Pornography & The Church

“I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart” (Matthew 5:28).  Aren’t daily devotions like this…

Does Marriage Mean Anything?

“Let marriage be held in honor among all” (Hebrews 13:4). During a recent conversation I was challenged by the statement, “Marriage doesn’t mean anything. It’s a piece of paper. It…

The Idols Of Ehud

The story of Ehud the Judge in Judges 3 is framed by two statements about his mission to free Israel from King Eglon of Moab. The first is the statement,…

Saving Yourself

“Son of man, when a land sins against me…even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver but their own lives by their righteousness”…

Sin: Relational Or Judicial?

“Now therefore the sword shall never depart from your house, because you have despised me and have taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your wife” (II Samuel…

Why Be Moral? Be More!

Can a person who is an atheist or from another religion live a moral life? Yes. Yes they can. But the Bible wants from us something much more than a…

What Does God Expect From Us?

“He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your…

The Bible Isn’t A Myth

“The word [of God] is very near you. It is in your mouth and in your heart, so that you can do it.” (Deuteronomy 30:14). How do you know that…

Being What You Do

“God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens…

What Is God’s Will: Part II

There are five things the Bible says are God’s will for every Christian. All of these are Preceptive, meaning that we must bring ourselves into agreement with God about them.…