In America and Europe, laws allowing euthanasia and assisted suicide are on the increase. They push a progressive agenda that results in a culture of death.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the Roman Catholic Church's teaching that suicide constitutes a mortal sin, demanding punishment in eternal hell fire, focuses on a poignant movie in which Denzel Washington portrays a man, desirous to commit suicide, who sacrificed his life for a noble cause of enabling someone else to live. In …
As we prepare for the coming disasters resulting from cracks in our national character, it behooves us to get our physical and spiritual families in order.
The commandment against murder is the one most universally followed by man. But Jesus shows there is much more behind it than merely taking another's life.
Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among 15-24 year-olds. Contributory factors include depression, deteriorating family life, media glorification, and drugs.
Even before COVID-19, Americans were gripped by anxiety, fear, and depression, pointing to an unrecognized but quickly spreading mental health pandemic.
God's called-out ones must curtail 'installment plan' serial sins which carry them to a fatal point of no return.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the expression "it's all the rage," designating some fashion, fad, or new way of doing something, focuses on the disgusting current fashion of "sagging" in which young people allow their jeans to expose the crack in their buttocks below as their underwear is pulled way down. It …
To be deviant is to be abnormal. But that is not deterring the gay community from its logic-defying campaign to convince us that deviant behavior is normal.
What is the connection between keeping the fifth commandment—honoring parents—and enjoying a long, fulfilling, productive life on earth?
John Ritenbaugh, focusing on Matthew 10:16-26, warns us that a teacher's disciples cannot escape the kind of persecution directed against their teacher. In the wake of this kind of abuse, people can succumb to depression, and in some cases, suicidal depression. When we compare ourselves with spiritual heavyweights like the …
The sixth commandment, forbidding murder, is rare among the Ten Commandments in that a clear line can be drawn between its commission and its consequences.
According to the book, 13th Gen: Abort, Retry, Ignore, Fail?, those born between 1961-1981 belongs to the 13th Generation, the 13th since America's Founding Fathers.
God requires His people to put their faith in action, giving evidence of their hope, demonstrating godly behavior rather than abrasive carnal behavior.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the book Final Exit by Derek Humphry, a work exploring the prevalence of suicide and its impact on the survivors, warns us that this is the time to get our ducks in a row, making the most of what we have experienced, establishing our spiritual priorities, and reflecting deeply on why we gave …
Post-abortion mothers experience guilt, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, and even suicide. The mental health of the immediate and extended family also degenerates.
Even loyal servants of God have had to contend with depression and discouragement. Antidotes include rest, refocus, right expectations, and obedient actions.
Jesus magnifies the Law in Matthew 5, moving beyond the behavior into the motivating thought behind the deed, warning that we do not retaliate in kind.
Malachi 4:4-6 warns of a a coming Elijah and of a curse if the hearts of the children are not turned back to the fathers and vice versa. Are we seeing this?
Martin Collins marvels that despite the continuous dramatic increase of material wealth in Modern Israel, this affluence or prosperity has not remotely led to joy. Clinical depression, requiring professional help (usually consisting of a host of powerful anti-depressant drugs) is almost pandemic in North America, with one in …
The key to overcoming the fear of loss of control is to admit that God is in control. If we have our priorities straight, God will take care of our anxieties.
Crucifixion is man's most cruel form of punishment. Why did Jesus need to die this way? What does it teach us? And was Jesus stabbed before or after He died?
Although some installment buying (such as a mortgage) may be inevitable, most installment buying is counter-productive, putting us further into debt.