On March 15th, most of us sat that Sunday in churches and listened to our pastors tell us the plan for closures in the wake of the unknowns associated with COVID19.
Christians throughout history have argued for a variety of dates throughout the calendar with great reasons for each candidate and theory.
David was a much better king than he was a father. Many men who are great at their jobs or in church work fail to lead the next generation of their family
Believe, confess, call on the name of the Lord, grace through faith—it seems fairly clear to me that the way of salvation is for the person to acknowledge, in legitimate belief, the salvation and Lordship of Jesus Christ over his or her life.
Our society has broken into warring political and collective camps. People are no longer identified as individuals but by beliefs and/or demographics. Group membership and identity are more important than individual actions.
Everything was going right for David after years of wilderness, war, and hardship. Why would he sin now and risk his relationship with the Lord? The story is simple in terms of lust and sin. David sees Bathsheba bathing while her husband is at war. He brings her to the palace, has sex with her, and sends her home.
When God gives you victory and the opportunity to praise him for deliverance from circumstances or affliction, don’t let the watchful eyes of others stop your praise. Give him the best praise you have. If those people criticizing you were not in the cave to feel the squeezing or exiled to the wilderness to experience the cold, lonely ground, then they cannot know the joy of your triumph.
New York—and I am afraid the rest of us—will reap what we have sown in the area of abortion. I fear the consequences will not just be related to a lack of tax revenue. Part of the brilliance, ingenuity, creativity, and purpose of two generations now will never be realized.