Cold, Hard Facts for Warm, Tender Hearts

  • God hates abortion (Prov. 6:16-17).
  • Babies are not born lost in sin or totally depraved—they are pure and will be in Heaven if they die or are murdered (2 Sam. 12:23; Ezek. 18:20; 28:15; Mt. 18:3; 19:14).
  • God must come before family (Mt. 10:34-39).
  • God loves homosexuals, but He hates homosexuality (Jn. 3:16; 1 Cor. 6:9-11; Jude 7; Heb. 1:9).
  • A marriage is only for an eligible man and an eligible woman (Mt. 19:3-9).
  • A couple joined by God in marriage may only divorce for one reason—fornication (the spouse not guilty of fornication may put away the adulterer—Mt.
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Living Like an Animal

There was a time in my life when I was basically living like an animal, rather than a spirit created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26, 27). I was only seeking to fulfill my selfish desires.

“So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee” (Psalm 73:22).

“Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee.

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A “Sermon Seen” Is Not a Sermon Heard

Perhaps you have heard someone say, “I would rather see a sermon than hear one any day!”  While the intention behind the statement may be good, one must be careful that he does not over-emphasize morality while minimizing the power of God’s Word. Yes, God condemns hypocrisy and commands His children to do good works and live holy lives (Matthew 7:1-5, 21; Romans 2:1, 21-23; 12:1, 2; Galatians 6:10; 1 Peter 1:14-16). However, Christ did not simply command His disciples to go forth and live good moral lives before the lost to save them—He commanded them to go preach the Gospel and baptize people!… Read more

The Ignored Commandment

Having come out of denominationalism in my early twenties, I thought I had entered the one body of the faithful—those who would do their best to follow God’s commands, no matter the cost. In a sense I was correct — The Lord’s church is a perfect body comprised of people who are fallible, people who are made perfect by the blood of Christ upon repentance and obedience (1 John 1:6-10), but could it be that many congregations are refusing to obey a very specific command from God?… Read more

Islam’s Inferiority

Even after September 11, 2001 and all the wickedness the false religion of Islam has brought into this world over the last 1400 years, Islam is now reportedly the fastest growing religion in the world. With about 1.9 billion adherents, 1 out of every 4 human beings is a Muslim! That should not be the case, because Islam was started by a false prophet who was obviously using deception to gain riches, land, power, and women, and the Bible warns of deceivers who would come along claiming an angel told them something different than what the Bible says (Gal.… Read more