God created man and placed him in a beautiful garden to enjoy perfect peace, joy, and happiness. But when Adam and Eve disobeyed, they were at once stricken with guilt. Where before they had longed for the presence of God, they now hid themselves with shame. Guilt and fear replaced the peace and happiness they… Continue reading Man In Turmoil
Last Fall, I had an opportunity to mentor a young man, whom we will call Jordan for confidentiality purposes. After completing four years of college, Jordan had recently reconnected with a young woman, from his high school years, and they’d been dating for five months. Jordan’s parents were very concerned about how fast the relationship… Continue reading Check Those Attachments
God makes it clear that no man or woman is superior to another. Racism – prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior. The civil rights movement happened over 50 years ago, yet we still have a lack of understanding about how… Continue reading Racism
Malachi 3:7 Even from the days of your fathers ye are gone away from mine ordinances, and have not kept them. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of hosts. But ye said, Wherein shall we return? The history of Israel is not a record of increasing obedience. It is… Continue reading Our Bad Habit Of Bad Habits
Brothers and sisters, death cannot be avoided by exercise, diet, meditation, pills, surgery, or the next genetic discovery, or anything else. Today many are uncertain (some don’t care) about their eternal destination. Some speculate that because that they have not committed a major crime, (murder, robbery, etc),they are good enough for Heaven. Sadly, I tell… Continue reading How We Handle the Journey Will Determine the Destination
Romans 8:5-11 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. (6) For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. (7) Because the carnal mind is… Continue reading Are You Free From Indwelling Sin?
Attending church every Sunday does not make you a Christian. How you live your life outside the walls and off the pews tells the whole story. It’s a lifestyle. Brothers and sisters, as Christians ,we are witnesses for the Lord, so it’s vital that we lead a lifestyle that is good in the eyes of… Continue reading It’s A Lifestyle
Can a Christian get away with sin? Some people seem to think so. However, a closer look points to another answer. God is always opposed to sin. He is never deceived and cannot be outwitted. He may allow sin to continue for a time, but there will come a time and will be a day… Continue reading God Will Not Tolerate Sin Among His People
Luke 24:45-47 And He opened their understanding, that they might comprehend the Scriptures. (46) Then He said to them, “Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day, (47) and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His… Continue reading Principles Of Repentance
Salvation deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ. Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Sin, according to the Bible is… Continue reading Are You Separated From God?