A Message for Young People: Sex and Marriage

“Marriage is honorable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge” (Hebrews 13:4). The Bible says that immorality is sin. The Bible also says that sex is not a sin. It is the wrong use of sex that is a sin. –Billy Graham Philosophers and writers have talked about the … Continue reading A Message for Young People: Sex and Marriage

Is God’s Unconditional Love A Dangerous Message?

While keeping in mind the Hebraism of comparative affection, there are passages in the Bible that do present the hatred of God, not as something less, in comparison, but as an active manifestation of His hatred for sin, and thus the sinner. The two cannot be separated in the day of ultimate judgment. God will … Continue reading Is God’s Unconditional Love A Dangerous Message?

What Women Want

“Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.”—Genesis 3:16, KJV A Traditional Understanding: Women desire to have authority over men, and so was judged by God. A Non-Traditional … Continue reading What Women Want

My Heart is in Heaven

A subdivision of theology is called eschatology. The word is derived from the Greek, eschaton, which refers to the future, or the last things. There should be an interest in eschatology because we are mortal, and must deal with death. We do not like to think about death. We avoid the subject seriously if at … Continue reading My Heart is in Heaven

Seven Eyes Upon One Stone

Seven Eyes Upon One Stone “Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, thou, and thy fellows that sit before thee: for they are men wondered at: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant the BRANCH. 9 For behold the stone that I have laid before Joshua; upon one stone shall be seven eyes: behold, … Continue reading Seven Eyes Upon One Stone

Seven Trials for the Savior

I do realize that today, April 5, 2020, is Palm Sunday, which honors the moment when Jesus arrived in Jerusalem on a donkey, prior to being betrayed by His disciple, Judas Iscariot. I do not want to diminish the importance of this event, but I would like to move forward in the narrative, and draw … Continue reading Seven Trials for the Savior