The Faith and Foolishness of Jacob GENESIS 33:1-17 Hiding Behind Women and Children Genesis 33:1-3 1 And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids. Having wrestled with the… Continue reading Hiding Behind Women and Children
The California billboard read for all the world to see: “Bruce Jenner is still a man. Homosexuality is still sin. The culture may change. The Bible does not.” Bruce Jenner is the tragic human who thinks he wants to be a female, but can never quite make that happen. Really, there is not much to… Continue reading Bruce Jenner – Still A Man
“Do You Know Who You Are?” “Imagine there's no Heaven It's easy if you try No Hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Livin' for today Aaa haa Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people… Continue reading John Lennon Was a Dreamer
Why Do Christians Continue to Sin? “The chimes of time ring out the news Another day is through Some one slipped and fell, Was that someone you? You may have longed for added strength Your courage to renew Do not be disheartened I have news for you. It is no secret what God can do,… Continue reading “Oh Dear God, I Did it Again!”
A Real and Present Danger It is possible to faithfully attend a worship service and turn the experience into a religious ritual without any personal reality. Jesus said that “God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and truth.” To worship God in spirit and truth is to worship… Continue reading Let’s Get This Worship Service Over With!
Jesus Proclaims Himself to be the Messiah After His baptism by John in the river Jordan, Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, was compelled by the Spirit into the desert where He was tempted for forty days and nights. Because He ate nothing during these days of prayer and fasting, Satan found another opportunity… Continue reading The First Assassination Attempt on the Life of Christ
The Story of Jacob Preparing to Go Home AN EXPOSITION OF GENESIS 31:1-18 1 And he heard the words of Laban's sons, saying, Jacob hath taken away all that was our father's; and of that which was our father's hath he gotten all this glory. Of all the Old Testament characters, Jacob is… Continue reading The Deceiver Deceived