First John 2:16 lists three categories of sin: “the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life.” These are ways Satan tempts men to sin against God (Gen. 3; Mt. 4), but the Bible also speaks of another category of sin—sins of ignorance. Many have sinned against God in ignorance without being motivated by selfish desires of the flesh, lust of the eyes, or the pride of life. Even so, ignorance does not excuse disobedience to God, so the saying, “Ignorance is bliss” is not a Biblical concept.… Read more
Two men on a deserted island know nothing about religion or the multitudes of churches that exist today. An airplane drops a box full of Bibles onto the island, they read the Bible, and they do what the Bible says to be saved through Christ.
If you asked them which church they are in, what would they say? Would they be in a denomination? If they only know the Bible and only follow the Bible, they cannot be in the Methodist Church, the Baptist Church, etc.,… Read more
After all that God has done for us, He deserves all our love and dedication, but is that what we give Him? It is so easy to become distracted by the things of this world and completely focus on things that are not as important as eternity. Do we have our priorities straight? Are we focused on less important things in life more than the most important things? Are we majoring in minors?
- Are we knowledgeable and passionate about politics but lack interest in God’s Word and eternal matters?