As I was up before sunrise this morning, I gazed at the full moon in the western sky - the last full moon of winter. I could not help but think of the next full moon, the first of the spring season marking the coming of Easter. My mind went back two thousand years and … Continue reading The Next Full Moon
It’s Not About Religion
January 22, 1973; the school year of 1973-74; and April 24, 1975 - keep those dates in memory. They are essential to the rest of the column. Abortion is a hot topic on the news, social media, and private conversation since the recent Supreme Court's choice to send the decisions on abortion laws back to … Continue reading It’s Not About Religion
The Bible And Social Issues
It would be impossible to cover every social issue in 700-900 words, so we will start with the hot Supreme Court topic, abortion, and see where that leads us. Abortion. God is the creator of all life (Genesis 1; John 1:3; Acts 14:15, 17:24). So, we must ask, does life begin at birth, conception, or … Continue reading The Bible And Social Issues
We have all had those "what...if" conversations. The most common center around money. What would you do if you won the lottery? What would you do if you had a million dollars? The other day, someone brought up, "If you were going to be stranded ono a deserted island and you could only take one … Continue reading One Chapter
What We Are Made Of.
What are we made of? The typical answer is "dirt." It is true; God did form us from the "dust of the ground" (Genesis 2:7). However, there is far more to us than soil. God formed Adam during the sixth day of creation. Our creation was unique in several ways. Humankind is the only thing … Continue reading What We Are Made Of.
Why Satan Wants To Rip You To Pieces.
All around us, there is a spiritual battle raging. Demons and angels are seen occasionally, but they are present, almost constantly. Before we go further with this thought, let me clarify something. When we do something bad, it is not Satan's fault. He or a demon may nudge us in the wrong direction, but we … Continue reading Why Satan Wants To Rip You To Pieces.
A Person Of Faith
Everyone is a person of faith. Feathers will ruffle from that statement, and for different reasons. Some will say, "Not everyone is a believer in God!" Others, "I am not religious" or, "I don't believe in God, I am an athiest." Everyone believes or places their trust in something. This fact makes everyone a person … Continue reading A Person Of Faith
The Spirit Of Antichrist
The Bible talks of a day yet to come commonly called "The Tribulation Period." The Bible has several names for this seven-year period that plays havoc with the earth, including, "The time of Jacob's trouble," "the Day of the Lord," among others. It is also known as Daniel's seventieth week. The main character on earth … Continue reading The Spirit Of Antichrist
If the foundations be destroyed
Back in my younger days, I took a real estate course. Seeing that I have never bought or sold a piece of land, or become a landlord, the course was probably a waste of time and money. However, there are a few things I remember, one being the instructor told us, “If the foundation and … Continue reading If the foundations be destroyed