Moses, Ben Franklin, and the Supreme Court

Moses, Ben Franklin, and the Supreme Court

In the formative years of our republic delegates debated the issue of qualifications of public officials. As this question was being discussed in one such meeting a wise man called attention to a passage in the Bible. His name was Benjamin Franklin, and the verse he...

To Young People Who Date

“You don’t trust me, do you?” Have you said this to your parents when they talked to you about dating? Why do you think they want to know where you are going and what you will be doing?  Why do you think they set curfews? Your parents have been there. They know what...

Non-Political Preachers

One definition of “politics” is the following: “political activities characterized by artful and often dishonest means.” Specifically this means “competition between competing interest groups or individuals for power and leadership in a...

The Truth is There

Heaven is a destiny desired by many, hinging on a message most are unwilling to seek, and effort that few want to exert. Yet, God will give it to one who wants it enough to obey the gospel. How do you get there? The answer is not found in men’s opinions, or in...

Hypocrisy

The English word “hypocrisy” comes from a Greek word that primarily meant a reply or an answer and came to mean the acting of stage-players as they would answer one another in dialogue; thus the meaning of dissembling (“dissimulation” as...