When Truth Is Fallen In The Street

The year 2020 has been an unusual year to say the least. The coronavirus and its corollaries have had an unexpected and unprecedented impact upon our nations. But is this a dangerous disease or a government conspiracy? Or could it be both? What’s the truth? It depends upon where you…

Coming To The Throne of God

Perhaps one of the most well-known verses of Scripture is Hebrews 4:16: “Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.” This precious text is often quoted in public prayer. The words are often repeated…

Forest Fires and Dominion

Massive wildfires claim millions of acres of North American forests annually. Houses and businesses are destroyed. Human and animal lives are lost. Billions of dollars are spent trying to control the fires. People shake their heads and wonder at the cause of such devastation. Many Christians will claim, “Adam’s sin…

Genesis: God’s Book of Beginnings (8)

SUMMARY OF CHAPTER 8 This is vital information about Noah’s worship by sacrifice and his survival because of God’s covenant of mercy. God stated that He would never again destroy “everything living” by water while the earth remained. Key verse: “And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD…

Christ Our Prophet

“Never man spake like this man” John 7:46 Jesus Christ is the one Mediator between God and men. As Mediator, He unifies three offices that were distinct in the Old Testament: prophet, priest, and king. Scripture reveals that those were the three functions necessary for the restoration of fallen man:…

Sheep: Not So Stupid

Over 60 years ago, I attended a VBS where the speaker wore a straw hat, red plaid shirt, and blue jeans and spoke with a “country twang.” He told us about the high-walled sheepfold that shepherds in Bible times needed to protect their flock from predators at night. He emphasized…

Leviathan: None Like Him on Earth

While not the most frequently cited animal in Scripture, the one with the longest and most complete description is the leviathan. All of Job chapter 41 is devoted to it. Why does this mysterious animal deserve such biblical attention? One must look at the story of Job to understand the…

Valuing the Gathering of the Church

“And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.” Hebrews 10:24-25 Let’s be honest. In the past…

A Family Sabbath

As the Holy Spirit continues His sanctifying work, one evidence will be to eliminate wrong thinking in the Christian’s life by conforming him to Jesus Christ, the perfect reflection of the law of God. An example of wrong thinking is a false notion that the Christian Sabbath is a restriction of our…

Genesis: God’s Book of Beginnings (6)

SUMMARY OF CHAPTER 6 The rapid increase of the world’s population before the flood unleashed an appalling and widespread explosion of human depravity upon society. Intermarriage between the lines of Seth and Cain produced offspring that were renowned for violence and rebellion to God. God saw men as slaves to…