Hubris

Hubris Man often gets too “big for his britches.” We think a lot of ourselves. This is called hubris. Solomon cuts us down to size as he opens his epic work of Ecclesiastes. “’Vanity of vanities,’ says the … [Read more...]

Noah, The Movie

Well....We went to see “Noah,” the movie... You can read the truth about Noah in Genesis 6-9. The producers of the movie chose blasphemy over scripture. Noah is depicted as a demented fellow who can’t figure out what God wants from him. He looks … [Read more...]

Propitiation

Greek: Hilasmos Vine: “signifies an expiation, a means whereby sin is covered and remitted.” Thayer: “an appeasing, propitiating.” Propitiation as translated from hilasmos is used in reference to Jesus four times. Whom … [Read more...]

Why Was Cain Condemned?

The Bible tells us Cain’s offering from the ground was not accepted by God, but his brother Abel’s, from the flock, was (Gen. 4:3-5). Why was one accepted and the other rejected? Both made an offering, to the same God, for the same … [Read more...]

God Warns Us

“And the Lord God of their fathers sent warnings to them by His messengers, rising up early and sending them, because He had compassion on His people and on His dwelling place.  But they mocked the messengers of God, despised His words, and … [Read more...]

They Will Hear It

When Paul was in prison at Rome, he had opportunity to teach the Jews of that area (Acts 28:17-23). Some were persuaded, others were not (Acts 28:24). Before they left, he applied Isaiah’s prophecy to them, telling them they were hard hearted … [Read more...]

Why God Matters

Does God matter? Some behave as though He does not. They live their lives in their own way. They curse, drink, gossip, lie, cheat, steal, or commit fornication. To them, God does not matter. However, logic and the Bible, teach that God does … [Read more...]

Young People, Read The Bible!

Young men and young ladies, I urge you to read the Bible as the guide of your life. American education originated in the desire to equip young people to read the Bible. Please consider a few reasons this is so important for your life. 1. I urge … [Read more...]

Dead Man Walking

God told Abimelech, “You are a dead man” (Gen. 20:3). This was not for stealing money, murder, or blasphemy. It was because he innocently took another man’s wife (Gen. 20:5). The fact is, whenever we sin, we are dead men. This … [Read more...]

Do You Have A Resolution For The New Year?

Have you determined to be a better employee, husband, wife, mother, father, son, or daughter?  Do you want to stop drinking, smoking, or cursing?  Are you resolved to clean out the attic, landscape the lawn, or fix the car?  Have you made any New … [Read more...]