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Category Archives: Faith
I believe that a major misunderstanding exists among some Christians and among many non-Christians. I am speaking of the need for moral perfection, flawless performance of God’s law, or absolute sinless living. When a Christian has this misunderstanding, the consequences … Continue reading
There are 8 species of bear in the world: (1) North American Black Bear; (2) Brown Bear (Grizzly); (3) Polar Bear; (4) Asiatic Black Bear; (5) Sun Bear (Honey Bear); (6) Panda Bear; (7) Sloth Bear; (8) Andean Bear. While … Continue reading
It is easy to become myopic (nearsighted) in one’s view of life. There are the cares and concerns of this world. There are current events and the issues of the day. There is the steady stream of information and news, … Continue reading
The key word in the book of 2 Peter is “knowledge.” It appears in some form 16 times [knowledge (1:2, 1:3; 1:5; 1:6; 1:8; 2:20; 3:18); know(s) (1:12; 2:9; 3:17); knowing (1:14; 1:20; 3:3); known (1:16; 2:21 x2)]. Value is … Continue reading
Johnny Ramsey was one of the instructors when I attended Brown Trail School of Preaching. One of his classes was General Epistles (James – Jude). He taught us to remember each chapter by one key point. He provided the following … Continue reading
Make no mistake about it. One’s faith will be tested, and tested again, in this life. James writes of “the testing of your faith” (James 1:3). These tests are common to man (1 Corinthians 10:13). We should not be surprised … Continue reading
We do not like the word ‘impossible.’ We like to think that all things are possible. Here is what some have said. Tommy Lasorda is quoted as saying, “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in man’s determination” … Continue reading
There are things that man must have for physical survival. He cannot survive very long without them. “How long can we survive without the basics? Every person and situation is different, though the ‘rule of threes’ gets at the desperate … Continue reading