One of my favorite Bible stories is that of Zachaeus from Luke 19:1-10. “Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. He wanted to see… Read More ›
What’s important for Christians to remember is that those seemingly appealing, desirable, and rewarding things are temporary, they only satisfy the flesh, they are often from the devil himself, and they can lead to death.
The conscience of man is deceitful above all things.
Unsearchable by others, corrupt, abominably wicked.
A naked tree, a sorry shrub, the product of barren ground.
Two things happen when we sin: one to God and one to ourselves.
When we sin, God is offended because it is His Law that we are breaking.
Also, when we sin, we also die. We don’t die right there on the spot, but we do make it a certainty that we will face a death that is far more severe.
Sin, even the slightest, kills us (Rom. 6:23)…
I suppose I have an almost invincible disinclination to believe the whole resurrection story . . . because it seems to me so wildly inconsistent with everything else that happens in the universe.
To be a Christian does not guarantee a perfect life. In fact, in our country Christians seem to be in the minority and have to defend their faith on a daily basis. We used to be considered a Christian nation and many of our… Read More ›