Standing Firm—A Lesson in Courage and Faith 

The great mass of mankind never try for themselves what religion is; they neither search our sacred books, nor taste and try our religion. But this is what they do; they consider those who make a profession of religion as spies who have entered the land, and they look upon our character and our conduct…

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Are We Still an Honorable People?

I challenge any skeptic to find a ten-square-mile spot on this planetwhere they can live their lives in peace and safety and decency,where womanhood is honored, where infancy and old age are revered,where they can educate their children, where the Gospel of Jesus Christhas not gone first to prepare the way. If they find such…

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The Scripture Cannot Be Broken

Wisdom shouts in the street, she lifts her voice in the square; At the head of the noisy streets she cries out; At the entrance of the gates in the city she utters her sayings: “How long, O naïve ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing and fools hate knowledge?…

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Have We Become Ashamed of Our Christian Faith?

How blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust, And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood. Psalm 40:4 Perhaps one of Satan’s greatest triumphs has been his ability to convince a fairly broad swath of humanity that if one wants to be considered smart, erudite,…

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Jesus, Love, and God’s Moral Law

In Luke 10:25, Jesus is asked by a lawyer (a scribe who was expert in the Law of Moses) what one must do to inherit eternal life. Jesus then requested that the lawyer recite what was stated in the Law. The lawyer replied as follows: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your…

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Are Christians Forbidden to Judge?

Reaping the Whirlwind: The Loss of Judeo-Christian Discernment Ancient enemies, evils, and beliefs long believed vanquished in the Christian West are once more ominously stirring. We find ourselves disquieted and increasingly alarmed as a host of social ills, once comparatively rare, such as rampant governmental and corporate corruption, indiscriminate violence, drug abuse, sexual sin, abortion,…

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What Is Happening to America’s Mainstream Churches?

God’s church is more than a historic building, a talented choir, or a beautiful graveyard. It is even more than fading memories of more spiritual times long past as we live on into a time when God’s Word is increasingly surrendered to appease a world that often despises the traditional faith of Jesus Christ. Often…

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Christianity 101: Is Jesus the Only Way?

Contemporary culture purports to offer many paths to salvation. The modern premise now often seems to be that one God under different names presides over all religions. We even find this teaching popularized on a bumper sticker presenting the symbols of all religions as basically equal. The bumper sticker appears to suggest one great truth…

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