The Anatomy of Transgression Question: What is sin? Answer: Sin is any want of conformity unto, or transgression of, the law of God. (Westminster Shorter Catechism) The essence of sin is that it is a deliberate violation of the known will of the Lord. “And when the woman saw that the tree was good for … Continue reading Eve, Sin, and Modern Medicine
“Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear” (Heb. 12:19). For many decades, geological scientists have been warning that the 750-mile San Andreas fault will one day rupture causing unspeakable damage to people and property. As recently as July … Continue reading There is a Kingdom Which Cannot Be Moved
“Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six” (Rev. 13:18). LOOK FOR A NUMBER - NOT A NAME John said it is possible to count, or calculate the number, not the name, … Continue reading It is Possible to Know the Number of the Beast
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
On March 11, 2020 a California mega-church canceled its “faith healing” hospital visits, citing the coronavirus. While the practicality of this decision is understandable, and perhaps can be called prudent, it does appear to a watching world to be ironic. The decision of the local Church also provides an opportunity for the congregation to seriously … Continue reading Will the Son of Man Find Faith?
“And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. 6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. 7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from … Continue reading Jesus is Risen!
“On Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, Peter Marshall preached to the regiment of midshipmen in the Naval Academy at Annapolis. A strange feeling which he couldn’t shake off led him to change his announced topic to an entirely different theme based on James 4:14: “What is your life? You are a mist that appears for … Continue reading “Mother, What is it Like to Die?”