The Spirit of Fear

“For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control” (2 Timothy 1:7). One of Satan’s more destructive weapons of temptation against the people of God is to cause us to be afraid.  We are tempted to view the continuing spiral into darkness of our modern society with fear…

A Secondary Purpose

Many of us who love this country are disturbed to see our society spiral deeper into the wickedness that seems to prevail in these modern times.  It hurts us to see so many changes in regard to common decency and morality.  Certainly, the primary reason such wickedness prevails is because many are refusing the Lord’s…

You Follow Me

We, as the Lord’s people, are continuing to see our society spiral down into spiritual darkness in many avenues. Over the past generations we have seen our country disregard the Lord’s Word time and time again as the very fabric of our society continues to tear away in regard to common decency, morality, even marriage….

What is Your Closet?

Jesus says in Matthew 6:6, “But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.” This is a quotation from the NKJV, but it is one place where…

Numbers…Numbers…Numbers

It seems to be human nature to emphasize and think highly of large numbers of people, in particular as it relates to churches. After all, if such a large number of people believe or do something, it must be a good thing. Right?   Actually, not really. Nowhere is this more important than in religion. Unfortunately…

The Resurrection of Jesus

Outside of creation itself, the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ was perhaps the greatest series of events in the history of mankind based on its effect upon man.  Upon the historical facts and the many lessons we can learn from the resurrection hangs the very essence of the gospel of Christ and His…

Dealing with Heartbreak

There are many serious issues we all must deal with in a lifetime.  This is part of living in a physical world with its accompanying limitations and liabilities.  I would like to address a specific issue while coming from a perspective of having to live with one of the most heartbreaking things with which parents…

A Simple Yet Proper Perspective

Many, if not most, of the truths presented in God’s word are being attacked and dismissed by a growing number of people in our society.  A large number of these attacks are coming from various segments of the sciences including geology, biology, sociology, etc.  There is a growing segment of everyday people who simply accept…