“And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the child did minister unto the LORD before Eli the priest. 12 Now the sons of Eli were sons of Belial; they knew not the LORD. 13 And the priests' custom with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came, while … Continue reading Who is Accountable when Children Turn Away from the Lord?
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 9:32-34 32 As they went out, behold, they brought to him a dumb man possessed with a devil. Who, “they” were, that brought the dumb man to Jesus, is not given, but an undeniable truth is indicated. There are unsung heroes in life. There are friends who do good to us … Continue reading The Problem of Demon Possession
“For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.” - Romans 1:17 It was the testimony of Paul that he was ready to preach the gospel to those in Rome. He was ready emotionally because of His great love for Jesus. … Continue reading In the Company of the Committed
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.” (Psalm 33:12). Recently, I was sent the following article, and found it full of hope and encouragement, when slightly revised. I trust you will too. On the aluminum cap atop the Washington Monument in Washington, … Continue reading There is Hope for A Nation Which Praises God
The Signal The young man sat alone on the bus and, most of the time, stared out the window. He was in his mid-twenties, nice looking with a kind face. His dark blue shirt matched the color of his eyes. His hair was short and neat. Occasionally he would look away from the window and … Continue reading It Is Never Wrong to do Right
“And the disciples of John and of the Pharisees used to fast: and they come and say unto him, Why do the disciples of John and of the Pharisees fast, but thy disciples fast not? 19 And Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bride chamber fast, while the bridegroom is with them? … Continue reading Celebrating Life with Christ
“At the same time my reason returned unto me.” —Nebuchadnezzar Daniel 4:36 Between the philosophical work of Thales of Miletus (c. 624 – c. 545) and Socrates (c. 470 BC – 399 BC), there was a series of important thinkers who debated what is ultimate reality. Thales argued that ultimate reality was water. Anaximenes of … Continue reading A Return to Reason