The Fall

            There were consequences from the Fall of Adam and Eve immediately upon their first sin.  There was no delay from the guilt that they felt.  There was no hiding the fact that their communion with God which was so intimate before the Fall...

Is God Angry Anymore?

Is God Angry Anymore? Author: Jim Elliff Source: CCWToday.org   When I was in public high school, we had to read part of a famous sermon called Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, by Jonathan Edwards. He graphically pictured sinners as...

Some Further Thoughts 32

Learning establishes the intellectual basis for control, Acts 15 the constitutional basis, and GOD’s NAME the overriding basis for the way in which that control is exercised. Matthew 6:9-11 shows (so the reasoning goes) that the sanctification of...

Knowing God

There are people who want "proof" of  God's existence, there are other people who want to "know" God, and wonder how to go about doing that.  For those of us who are believers, we know to go to God's word, the Bible.  In it we find God's instructions...

Some Further Thoughts 31

In concert with such adroit use of learning the leaders of the group of which we speak invests themselves with full regnal power by placing the Twelve on authoritative seats in a visible GOVERNING BODY over their Christian brothers. This sanctions...

Greek or Roman Mythology better than Atheism

I would agree that any of the Greek or Roman mythology is inherently better than atheism which is why the ancients who knew not God reasoned correctly that there must have been creating gods of some kind for us to be here.  Atheism fails to account...

Covenant of Works

            When God created Adam, he gave Adam a covenant that seems reprehensible to so many people today.  The system of the Bible can be understood as representing a federal system of the Old and New Covenants with the New Covenant taking...

Let Us Not Sleep

Let Us Not Sleep Author: Murdoch Campbell, M.A. Source: The-Highway.com “And that knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer when we believed.” (Rom. 13:2) When...

Some Further Thoughts 30

The matter of the CROSS shows the morbidity of intellectual isolation. Some hold that Jesus did not die on ‘the Cross’ but on a stake, not meaning that he did not die on ‘a’ cross, for they accept that crux the Latin word for cross meant initially a...

The Call to Discipleship

The Call to Discipleship Author: Dave Hunt / November 2000 Source: TheBereanCall.org When our Lord Jesus Christ was on earth He repeatedly said to those who would listen to His Word, "Come, follow me" (Mat.19:21; Lk 18:22, etc.). Large...

Some Further Thoughts 29

God’s servants have at times found themselves at variance with the GOVERNING AUTHORITIES, who may impose general stipulations that infringe divine privilege. The well-known case of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego aptly illustrates the circumstances. ...

Christianity is the only logical faith

Christianity is the only logical faith, because the faith of atheism cannot account for the existence of anything whereas Christianity offers a reasonable explanation for the origin of everything that began to existence and recognizes the existence of...

Celebrate the Trinity

1.  To know God is to love Him.  General/Natural Revelation:  Creation is awe-full.      Romans 1:20 -  For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities--his eternal power and divine nature--have been clearly seen, being understood...

Christianity

"Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it." -- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950, Irish writer)                                  

Original State of Man

            Looking back at the history of the world and we cannot help but wonder what the original state of man was when we entered this planet.  We know from the revealed declarations of the Bible that the original state of man’s life on this world...

Trusting God (As freedom fades)

Author: Berit Kjos Source: Crossroad.to June 11, 2011 Trusting God as Freedom Fades Background Information: UN Chronology: Revolutionary Steps to Global Tyranny "I trust in You, O Lord .... My times are in Your hand." (Psalm...

What do we have in common?

This is my first try at this; I see that there are many factions here both christian, gnostic, and athiest but what we have in common is our humanity.  Jesus, none of us knew him we only know what those who were saved by him said.   If a man...

A November Message for Richmond, VA

A Thanksgiving Message (Richmond, VA) As Obama and his 23 Marxist style czars (accountable to no one but him) and Executive Orders (which overrule acts of Congress) continue to drive America over the cliff to destruction in order...

Do Not Love the World

We are entering the time of year that means 'greed' to many people.  Christimas lists with the desires of worldly gifts, some people wanting bigger and better things.  But to what good?  I read that people keep their cell phones for an average of 18...

Megan's Atheistic Beginning

I'm an atheist. I've been an atheist for about four years but I’ve only recently felt comfortable admitting it to myself and others. When I was a little girl I believed in God. I went to a Methodist Sunday school class, and when I was about twelve...

Some Further Thoughts 28

BOLDER INITIATIVES Yielding your reason to unscrupulous or deluded individuals or groups can put your very life at risk; and when combined with strong urgings to ideological isolation, ring-fenced by an inculcated spirit of resentment to...

Poems to Inspire 13

NARCISSUS WOULD BLUSH   Narcissus would blush; that age-old king of Chaldean vaunt would be strangely hushed. Ne’er the faintest sound would be heard from Rodomontade, Thraso or Braggadocio, if they were standing here today, ...

Being thankful for God's grace

I have alot to be thankful for, good health, a roof over my head, food to put on the table, my wonderful family, my husband and I are grateful to have our jobs and our church is close by and has been such a support to us, both spiritually and in...