“Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme: 29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation” (Mark 3:28-29). If blaspheming the Holy Spirit is an unforgivable sin, if blaspheming… Continue reading What is the Sin that Can Never be Forgiven?
Many years ago I came across this touching narrative about a little boy saying grace in public. While the source is unknown, many parents can identify with the situation. "Last week, I took my children to a restaurant. My six-year-old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he said, "God… Continue reading My Soul is Good
The Desperate Condition of the Natural Man “If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed” John 8:36. There are a variety of Scriptural images that portray the plight of the natural man, a reference to the person who is born of Adam, born of the flesh, but not yet born… Continue reading How to Step Out into Spiritual Freedom
Lifting up the Fallen GALATIANS 6:1-2 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. In the Christian economy, the physical relationship is rejected as being of preeminent importance in favor of the spiritual… Continue reading Hope for Those Who Sin
2 CORINTHIANS 4 1 Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy, we faint not; The word “therefore” is a transitional word, leading to a concluding thought which is this. Because the light of the gospel is so clear, because the gospel reveals so many wonderful truths, because the gospel takes away… Continue reading The Ministry We Have
“That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.” (Acts 1:25) Many years ago, I remember being told about the sudden death of a man who, in my opinion, was an enemy of the Church of our Lord Jesus Christ.… Continue reading Thoughts on the Death of One’s Enemies
From Genesis to Revelation the Bible sets forth the Divine Initiative of God to save some from eternal judgment. In Genesis 3:15 there is the promise of God. “I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his… Continue reading “But God…”