original. There is nothing new under the sun.” The second part of the message is equally poignant: “Your philosophy of life is vanity. It… Continue reading A Message for Modern Man.
According to tradition, Solomon is the author of the book of Ecclesiastes. This small but important book expresses the wisdom of God in contrast to the prevailing cultural corruption of skepticism. The book of Ecclesiastes is confusing to many Christians because it is so negative, and is full of skepticism. For this reason, it is… Continue reading A Frantic Search for Happiness