How God Brings People Back to Himself

AN EXPOSITION OF JEREMIAH 2:25-27      25 Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go. Judah was once under the protection of the Lord. However, the people became spiritually unfaithful. They wandered from … Continue reading How God Brings People Back to Himself

A Memorial Day Sermon – Lest We Forget

“And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me. 20 Likewise also the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood, which is shed for you.” –Luke 22:19-20 Pete … Continue reading A Memorial Day Sermon – Lest We Forget

Why Do People Fight?

AN EXPOSITION OF JAMES 4:1-2    1 From whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?      2 Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye … Continue reading Why Do People Fight?

A Soldier for the Sovereign

“He teacheth my hands to war; so that a bow of steel is broken by mine arms.”--2 Samuel 22:35 Over the centuries most conservative Christian theologians have taught that the existence of a military force can be justified if certain factors are involved. Augustine developed a specific list of reasons to justify warfare in particular, … Continue reading A Soldier for the Sovereign