Another Look at the Prosperity Gospel
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 1/14/2022
Prosperity gospel preachers twist verses out of context to convince people that God will give them anything. They fail to mention that God does not give His benefits …
Entrance Exam
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/26/2021
Only a relative few can meet God's standards because they are extensive and demanding. This fact is one reason 'many are called, but few are chosen.'
Why Was God So Angry With Israel? (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 12/11/2020
The well of God's patience is not bottomless. Today, we are witnessing God's waning patience with this nation as He removes His hand of protection.
Why Was God So Angry With Israel? (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 12/4/2020
What caused God to become so enraged at Israel when they refused to enter the Promised Land? The story starts a few years earlier in the Exodus from Egypt.
Conditions of Discipleship (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 11/13/2020
If our worship of God ends in slavish obedience, so does our salvation! While He wants us to obey, God is not looking for obedient drudges but loyal children.
Conditions of Discipleship (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 11/6/2020
When Jesus gathered His disciples as He began His ministry, He needed principled and devout worshippers to teach and prepare for the work of spreading the gospel.
The Forgotten Promises
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/25/2020
Regular fasting should be among the most essential and effective items in our spiritual toolbox, one we use to draw close to God.
Is God Fair?
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 8/21/2020
After complaining, the Israelites received the death penalty. Is that fair? It seem to be a touch heavy-handed, but there is more more to the story.
Did Eve Really Speak to a Snake?
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 6/19/2020
Referring to Satan as a serpent is an example of a figure of speech. No ancient, physical snake is still running errands for Satan.
The Purpose of Prophecy
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 5/8/2020
God sent prophets to do one thing: to tell His people to return to keeping His commandments. While some foretold events, all of them preached obedience.
Heirs of the Kingdom
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 4/3/2020
The Jews believed that they had a natural right to the privileges of God's kingdom. They called themselves, therefore, "the children of the kingdom."
Divine Providence (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/14/2020
God's care for us goes well beyond fulfilling our basic physical needs. He is far more interested in providing those things that aid us in our spiritual walk.
Divine Providence (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/7/2020
God's providence is a subject that few people, even in God’s church, have a full grasp on. Most look on it too narrowly, but we must consider it carefully.
God's Correction of His Children
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 9/13/2019
Trials provide an opportunity to inspect our attitudes and actions, prompting us to make adjustments, avoiding further, harsher correction from the Almighty.
Where Is My Rolls Royce? (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 6/28/2019
We need jobs to make ends meet and have a little extra left over. Scripture lays out some general guidelines of what kind of work we should do.
Where Is My Rolls Royce? (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 6/21/2019
Some scriptures seem to say that all one needs to do is ask God in prayer for whatever the heart desires, and He will grant it like a genie rubbed from his lamp.
Missing the Mark (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/27/2018
How we interact with our brethren matters to God! The many miss the mark. It is our job to make sure that we are among the few hitting it.
Missing the Mark (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 7/20/2018
What is the mark that we so often miss? Most of the time, it is this newly revealed half, the spiritual intent of the law, the standard that God set for us.
The Word of the Lord Is Good (Part Two)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 3/3/2017
King Hezekiah was a mixed bag spiritually. Although one of the best kings of Judah, he made significant mistakes during his reign, such as a great deal of pride.
The Word of the Lord Is Good (Part One)
C.G.G. Weekly; Posted 2/24/2017
Hezekiah did a great deal of good and had a repentant attitude, but he was also proud and self-centered due to the wealth and success God had given to him.