Under, Out of, or In Control?

Under, Out of, or In Control?

“The righteous and the wise and their works are in the hand of God.” Ecclesiastes 9:1 “God is in control.” We often say this. Do we live like we mean it? Never before have we felt so much like we are in control of our lives and our future. We check weather forecasts...
Getting Even with Life

Getting Even with Life

Life is not fair. Bad things happen to good people and good things happen to bad people. Everyone gets frustrated at times and cries out, “I don’t deserve this!” The pain can seem unbearable. The anger can be overwhelming. Our sense of justice urges us to set things...
May A Christian Fight For His Nation?

May A Christian Fight For His Nation?

Whether or not a Christian may enlist in military service and then fight in carnal combat for his nation has been an issue among Christians for many generations. There have been, and still are, conscientious people who have opposed such enlistment. There have been,...
Timeless and Complete

Timeless and Complete

Earthly things change but the things of God do not (Psalm 102:26-27; James 1:17). God’s Word, the Truth, endures forever (Psalm 100:5). Some today hold the view, whether stated or practiced, that the word of God is fluid and must change with the times. This view is...
Saints in a Sewer

Saints in a Sewer

The Roman historian Tacitus said the ancient city of Rome was like a sewer into which the filth of all the nations flowed. He was not a Christian. In fact, he said Christianity was a “depraved superstition.” But his assessment of the moral condition of Rome was right....