True or False: There are some people that don't deserve any mercy and there are many people that do deserve mercy. (WARNING: we're heading into DEEP theological waters, so put your spiritual scuba gear on...or learn to breath GOD! The stakes? Your eternal fate.) And before I give the answer to my little quiz, please … Continue reading The FREE Gift?
There are not enough pages in the world to document what God accomplished in The Cross of Jesus Christ. Nevertheless, I will in this article focus on four critical tasks performed by God in Christ's Cross. Task One: In The Cross of Jesus Christ God legally removes the primary obstacle between you and Himself. Task … Continue reading THE CROSS
Does an experience as universal as loneliness really require an eradicating cure? Can you even imagine a society in which loneliness doesn't exist??? It could be argued that loneliness serves the same function for the human soul (and spirit) as hunger and thirst do for the human body. Hunger is the body's way of telling … Continue reading LONELINESS!
You know what it's like to be treated unjustly. Injustice stabs like a dagger--especially when the victim is one's self. In a very real sense, injustice is a form of rape: a violation of one's dignity and an affront to one's personal worth. If you're an American citizen such violations between individuals are not easily … Continue reading Revengeance for All!
We continue our Perfection Howto from Part 3 with Step Six.Step Six: Practice the pleasure of PROPERLY digesting the Bible on a regular schedule. Have you ever considered the prospect of teaching your cat algebra? Perhaps you've planned to teach your dog how to read. Surely building a chimpanzee's English vocabulary to 200,000 words is not that … Continue reading How to be Perfect (Part 4)
Descended from the Latin tongue, the word "consumer" by the 15th century had come to have a negative inference for "one who squanders or wastes" (Online Etymology Dictionary). By the 1700s the more modern definition--one who buys and/or uses goods, articles and services (as opposed to one who produces and/or sells them)--had caught on. In … Continue reading The Last Consumer
Before the universe(s) existed, the Kingdom of Heaven had been a thriving civilization. We know this because the Bible says that when God created the Earth, He had an audience: "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the Earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. Who determined its measurements—surely you know! Or who … Continue reading The Kingdom
The purpose of religion is to escape damnation; the purpose of The Gospel is to immunize the human soul against Sin...completely and forever! In immunizing the soul against Sin, God is promising the believer an UNCONDITIONAL, UNBREAKABLE RELATIONSHIP with Himself, very much like the one He has with Jesus Christ... "Impossible," you say? ...I always … Continue reading Faith, Immunity and The Impossible
What is the point of all religion (at least from a Western Civilization perspective)? TO ESCAPE DAMNATION. "...This is the Second Death, the Lake of Fire. And if anyone’s name was not found written in the Book of Life, he [or she] was thrown into the Lake of Fire." - Revelation 20:14 WARNING: I have … Continue reading The End of Guilt (Part 2)
Guilt is used throughout our society as a source of motivation and a method of control. Describing himself as "the law and order Candidate," Trump said in his campaign "We must maintain law and order at the highest level or we will cease to have a country, 100 percent." As Americans we pride ourselves on … Continue reading The End of Guilt (Part 1)