Unlike most Millennials, obsessed with acceptance by their peers, Jesus did not mind being a loner because He loved the things His Father taught.
Only a converted person humbles himself before the truth, making a conscientious effort to follow the light of evidence, even to unwelcome conclusions.
Even though Joseph was born into a highly dysfunctional family, he nevertheless had a "high batting average" when it came to making the right moral choices, even when the consequences appeared initially to his own detriment. Joseph stayed the course, doing good even when it became a stumbling block with his associates, …
The world is so full of lying and other forms of deceit that 'bearing false witness' has become a way of life for the vast majority of humanity.
Living virtuously is not easy. Those who try to do right often suffer ridicule and face discrimination when they fail to join their acquaintances in wickedness.
John Ritenbaugh focuses again on Isaiah 5:20-21, comparing our culture to ancient Israel's, when God's perfect ways were replaced by humanistic-secularist influences. The secular progessivists were placed in positions of power by Satan the devil. Human nature is lazy when it comes to moral standards; human nature wants to …
Solomon's statement that all of life is vanity is only true if one is not privy to God's ultimate purpose for mankind. Paul describes what God is doing.