Something seemed off from the beginning. There were four of us lined up in the back of the church to help serve the Lord’s Supper. Our church is not large, so I was surprised that I did not really know the other three. I recognized them, and I knew they were members of either the … Continue reading A Communion Nightmare
Truth is our creation:new dogma. Gender is a feeling.Identity, desire.Bigotry.The wealthy are evil.Their riches, our ambition.The free market creates kings,the government needs more power.Sacrifice to save our mother.The fetus, unnatural.Patriarchy.The only sin is sin."God is dead."His decomposition,our deities of decay. -D. Eaton
You may know a sheep from a swine, when both have fallen into the same mire, and are, in fact, so bemired, that neither by coat nor color can the one be distinguished from the other. How then distinguish them? Nothing more easy! The sheep, a type of the godly, strives and struggles to get … Continue reading Dirty Sheep or Dirty Swine?
Go, you fools, who make a mock at sin! Go and learn its malignity and demerit.
What exactly is blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? There are three basic views.
What does this have to do with following Jesus? There is a parallel to this principle in the life of the local church. If you are not willing to lose your job, you are not as good of an employee as you could be. If you are a leader in your organization and you are … Continue reading Great Employees are Willing to Lose Their Jobs
As Isaac watched the knife which was lifted by his father be plunged into the ram that had been caught in the thicket, what could have been going through his mind? As he watched as the altar was set ablaze to finish the burnt offering, the thought of his replacement must have astonished him. Only moments early Issac had been bound and laying on the altar. Not only him but the future existence of the children of God.
Humility, faith, repentance, heavenly-mindedness, and self-denial are the heart-quieting graces, and prayer is the heart-quieting duty. He that has not learned to pray, will not learn to be content. There must be a good striving with God in prayer, or there will be a striving against discontent.
It seems your time has finally arrived. You knew it was inevitable, but it never seemed real until now. All signs are indicating that your appointed time to go home will be here soon. Never before have your days seemed as precious to you as they do now. As you walk the road ahead, get ready because the Lord will be walking with you in ways you never imagined. You do not walk alone.
I find almost invariably when people come to me in a state of spiritual depression, that they are depressed because they do not know the faith as they should. They say: "I am such a miserable sinner, you do not know what I have been or what I have done." Why do they say that … Continue reading Spiritual Depression: A Cause and Cure