Capital Issues in the Capitol City

Paul wrote the book of Romans to Christians who lived in a city full of politics. Rome was the government seat of the most powerful empire on earth. What did Paul say to saints in a city where the church and the state met face to face? The longest section in the New...

Pandemic

Until recently, for most of us, the word pandemic was probably not in our daily vocabulary. But for the past four months we have heard the word in discussions almost constantly. The New Oxford American Dictionary gives the following for the word pandemic: “(of a...

Hands That Shed Innocent Blood

As we continue in our examination of the seven things listed by Solomon that are an abomination to God, we come to #3: “Hands that shed innocent blood” (Prov. 6:16-19). Paul, in discussing the terrible sins of the Gentile world in Romans 1:18-32 lists among the things...

America Has Sinned!

“So the Lord said to Joshua, ‘Get up! Why do you lie thus on your face? Israel has sinned… Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs…’” (Josh. 7:10-12). Israel had just defeated Jericho. Feeling...

Master of Illusion

Satan is master of illusion. Through pure evil, he can give the appearance of an angel of light (2 Cor. 11:14). The devil can make the righteous feel outnumbered, outgunned, and overpowered, when such is not the case at all. He can talk Christians into surrendering on...