Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 12/08/2019

The Tenth Commandment “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male          servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his        donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.” -Exodus 20:17  When I first came to know the Lord, at the age of 23, I was most concerned… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 12/01/2019

Ninth Commandment “You shall not bear false witness against your  neighbor.” Exodus 20:16 As a child my father told me to always tell the truth no matter what. He said it was better to suffer the consequences of my actions than to be known as a liar. When I was 12 years old I was… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/24/2019

The Eighth Commandment “You shall not steal.” Exodus 20:15 Most of us, if someone asked us if we ever stolen anything   would say, “absolutely not I am not a thief ”. You may have  never broken into a business or home, robbed somebody, or embezzled money. But, have you ever taken something from work that… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/17/2019

The Seventh  Commandment “You shall not commit adultery.” Exodus 20:14 Webster defines adultery as,  “voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone    other than that person’s current spouse or partner”.  The Bible sates in  Leviticus 18:20, “Do not have sexual relations with your neighbor’s wife and defile yourself with her,” and in Deuteronomy 22:22,… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/10/2019

“You shall not murder.” -Exodus 20:13   The sixth Commandment has been used as a defense against capital punishment. Many of us have memorized the commandment as thou shall not kill. So, many take this as a prohibition against taking any life for any reason. However, the term “kill” in English does not actually convey the… Read More »

Truth Matters !

Truth Matters! There is a renowned preacher who has spent his life standing on the Word of God and preaching through the Bible. His sermons have been translated into many languages and his books and commentaries have been a blessing too many. He has stood on God’s truth and has called on the faithful to… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/3/2019

Parents “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.”      Exodus 20:12  The fifth commandment is the only command in         scripture that comes with a promise that you may live long upon the earth.  Those who honor their parents are blessed (Jeremiah… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/27/2019

Truth matters. “Did God actually say…”Genesis 3:1  When Satan tempted Eve he did not tell her that God did not exist or that God was evil. He tempted Eve by getting her to doubt the Word of God, “He said to the woman, “Did God     actually say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree in… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/20/2019

The Sabbath “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.” Exodus 20:8 As Christians, there is one command that was given to the nation of Israel we no longer are required to obey. The fourth Command,  “Remember the Sabbath day,    to keep it holy”, is no longer applicable to New             Testament believers. John MacArthur writes,… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/13/2019

Third Commandment “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.” Exodus 20:7  The third commandment seems to be pretty straight   forward. Do not take the name of the Lord in vain. But what does that mean… Read More »