Giving Thanks

"In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you." - 1 Thessalonians 5:18. The Thanksgiving edition of this column is usually an attempt to have people see that Thanksgiving had changed from a day of thankfulness to God to "Turkey Day" surrounded by materialism. Hopefully, this would … Continue reading Giving Thanks

In The Meantime

For roughly two thousand years, Christians have looked to the skies for the return of Jesus Christ. We started looking the moment Christ ascended into heaven. At the ascension, an angel said to those present, "Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? This same Jesus, which is taken up from you … Continue reading In The Meantime

If My People…

In last week's column, we compared the choices of punishment David was offered by God and current events.  David was offered the choice between famine, military defeat, and pestilence (disease). In the here and now, a pandemic has spread worldwide for nearly two years, and America recently suffered military embarrassment in Afghanistan. The only thing … Continue reading If My People…

Is God Judging America?

In 1 Chronicles 21, God punishes David for taking a census. On the surface, taking a census seems innocent enough, but David's actions involved more than simply numbering the people. Let us look at the underlying things in the story. God did not tell David to conduct a census. David did not even ask if … Continue reading Is God Judging America?