Christian Living, Church history, Culture & Society, Death & Dying

Poetry from a Broken Heart

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

Christian Living, Church, Church history, Culture & Society, Death & Dying, Faith

The Price of Freedom

D-Day: June 6, 1944 Before sending Joshua into battle, the Lord had a Great Commission to give. It is not unusual for commanders of an army to give words of exhortation to comfort and challenge the soldiers. On the eve of June 6, 1944 General Dwight D. Eisenhower visited the Allied troops. With soldiers surrounding… Continue reading The Price of Freedom

Apologetics, Christian Living, Church, Church history, Death & Dying

The Contest for a Kingdom

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

Death & Dying, End Times Issues, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Annihilation: The Ultimate Hope of Unrepentant Souls

A prominent Liberal theologian once quipped that he did not concern himself with the furniture of heaven, or the temperature of hell. Perhaps he should. Perhaps we all should. On March 29, 2018, the Catholic News Service reported that the current supreme bishop of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, told his longtime atheist friend,… Continue reading Annihilation: The Ultimate Hope of Unrepentant Souls

Church, Culture & Society, Death & Dying

Why Americans Will Continue to Deliberately Kill Her Children

On February 14, 2018, 17 young people were killed in a mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Nikolas Cruz, 19, was taken into custody. The mass shooting could have been prevented for law enforcement officers knew about Cruz and his murderous intentions. However, neither the FBI nor Broward Sheriff Scott Israel… Continue reading Why Americans Will Continue to Deliberately Kill Her Children

Culture & Society, Death & Dying, Faith, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Jeremiah, The Weeping Prophet

The courage, devotion, and faithfulness of Jeremiah as a man of God, and as a prophet, demands awe and admiration. Known as the Weeping Prophet, Jeremiah was given the unenviable task of pronouncing Gods’ judgment upon the people of Israel. Specifically, Jeremiah was the last prophet of Judah before its destruction, and the exile to… Continue reading Jeremiah, The Weeping Prophet