Lying and Slander

“He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.”‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭10:18‬ This verse is especially prudent as we enter the most vicious election season I have ever experienced. Each side right now is slandering the other without regard for decorum or modesty. It’s just plain nasty. Furthermore, we just … Continue reading Lying and Slander

Hating Evil

“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.”‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭8:13‬ I wrote of the fear of the Lord the other day, but this is a great definition of terms presented in a nice if/then proposition. If the fear of the Lord … Continue reading Hating Evil

Hope and Fear

“The Lord taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭147:11‬ Many Christians today focus on mercy, but very few on the fear of the Lord. God created the universe and everything in it just by His utterance. He controls the earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes, and raindrops. He fills the … Continue reading Hope and Fear

A Quick Lesson from 1984

"You are a flaw in the pattern, Winston. You are a stain that must be wiped out. Did I note tell you just now that we are different from the persecutors of the past? We are not content with negative obedience, nor even with the most abject submission. When finally you surrender to us, it … Continue reading A Quick Lesson from 1984

Pray to Understand God’s Word

“Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭119:34‬ When I was a boy, I struggled with understanding the King James Bible. However, I stuck with it and prayed for understanding. I understand the beauty and complexity of the grammar and syntax now. I truly … Continue reading Pray to Understand God’s Word

The Red-Green Alliance: Muslims and Marxists Unite!

Many political figures around the globe constantly call for “social justice.” This concept is the driving force behind the modern American political system, but is ingrained within religion as well. It basically aligns Marxist political ideology with Martin Luther King Jr. style religious language. Social Justice is what was preached by President Obama’s pastor, Rev. … Continue reading The Red-Green Alliance: Muslims and Marxists Unite!

Equity Through Salvation

“Before the Lord; for he cometh to judge the earth: with righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭98:9‬ This verse jumped out at me today because of the current political climate (of course, right?), but bear with me. One of the things the Left is calling for is equity. This … Continue reading Equity Through Salvation

We Cannot Fall

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭37:23-24‬ When we are doing what we are supposed to - reading God’s word, fellowshipping with other Christians, praying without … Continue reading We Cannot Fall

Disappointing My Father

“O Lord, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭6:1-2‬ This is basically me every day. I know I disappoint my Father numerous times. Every. Single. Day. All I can … Continue reading Disappointing My Father

An Essay on Cults

This is an essay written by guest author, Allen Simmons. He has a Bachelor's degree from Baptist Bible College and a Master of Religious Education degree from Tennessee Temple University. Allen has decades of experience studying, preaching, and teaching the Bible at several institutions including the Akron Baptist Temple, Copley Baptist Temple, and Calvary Baptist … Continue reading An Essay on Cults