The following “daily dozen” were the personal creed of Robert Louis Stevenson, the famed 19th century Scottish novelist and poet. An atheist, he unintentionally used Biblical truths as his major life principles. I’ve added Scriptures below each principle. Continue reading 12 Practical Principles for Daily Living
Recently, after almost four months of waiting, I finally received a truckload of wood chips in my driveway for free. It felt like Christmas morning . . . until reality hit me. I had to move that gigantic pile! Quickly! With nothing but a shovel and a wheelbarrow!
The job suddenly seemed insurmountable. Continue reading Shoveling the Wood Chips of God’s Word
Yesterday President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un met in Singapore to begin discussions about the denuclearization of North Korea. Thousands place trust and hopes on the outcome of this historic summit; thousands are crippled by fear. We must never forget: God is in control! How, then, should we react to the North Korea summit?
The word rationalize can be defined as “rational lies.” When we sin and try to justify our actions, we’re deceiving ourselves. Our arguments may seem logical on the surface, but they’re not. They’re lies! Continue reading 7 Lies About Sin to Stop Telling Yourself
You may have seen the famous Youtube video of a sheep attacking his shepherd. A tourist in a foreign country, filming via dash cam, rounds a curve and stops as he sees a flock of sheep and a female shepherd in the road. Spooked, the sheep stampede. The largest one takes advantage of the chaos and rams the shepherd from behind, knocking her to the tarmac. He continues violently attacking her until the tourist finally pulls up and scares the animal away, saving the poor lady from further brutality.
The lesson: don’t attack your spiritual shepherds! Continue reading How NOT to Treat Your Shepherds
Zombies are scary. While trying to find a zombie pic for this article, my wife couldn’t even look at them! Fortunately, they aren’t real. Or are they?
We’ll get to that in a minute.
My last article was about God’s holiness. Today, let’s discuss the problem of sin and its terrible consequences.
In my last article, we ended with the question, “Where should we start to learn the one gospel?” The answer is twofold:
- The Old Testament
- The concept of God’s holiness Continue reading The Gospel: Where Do We Start?