Lift Up Your Eyes

Lift Up Your Eyes

We tend to have a very narrow view of the world. We focus on ourselves, our family, our area, our job, our acquaintances and our circumstances first. This is natural and even necessary. We have obligations that come first (I Tim. 5:8; Gal. 6:10). But we need to think...
TBC Hires New Librarian

TBC Hires New Librarian

First, it was her high school library.   “That’s what got me hooked,” she said, thinking back to her Upperman High School days in the early 1960s. “Just seeing the books and classifications and working with the card catalog.” Next, it was the library at Tennessee...
More on Contending for the Faith (a devotional study in Jude)

Contending Earnestly for the Faith

As we begin to focus on the purpose of this epistle, we see that Jude’s original desire was to write about our common salvation shared in Christ (v.3). The need to change his purpose is seen in the next verse (v. 4). That men “crept in “unawares” (“unnoticed”...
The False Doctrine of Premillennialism

The False Doctrine of Premillennialism

Interest in events that will occur at the end of time have always held the attention of religious people.  This interest has spawned a variety of fanciful theories about what will happen at the end of time.  One such theory on this subject is the false doctrine of...