At least 63 times in the Authorized Version of the Bible, the phrase “fear not” is used. From Genesis to Revelation the exhortation is given not to be afraid. Sin has made people afraid. When Adam heard the voice of God calling to him after his transgression, he said “I was afraid…and I hid myself” … Continue reading Let the Government Know This: Christ, Not Caesar, Is Head of the Church
“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
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?
Sooner or later every Christian—and certainly those in ecclesiastical, or church leadership will be forced to answer the world regarding homosexuality and marriage. When that moment comes, and surely it will, those expressing the Bible’s teaching regarding the practice will find themselves censured, shouted down, mocked, and labeled as bigoted and intolerant. And that day, … Continue reading A Reprobate Mind, The Biblical Truth About Homosexuality
“And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life” (John 5:40). Being a Christian is important to Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, according to his own testimony. However, it is very clear that Mr. Buttigieg does not understand what being a Biblical Christian is. The Bible says that a Christian is a person … Continue reading Why Some People Will Not Come to Christ
DEUTERONOMY 5 17 Thou shalt not kill. The word for kill (ratsach [raw’-tsakh]) means “to dash in pieces, i.e. kill (a human being), especially to murder. The Divine prohibition is against the gratuitous taking of a human life and so the word is correctly translated in the Complete Jewish Bible, The Apologetics Study Bible, and … Continue reading Societal Justice and Sanctuary Cities
Christians suffer because of bad political decisions of rulers. “When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan” (Prov. 29:2). Jesus predicted a period of great tribulation for the nation of Israel because of bad political decisions. In AD 30, the rulers of the Jews decided that it was … Continue reading Suffering and the Politics of Evil