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Category Archives: Man
God has created within us a “warning light” (a conscience). This “warning light,” when programmed with the correct information (God’s word), can be helpful. It can caution us about doing wrong. It can motivate us, with a sense of oughtness, … Continue reading
“Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves. But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat from faith; for whatever is not from faith is sin” (Romans 14:22-23). The context … Continue reading
Man, in the Old Testament, was reminded of his sins each year. Consider: (1) Hebrews 9:7, 9 – “Into the second part the high priest went alone once a year, not without blood, which he offered for himself and for … Continue reading
“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God” (Romans 8:16). Please notice that it does not say, “The Spirit… bears witness to our spirit.” Instead, it says, “The Spirit… bears witness with our spirit.” … Continue reading
“Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and between themselves their thoughts accusing or else excusing them” (Romans 2:15). The context concerns Gentiles (Romans 2:14). The Gentiles did not have the … Continue reading
“If our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. Beloved, if our heart does not condemn us, we have confidence toward God” (1 John 3:20-21). The context concerns love. John has instructed, “My little … Continue reading
“The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD saying: ‘Arise and go down to the potter’s house, and there I will cause you to hear My words.’ Then I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was, … Continue reading
Many teach that man is born in sin. Consider: (1) Catechism of the Catholic Church Second Edition – “(Adam) has transmitted to us a sin with which we are all born afflicted, a sin which is the ‘death of the … Continue reading