Spiritual Growth

Spiritual Growth

“As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby” (I Peter 2:2). “But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ” (II Peter 3:18). These scriptures tell us that it is possible for God’s children to grow; it is...
Fighting in Our Streets and God

Fighting in Our Streets and God

Nations reap what they sow just as individuals do. “The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God” (Psa. 9:17). This happens partly because rebellion against God is by nature self-destructive and partly because God providentially intervenes...

The Seven Things That are an Abomination to the Lord

Here is Young’s Literal Translation of these verses: “These six hath Jehovah hated, Yea, seven [are] abominations to His soul. Eyes high—tongues false—And hands shedding innocent blood—A heart devising thoughts of vanity—Feet hasting to run to evil—A false witness...

A Heart That Deviseth Wicked Imaginations

We are continuing in our study of the seven things that are listed by Solomon as “things that are an abomination to God” (Prov. 6:16-19). The word “abomination” means “disgusting.” Thus all of these things we are studying are disgusting to God. Today we are studying...

No Time for Cowards in the Kingdom

The Scriptures teach:  “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom”  (Ps. 111:10).  The Preacher wrote, “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep His commandments: for this is the whole duty of man” (Eccl. 12:13).  An individual is not a...