“Be angry and do not sin;” – Ephesians 4:26 Most of the time I get angry it is because of my sinful nature. This is made clear when James writes, “The anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God” (James 1:20). My anger most of the time is more concerned with me than… Read More »
Count The Cost
Pastors Pen “Count the Cost” And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23 What will it cost you to be a follower of Christ? We live in a day when we are told to trust in Jesus He has a wonderful… Read More »
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?” Jerimiah17:9 How could this happen? Why did this happen? What would drive a person to shoot out of a hotel room into a group of 22,000 people, murdering 59 and injuring over 500 people? It is easy to say that the… Read More »
“Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.” – Hebrews 13:3 If I were to ask you, what makes you happy, what is the first thought that just popped in your mind? What brings joy to your life? Is… Read More »
Is Doctrine Important?
“Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons,” 1 Timothy 4:1 This passage, as some would claim does not teach that Christians can lose their salvation. In the Greek, depart refers to a purposeful, deliberate departure from a former position. In… Read More »
Why I signed The Nashville Statement .
Why I signed The Nashville Statement. There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.-Proverbs 14:12 There has been no time in modern history when sin has been more tolerated and even promoted by those professing to be Christians. Some main line denominations allow practicing homosexuals… Read More »
Does Suffering Have A Purpose?
Behold, we consider those blessed who remained steadfast. You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful. James 5:11 In Job 13:15, Job declares, “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him.” Job made this statement when he was in a terrible… Read More »
Do You Look Forward To The Second Coming?
Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Revelation 1:7 The “coming One” was a title for the Messiah. John the Baptist, while imprisoned, heard of the works of Christ, and sent word by his disciples… Read More »
Looking for a Good Book? – Putting your Past in Its Place
Do you find your past creeping up on your today and ruining your attitude all while crushing your joy in Christ? May I suggest Putting Your Past in Its Place by Steve Viars. In this book, Steve helps one recognize just how influential our past can be on our present both good and bad. The… Read More »
Christian Response to Hate
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?” Jeremiah 17:9 Why does it seem like there is so much hate in America today? Dr. John MacArthur shares in this brief video how God has put three restraints upon our wicked hearts: The individual-our conscious (Romans 2:15) Family-Father and mothers… Read More »