The Gospel In Adultery and Murder

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king’s house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance. So David sent and inquired about the woman. And one said, ‘Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam,... Continue Reading →

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Long, Long Shadows and A Light

Sin never stops where you think it will.  Your repeated anger leads to latent bitterness which leads to relationship-destroying gossip.   Your pornography-viewing leads to unmarital sex which leads to one parent raising a child in isolation which leads to crippling resentment.   Unchecked sin always spreads, and kills where it does.  Like cancer.  ... Continue Reading →

A 30 Second Plea

   John the Baptist was willing to be jailed for telling King Herod that he should not be committing adultery with his brother's wife.  Shemaiah the prophet had the boldness to tell king Rehoboam about his folly even though there were 180,000 soldiers standing behind the man.   Christian, do not mortgage your integrity or... Continue Reading →

I’ll Be Found Out

And so will you. Every secret sin, every careless word, every greed and hatred and unfought lust; each human being will have to give an account to God. You know that web site that got hacked recently? The one where people (mostly men, it turned out) paid to have (or flirt with the idea of... Continue Reading →

3 Lessons From the Major Prophets

Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel 1) God is in control. God decided how long His people would be exiled (Jeremiah declared it to them, from God, to be 70 years). God put it into the mind of the new Persian king Cyrus to send the Jews back. Isaiah and Jeremiah say that God sends disaster... Continue Reading →

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