We must avoid forgetting the connection between past and present, especially as our forebears had to battle outer and inner enemies of God's truth.
To keep from being swept up in the bandwagon effect of compromising with sin, we must make sure our convictions are not merely preferences.
Charles Whitaker warns that our society is too connected with the present, too enamored of technology, too surfeited on abundance to pay attention to lessons from history or the basic laws of cause and effect. Our technology will not allow us to advance be. . .
It is absolutely impossible for lust to bring about any kind of satisfaction. Adultery cannot be entered into without irrevocably damaging relationships.
If we do not keep God's holy days, we will deprive ourselves of the knowledge of God's purpose. Jesus and the first century church observed and upheld these days.
In Amos' prophecy, faithlessness and sexual immorality loom large, like a a prostitute chasing after lovers. Faithlessness extends into not keeping one's word.
John Reid, claiming that we live in dangerous times, warns us about the insidious temptation to compromise with the law of God. Many in our previous fellowship have gone back to the ways and customs of the world. Without prayer, study, meditation, and stre. . .
We must lay aside every weight, accept God's chastening, receive encouragement from those who have gone before, and get back into the spiritual race.
Reflecting on the almost universal problem of sibling rivalry, Richard Ritenbaugh focuses upon the bitter conflict that began over 3,500 years ago in the womb of Rebekah—the enmity between the descendants of Esau and Jacob. From Esau's warped perspec. . .
The best way to attain true wealth and the abundant eternal life is to loosen our grip on worldly rewards and treasures, and single-mindedly follow Christ.
John Ritenbaugh, suggesting that while Passover, not really a Holy Day, is inextricably bound to the Days of Unleavened Bread, and the Last Great Day, while a Holy Day, is bound inextricably to the Feast of Tabernacles. The Last Great Day is the capstone o. . .
God proclaims a cause-effect relationship between sin and madness, blindness, and confusion of heart. Sin causes blindness, and blindness begets more sin.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the shameless government 'bailout' last week, suggests that blatant extortion and bribery were the raw motivating forces behind this unconscionable economic debacle. Prominent United States Senators deferred their 'moral' pri. . .
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