America’s Standard

America’s Standard

In short, one would have to say that it is hard to determine what standard if any is America’s standard in this new century. The standard of pleasure has been a guiding rule for many over the last several decades. This is somewhat like the epicureans of Acts 17:18:...
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Paul wrote to the Philippians in Philippians 4:6, “Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.” Paul also wrote, “In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ...
“Peace, Be Still” – In America?

“Peace, Be Still” – In America?

If there is a picture in the Bible that captures the scene today, it is the image of a stormy sea. The winds of change are blowing in every direction. Governments are colliding like waves crashing against one another. The noise of unrest in our land is like the...
Contending Earnestly for the Faith

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”...

Get These Prescriptions Filled

Life is hard. Sorrow and pain are real. The burdens of life can seem overwhelming in times of affliction. Here are some wonderful relief medications from the Bible: Laughter. “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine” (Prov. 17:22). Laughter is a great stress...