Category Archives: Judgment

Listen to Both Sides

“He who answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him” (Proverbs 18:13). “The first one to plead his cause seems right, until his neighbor comes and examines him” (Proverbs 18:17). These verses are cautioning … Continue reading

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Western Religions: The Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) Part 3

Beliefs and Practices 1.  God. Joseph Smith wrote, “We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost” (The Articles of Faith 1). The Father and the Son have a body of … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Seek The LORD, Righteousness, and Humility

“Seek the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have upheld His justice.  Seek righteousness, seek humility.  It may be that you will be hidden in the day of the LORD’s anger” (Zephaniah 2:3). Judgement was coming on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Justice, Mercy and Humility

“He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8). The prophet Micah was trying to promote … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: Deceived by Pride

“The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high” (Obadiah 3). These words were for Edom (Obadiah 1).  They were prideful.  The Hebrew word which is translated “pride” … Continue reading

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Thoughts From The Prophets: The LORD Will Not Acquit The Wicked

“God is jealous, and the LORD avenges; The LORD avenges and is furious.  The LORD will take vengeance on His adversaries and He reserves wrath for His enemies; The LORD is slow to anger and great in power and will … Continue reading

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Thoughts From the Prophets: The Valley of Decision

“Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision!  For the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision” (Joel 3:14). “The valley of decision” is the equivalent to the “the valley of Jehoshaphat” (Joel 3:14 cf. 3:2, 12). … Continue reading

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Deceiving Men

Abe Lincoln is credited with saying: “You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.” There is … Continue reading

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How Many Resurrection Days? (or Weep Not As Those Who Have No Hope)

Premillennialists believe that there will be two resurrection days, separated by 1,007 years.  They typically teach: (1) The righteous dead will be raised and the righteous (both dead and living) will be raptured from the earth.  (2) Tribulation will last … Continue reading

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Noseblind

“Anosmia is the inability to perceive odor or a lack of functioning olfactory – the loss of the sense of smell” (Wikipedia).  Most people are not totally without the ability to smell. A much more common issue is a lack … Continue reading

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