Compromise usually begins small and can grow to encompass once strongly held beliefs. Martin Collins uses the story of Solomon to illustrate how this process works.
Scripture chronicles how Solomon's little compromises with God's law sent Israel down an idolatrous road leading to destruction and captivity.
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 strengthening our relation with God, we run the risk of compromising with the …
Jesus' sinless and faithful life qualifies Him as King of Kings, in contrast to the kings of Israel who seriously fell short God's requirements.
Richard Ritenbaugh observes that the world has very few monarchs, and those who do exist are merely ceremonial or figureheads. In the past, monarchs have been hereditary heads of state having political, religious, and judicial functions comparable to the president, congress, and Supreme Court all in one package. Today, God's …
To keep from being swept up in the bandwagon effect of compromising with sin, we must make sure our convictions are not merely preferences.
Benign neglect of the Sabbath covenant can incrementally lead us into idolatry. We must treat this holy time as different from the other days of the week.
Satan has taught mankind the craft of war between nations, within families, in politics, and in sports. We must resist being dragged into partisan battles.
Balaam illustrates the paradox of someone who knows God's will, but willfully and deliberately disobeys, presumptuously thinking he could manipulate or bribe God.