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
"So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I (Jesus Christ) will vomit you out of My mouth" (Revelation 3:16) Please notice from the outset that "Christianity" is in quotation-marks. This is not a diatribe against genuine Christianity! There are so many so-called "Christians" (individuals, churches or organization) today who make Christ … Continue reading Nauseous “Christianity”
"But he who does WRONG will be repaid for what he has done, and there is no partiality" (Colossians 3:25) I don't think that there are too many people who will debate that wrongs exist globally. If I were to itemize these, it would take pages to list them. Here is just a minuscule sampling … Continue reading Yes, Dear Friend, Some Things Are Simply Wrong!
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23) Sin is such a negative word, isn’t it? What goes through your mind when you hear this word mentioned? Most people simply think that it is simply something bad that you do. But as soon as you use the word “bad,” … Continue reading What Do You Mean I’m A Sinner?
“…who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them” (Romans 1:32). I recently attended a “family festival” (to which I had been invited) not too far from home - - perhaps 45 minutes away. … Continue reading In Your Face