Proverbs 1:1-7 – August 1, 2017

Proverbs 1:1-7 – August 1, 2017

Proverbs 1.7 says the “fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.” Let’s begin the month of August by looking into the book of Proverbs to see all of the wonderful things God stored for us there. The Introductory Verses The first six verses of...
Proverbs 31.3 – Leadership and Purity

Proverbs 31.3 – Leadership and Purity

Politics and Purity Every day, as I read through the Bible, I’m amazed by what doesn’t change. People have always been people, and we will forever continue to make the same mistakes. Proverbs 31 contains advice from a mother to her son, who happens to be a...
What If I Didn’t Wait for Marriage?

What If I Didn’t Wait for Marriage?

In a previous post, we talked about marriage as God’s way to avoid sexual temptation. The Bible is very straightforward about calling premarital sex, or fornication, a sin. It’s wrong, and we shouldn’t do it. But what if we’ve already committed...
Freedom in Christ

Freedom in Christ

Not Secular Freedom I can remember the first time the Fourth of July fell on a Sunday after my conversion to Christianity. We were visiting family in Indiana, and we attended services at a small congregation in the countryside. The church didn’t have a...
Seek to Forgive

Seek to Forgive

Look to Forgive, Not to Judge It’s no secret that the world deserves God’s judgment (Romans. 3.9). However, we must be those who seek to forgive. There isn’t a single adult person, culture, nation or group of people who claim righteous before God. Everyone who sinned...