“The sorrows of those will increase who run after other gods.” Psalm 16:4 With the Super Bowl approaching this coming weekend, I thought now would be a good time to post something I had written last year but never did anything with. By the way, as I share very briefly within this article, if you have never … More Idolatry of Sports
“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.” Isaiah 5:20 I was thinking about what to write for this week in light of the inauguration that just took place and in light of what is … More When Evil is Called Good and Good is Called Evil
Often when people challenge the authority and reliability of the Scripture, it is merely an excuse for dismissing its claims over their lives. That is really at the heart of why there is so much passion (and emotional, defensive and dismissive attitudes towards the Bible) and a lack of sincere seeking of whether it is … More How Can I Know the Bible is True?
As I mentioned in my previous blog post on hope, we are suffering from an over-emphasis in having an earthly mindset verse eternal mindset. This is a major problem not only in society at large but in the church as well. We know that unbelievers live by the motto “Eat, drink for tomorrow we die” … More An Eternal Perspective
Romans 15:4 “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance (patience) and the encouragement (comfort) of the Scriptures we might have hope.” The things recorded in what we call “Scripture” or “God’s Word” or “The Bible” were specifically and specially selected and written down by men … More Hope: The Missing Element & Crucial Key
In my last blog, I touched on the real heart and root of the problems and issues within the church and dividing our country. It is a lack of a true and healthy fear of the Lord, which is the beginning or starting place of true wisdom. Proverbs 1:7 says: “The fear of the Lord is … More We Need An Isaiah 6 Experience
We are a nation (and for that matter a church) divided, distracted and disoriented with misplaced priorities, passions and pursuits. And there is intense and heated (and politicized) debate and drama on the left and right regarding difficult issues. A deal regarding the “fiscal cliff” was just made (after heated debate and much political drama) … More Government & Church: Difference, Role & Problems
1 Peter 4:7-11 “The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully … More A New Year Has Begun but the End of All Things is Near!