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Tag Archives: conscience
Some people avoid any connection with Easter. It is to them an unauthorized special holy day at best, and a pagan holiday at worst. Some people place special emphasis on Easter Sunday. They attend the worship assembly, when they ordinarily … Continue reading
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
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (Matthew 5:8). God cares about more than one’s actions; He cares about one’s thoughts. John Quincy Adams remarked, “Human legislators can undertake only to prescribe the actions of man. … Continue reading
“The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God” (Romans 8:16). These Romans, to whom Paul wrote, were children of God. Such had nothing to do with race, ethnicity, or nationality (cf. Romans 1:16; Galatians … Continue reading
The physical heart is composed of four chambers. (1) The right ventricle (lower, right chamber) pumps deoxygenated blood into the lungs where it picks up oxygen and gets rid of carbon dioxide. (2) The left atrium (upper, left chamber) receives … Continue reading