"Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem. " (Acts 13:13) Paphos was the capital city on the island of Cyprus. It was famous for the worship of Venus to whom a great temple had been built. Men have always… Continue reading Find Grace to be Reconciled
AN EXPOSITION OF PSALM 32:1-2 A Psalm of David, Maschil That David wrote this Psalm is confirmed not only by this heading, but by the words of the apostle Paul, in Romans 4:6-8. “6 Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, 7 Saying, Blessed are… Continue reading The Story of the Blessed
“Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy” (Matt. 5:7). There is a great word in the Bible. It is the word eleos, or mercy. Mercy has been defined as the outward manifestation of pity; it assumes the need on the part of the person who receives it, and resources adequate to meet the… Continue reading Blessed are the Merciful
In a charming Christmas television special, Dolly Parton provides a family film that has been watched by more than 13 million viewers. According to one NBC website, "'Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors' is based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton's remarkable upbringing. This once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes place inside the… Continue reading Dolly Parton Forgives God
On September 1, 2015, the headline read: “Pope to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year.” Writing from Vatican City for REUTERS, Isla Binnie explained what is happening. “Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions – the Argentine… Continue reading Abortion Forgiveness Is For A Limited Time Only! Really?
While the Gospel of Mark is second in the order of the books of the New Testament, it is probable that this work was the first to be written (c. AD 56-65). The purpose of the writing was to reach the Roman world with the good news of redemption. Mark was uniquely gifted to do… Continue reading Three Steps in Reconciliation
William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr., born on July 12, 1937, is in trouble with man, and with God. An American stand-up comedian, actor, author, activist, and philanthropist, Mr. Cosby has entertained the world for decades with his humor and insight into human behavior. But for all these years, Mr. Cosby tried to conceal an addiction… Continue reading Bill Cosby: The Right Message, but the Wrong Messenger