On the Day of Atonement, the live goat bears the sins of the nation. Many think this represents Satan as the source of sin, yet Scripture reveals the truth.
God's Spirit illumines the truth to the core of our beings. We must exemplify light in our testimony and behavior, anticipating our future glory of the New Jerusalem.
Though Satan influences, the choices an individual make are totally his own, even for those without God's Spirit. We sin when we are drawn away by our own desires.
The cat has been let out of the bag in terms of plans to establish a New World Order, possibly the precursor or foundation for the Beast of Revelation.
Our human nature is pure vanity with a heart that is desperately deceitful and wicked, motivated by self-centeredness, a deadly combination for producing sin.
The Beast is a reality, and it is coming to pass in the scope of globalism. Satan has a vast reservoir of people he can work through; we used to be a part of it.
Satan is an apostle of deterioration through gradualism. His invisibility makes it difficult to monitor his deadly deception. Satan has successfully transformed himself into an angel of light. We must remember that (1) angels were here on earth before we w. . .
Two tests to reveal the presence of pride are the way we treat others (especially our own family) and the way we receive instruction or correction.
Self-centeredness is the fountainhead of evil behavior found in our youth, carrying over into the infantile behaviors of our elected officials. The righteous find it increasingly difficult to prevail under these circumstances, but the mandate still stands . . .
The truth of God is sacrificed as Purpose-driven churches claim to accept all 'truth' as equal. The Purpose driven church uses the same terminology with the true church, but totally skewed to fit their purposes. Members of these churches follow the lead of. . .
Christ has never been in man's holidays, which are built on lies, and which teach children they cannot trust the veracity of their own parents.
John Ritenbaugh, focusing upon the spiritual bondage (slavery to sin) Jesus referred to in John 8:34, warns against habitual sin- or sinning as a "way of life"- under the power, control, or influence of sin (graphically described by Paul in Roman. . .
Christ prepared the members of Smyrna for martyrdom, promising them eternal glory for enduring a relatively short time, looking at things from a hopeful perspective.
We must not limit God's glory to something physical like fire or cloud, but rather recognize God's glory as radiating from His character, which we can share.
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