The Story of Rahab

The ancient city of Jericho was known as city of palms and was situated six miles east of the Jordan River in what was to become Central Palestine. It was a “city in the wide plain where the Jordan Valley broadens between the Moab mountains and the western precipices.” Further, “from the manner and frequency […]

Eschatology

Don Myers The differences in the religious world on the subject of eschatology are remarkably diverse—whether a-millennial, post-millennial or pre-millennial. These differences do not relegate themselves to a few isolated texts in the Bible, but touch scripture at every turn from the Old through the New Testaments. Due to the broad divergence of views, it […]

THE STORY OF THREE TREES

Once there were three trees on a hill in the woods. They were discussing their hopes and dreams when the first tree said, ‘Someday I hope to be a treasure chest. I could be filled with gold, silver and precious gems. I could be decorated with intricate carving and everyone would see the beauty.’ Then […]

“Right” -VS- “Right”

The “right” to do something does not make it “right” to do it. Americans seem to be obsessed with our rights. The first ten amendments to our nations’ constitution are referred to as “The Bill of Rights”. They are a summary of the rights and liberties that are guaranteed to every citizen of this country. […]

RECREATIONAL SEX

MORAL ISSUES OF OUR DAY Every person has two basic sides to his nature. We refer to these two sides as “physical and spiritual”, “human and divine”, “natural and spiritual” or “flesh and spirit”. Whatever you choose to call it, we all have it. The New Testament writer, Paul, describes how these two “natures” interact. […]

POLLUTING OUR ENVIRONMENT

We spend millions of dollars on emission control to keep from polluting our environment. We put scrubbers on smoke-stacks, pass laws requiring every automobile to have a catalytic converter, require water purification systems for cities, regulate smoking areas, ban burning, decry the cutting of rain forests and enforce laws for littering. Americans are concerned about […]

MORAL ISSUES OF OUR DAY

The invitation to one of our community’s company Christmas party had the following footnote: “Leave your drugs at home.” Our highest government officials are accused of every immoral and illegal act imaginable… who cares? Does anyone even expect anything different? We drag the sickest, most immoral of our society to the television studio and applaud […]

Memories Speech

“He who keeps the commandments…keeps his soul, but he who is careless of his ways will die.” The way of the world of darkness and the path of the Lord of light are polar opposites.  “Keeping the commandments of God” always puts us on a collision course with those who pursue evil. Sophie and Hans Scholl […]