Our trouble really began when man decided that he knew more than the Lord and threw out the Bible as the standard for daily life. Now, we have returned to the standard that prevailed during the days of the Judges in Israel, Judges 21:25 “In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.” Continue Reading →
Does the Truth of God proceed from your mouth or do you yield forth worthless words of man?
If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. (1 Peter 4:11 KJV)
Peter is insisting that any man who speaks of ... Continue Reading →
Prominence is justly placed upon the sharpness of the truth of God’s Word. This piercing blade of truth slices deep into the heart and soul of man as he reads God’s Word with spiritually quickened eyes. Or He hears scripture verses quoted through spiritually awakened ears. The Lord spiritually awakens whosoever reaches out in faith to Him, seizing onto His truth. This truth penetrates deep into the cracks and crevices of man’s sinful heart ... Continue Reading →
“Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.” (John 4:9 KJV)
The Jews and the Samaritans were living in opposition and hatred towards each other. This tension was a mix of religious, social, and territorial anger and disdain for one another. This contempt and social shunning escalated into what would be considered ... Continue Reading →