When the disciples of Jesus placed an undue emphasis on the glory of Herod’s Temple, a beautiful building, “Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down” (Matt. 24:2). God is a jealous… Continue reading Notre Dame in Flames
Covenant of Works * Covenant of Grace * Covenant of Redemption In the New Testament the word translated most often “covenant” is diatheke, which is not the usual Greek word for covenant. The normal word is suntheke. The question arises as to why the usage of diatheke. Though diatheke includes the idea of a contract,… Continue reading Three Great Covenants of God
On April 4, 2019, in New York, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, South Bend, Indiana mayor addressed the National Action Network convention. He had many political points he wanted to make with the audience and news media, but no point was more important for him than to justify his homosexuality. Targeting the Christian conservative vice… Continue reading Did God Make Pete Buttigieg Gay?
God's has promised His personal presence in life. Jesus said, "I will never leave thee" Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee” (Heb. 13:5). “If God does not enter your kitchen, there is something wrong… Continue reading Eleven Wonderful Promises of God
A Twelve Step Program “God can help you uncover the source of your anger whether injustice, hurt, fear or frustration. He is ready and able to heal your heart and help you control your anger before it controls you!” –June Hunt “Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,… Continue reading Hope and Help for Angry People
“Some people have a true testimony to share. Others only have an exaggerated ‘braggamony’ to declare.”—Stanford E. Murrell “And he said, All these have I kept from my youth up” (Luke 18:21). No one likes to be thought badly about. Most of us hold dearly to our reputations, well deserved or not. Of course, in… Continue reading The “Braggmony” of a Rich Young Peacock
AN EXPOSITION OF PHILEMON 1 Many years ago, I mentioned in a sermon, that I have never known what it is to be forgiven by someone I have offended. By that, I meant that I have not been forgiven by anyone outside my family for an offense beyond a slight misunderstanding. I have never wanted… Continue reading I Have Never Known Forgiveness