In the West, both food and information are readily available. We need self-control and a dedication to truth in order to live a godly life.
Human nature takes chances, assuming the day of reckoning will come later, not sooner. We cannot ignore truth or God's laws without paying a horrific price.
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.
In this "nuts and bolts" split sermon on overcoming, David Maas, using a list of cognitive distortions (twisted thinking patterns) compiled by Dr. David Burns in his book "Feeling Good," provides a practical technique for bringing every thought into captivity (I Corinthians 10:5). Numerous biblical and …
Solomon provides these comparisons to indicate the choices we should make to live better lives in alignment with God, even in an 'nder the sun' world.
John Ritenbaugh, stating that Ecclesiastes 3 expresses awesome possibilities for the future, also points out that Ecclesiastes 4 reminds us that there are harsh realities for those living under the sun, making compromise with the world inviting. Many of God's servants, including Elijah and Jeremiah, had their crises of faith, …
Only a converted person humbles himself before the truth, making a conscientious effort to follow the light of evidence, even to unwelcome conclusions.
Even Jesus had to cope with feelings of anxiety and loneliness in Gethsemane before His crucifixion, a time when He experienced separation from His Father.
The opposite of selfishness is not self-hatred, but mature self-love, loving ourselves as a responsible, caring parent would (or should) love a growing child.
Martin Collins, stating that Classical poets and philosophers had an aversion to pride or hubris suggests that in nearly all of their writing, there was an explicit and an implicit warning about offending the gods by overweening pride. Psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow suggests that narcissism in American college students is …
Martin Collins, observing that today's culture seems to thrive on illusions, where slanted news accounts, fabricated by the agenda-driven media, deceives the masses, emphasizes the responsibility God's people have to ensure that deception does not interfere with their spiritual growth. The carnal mind is the definition of …
Vision is a picture in the mind's eye that is undergirded by faith and scriptural revelation, enabling one to anticipate events that have not yet occurred.
God's called-out ones must curtail 'installment plan' serial sins which carry them to a fatal point of no return.
Herbert Marcuse and Saul Alinsky introduced a more pragmatic form of Marxism into American academia, facilitating self-destruction by creating 'victim groups.'
Martin Collins, allowing that expectations determine outcomes, gives the rationale for double-blind experiments. Zeal is not the hallmark for truth. Saul, before he was transformed into Paul, was an evil zealot. Public education has been promoting tolerance for foolish points of view as they feel good to the holder and as long …
The Feast of Trumpets is a day of decision, a time to determine whether we are on the Lord's side. We must loyally fulfill the role to which God called us.
Teachers of higher education choose to ignore proofs of the existence and sovereignty of God, instead embracing and promoting unsubstantiated assertions.