Parting With Possessions

Many first-century Christians had to face persecution the likes of which few of us today have ever seen. Persecutors would plunder Christians’ property. How would you react if because you were a Christian your belongings were confiscated? The recipients of the letter...

Men and Dirty Pictures

I was born in 1930 in a small Texas town. The first time I saw pornography was when I was about seven or eight. It was a booklet with pencil sketches. These booklets were sold at local drug stores under the counter. At that early age I didn’t even know what sex was....

They Asked Him a Question

Matthew 22:23-33 One-day Sadducees brought Jesus what they considered an unanswerable dilemma. They might have sprung their trap had they not been in error, and had they been dealing with someone other than Jesus. As it happened, they failed spectacularly and were,...

An Education Itself

Who is an educated person? A man with a doctoral degree? A master’s degree? A bachelor’s? An associate’s? A high school diploma? One who can read? One who does read?A man who knows well the field in which he earns a living? One acquainted with history and who...