Anger

May 12, 2017

The world is an angry place. Reality television shows know that Americans like confrontation. One even features “mama drama” for their Mother’s Day show. Road rage is now normal. Some walk around with an already short fuse burning quickly. The effects of anger are obvious and usually felt bubbling just below the surface. Blood pressure […]

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Persistent Prayer

May 12, 2017

Recently, a discussion arose in a Bible class for which I felt ill prepared to discuss in detail. After some reflection and study, I’d like to present some thoughts better organized than what I offered in the class. The question concerns persistent prayer. Specifically, should the Christian persist in a specific prayer before God until […]

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What is the New Testament? (part 3)

April 7, 2017

  Previously, we detailed basic information about the New Testament. Aside from basic facts of the books we asserted that The New Testament is Our Guide to Life and Worship and The New Testament is Inspired. Examine now the implications of what we have previously shown. The New Testament Must Be Handled Rightly The locus […]

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Hopelessness: Away from God

April 7, 2017

There is little worse than hopelessness. It is the idea that things are bad and nothing can improve them. We have all been there. Previously, we wrote of hopelessness and its impact on the Christian. A Christian feels hopeless when he is separated from God. There is growing distance between him and his Lord. The […]

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Hopelessness

April 7, 2017

  Hopeless. Despairing. Gloomy. Sad. Blue. All are descriptors of occasional feelings we must endure. No one travels this path of life without encountering a despondent moment. But we must not remain stuck in the rut of the lost. As Poe quipped, “even in the grave, all is not lost.” We could assume the Christian […]

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