Quick to Turn

Quick to Turn

Revelation 9:20-21  The rest of mankind, who were not killed by the plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands nor give up worshiping demons and idols of gold and silver and bronze and stone and wood, which cannot see or hear or walk, nor did they repent of...
Confirm Your Election

Confirm Your Election

2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything needed for life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 Thus he has given us, through these things, his precious and very great promises, so that through them you...
Would Jesus Throw A Punch At A Schoolyard Bully?

Would Jesus Throw A Punch At A Schoolyard Bully?

During Jesus time there was a very appealing Jewish nationalistic political party known as Zealots. One of the inner twelve disciples was even given the epithet “Simon called the Zealot” or “Simon the Zealot” in Luke 6:15 and Acts 1:13. A Zealot would have been known...
Return to Integrity (Pt. 3 of Paul’s Defense in 2 Cor. as a Model for Pastoral Leadership)

Return to Integrity (Pt. 3 of Paul’s Defense in 2 Cor. as a Model for Pastoral Leadership)

2 Cor. 4:2  But we have renounced disgraceful and underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God.  (ESV) Wow, this...