Tag Archives: Genesis

It’s Time To Grow Up! – 2

Scripture Text – Galatians 4:1-18 He Explains Their Adoption – Continued Now I say that the heir, as long as he is a child, does not differ at all from a slave, though he is master of all, but is … Continue reading

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Astronauts Read Genesis 1

On Christmas Eve, somewhere above the forbidding landscape of the moon, the voices of Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders carried to earth dwellers the story of creation as found in Genesis 1:1–10. “In the beginning, God created the … Continue reading

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Kill My Own Son?

IT SEEMS incredible that God would tell Abraham to “take . . . your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love . . . and offer him there as a burnt offering,” – Genesis 22:2. What sort of God … Continue reading

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False, False, False Teachers! – 5

Scripture Text – 2 Peter 2:1-9 We conclude with Peters warning to the church to be alert and vigilant. This is the third and final of the three aspects addressing the subject of false teachers in the church. The True … Continue reading

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False, False, False Teachers! – 4

Scripture Text – 2 Peter 2:1-9 We continue with Peters warning to the church to be alert and vigilant. This is the third and final of the three aspects addressing the subject of false teachers in the church. The True … Continue reading

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False, False, False Teachers! – 3

Scripture Text – 2 Peter 2:1-9 We continue with Peters warning to the church to be alert and vigilant. This is the second of the three aspects addressing the subject of false teachers in the church. The False Teachers Destroyed … Continue reading

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False, False, False Teachers! – 1

Scripture Text – 2 Peter 2:1-9 One of the most successful rackets in the world today is the selling of “fake art.” Even some of the finest galleries and private collections have been invaded by paintings that are clever counterfeits … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Sodom and Gomorrah

THROUGHOUT Scripture and in countless extrabiblical works, Sodom and Gomorrah and the other cities of the plain (Genesis 13:12) stand as a symbol of divine judgment for collective wickedness. What was once a well-watered, fertile region is today barren, full … Continue reading

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Faith In/Is Action – 3

Scripture Text – James 2:14-26 Faith is not just a key doctrine in the Christian life, but an important aspect of any true Christian lifestyle. Last time we discussed demonic faith; this third aspect of faith we will look into … Continue reading

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Faith In/Is Action – 1

Scripture Text – James 2:14-26 Faith is not just a key doctrine in the Christian life, but an important aspect of any true Christian lifestyle. The sinner is saved by faith (Ephesians 2:8–9), and the believer must walk by faith … Continue reading

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It Was Very Good!

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Scattering and Gathering

THE CONFUSION of languages at Babel was an explosive moment in history. It introduced geographic and linguistic barriers that survive to this day. However, in breaking up the unified community at Babel, God was working out His purposes. He knew … Continue reading

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Is Work a Curse?

WHAT was the curse that God put on creation (Genesis 3:17–19)? One of the most stubborn myths in Western culture is that God imposed work as a curse to punish Adam and Eve’s sin. As a result, some people view … Continue reading

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A Supernatural Book – John Linton – 5

John Linton (1888 – 1965) John Linton is not normally listed among the elite of the evangelists in this century: Moody, Sunday, Bob Jones, Sr., Appelman, John Rice. But he was not some lesser light—God mightily moved through his ministry. … Continue reading

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A Supernatural Book – John Linton – 4

John Linton (1888 – 1965) John Linton is not normally listed among the elite of the evangelists in this century: Moody, Sunday, Bob Jones, Sr., Appelman, John Rice. But he was not some lesser light—God mightily moved through his ministry. … Continue reading

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Sin Is a Choice

Pastor’s Note: This is a new category that will consist of short commentaries on some of the practicalities of this life we live. Hopefully they will help stimulate your thoughts and maybe help you to meditate on some of the … Continue reading

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The Lion of Judah

Judah is a lion’s whelp; From the prey, my son, you have gone up. He bows down, he lies down as a lion; And as a lion, who shall rouse him? The scepter shall not depart from Judah, Nor a … Continue reading

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Themes and The Test of a Prophet

*Pastor’s Note: This is a continuing excerpt from an article I posted last week from one of my favorite prophecy teachers, Mark Hitchcock, from his book, The Complete Book of Bible Prophecy. As I have stated time and again and … Continue reading

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All You Weary Ones

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for … Continue reading

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Promise To Overcomers

GOD’S WORDS AND PROMISES ARE SURE! “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes I will give to eat from the tree of life, which is in the midst … Continue reading

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