"That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world" (Ephesians 2:12) "This I (Paul) say, therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles … Continue reading Secularism
"A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother" (Proverbs 18:24) As most of us realize, there are "friends" and there are friends. Before my dad passed away, he taught me that the most important thing in life is to have friends (he was … Continue reading To Be A Friend Indeed
“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” “Jesus answered them, ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin.’” “Therefore if the Son (Jesus Christ) makes you free, you shall be free indeed” (John 8:32, 34, 36). Millions of people are enslaved today, as … Continue reading Slavery
"Let them alone. They are blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind leads the blind, both will fall into a ditch" (Matthew 15:14) Just recently, on several occasions, someone pointed out to me that things are going awry in this world because so many are blind - - they've been blinded by greed … Continue reading “They’re Blind?” Really?
Surely He (the Lord Jesus Christ) has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed. All we like … Continue reading Substitution