Timeless truths about God hardening hearts. The context of Romans 9-11 is Paul’s presentation of the Gospel to the church in Rome. He clarifies that God has not broken His covenant with Israel. Our section today brings us to another challenging passage. Does God harden the hearts of people? Paul states that God is just … Continue reading Who hardens the heart?
Timeless truths about principles. Someone said, “Methods are many, principles are few. Methods always change, principles never do.” In our fast paced,changing times, we need to embrace some timeless principles for life. I want to share one with you today. Everything in life flows from a right relationship with God. If my relationship with the … Continue reading Timeless principles for life, 1
Timeless truths on the Law of Liberty. It really is an oxymoron to say “the Law of Liberty.” Because when we think of the law, we don’t think of liberty. We think just the opposite. We think of confinement, restriction. But the Truth of God’s word sets people free from the enslavement to sin. The … Continue reading The Law of Liberty
Timeless truths about obedience. When Moses told Pharaoh that the Lord said, “Let my people go…” Pharaoh asked a great question that is at the root of all obedience: “Who is the Lord that I should obey His voice…?” Exodus 5:2. Our obedience or lack of obedience is rooted in our understanding of God’s identity. … Continue reading Why obey?
Timeless truths on forgiveness and forgetting. Joseph forgave his brothers after they sold him into slavery. Chuck Lynch in his excellent book, I should forgive, But… cites a number of great common excuses for not forgiving. Let’s examine this one: “I should forgive, but I can’t forget.” Unfortunately, some religious person without much knowledge of … Continue reading Forgiving & Forgetting??
Timeless truths from yard debris. I didn’t know! We pruned some trees, shrub, and undergrowth in the back yard then piled it up in the front yard. We must have just missed the city yard debris truck. We called and they said they were running behind. I didn’t know. So, we waited. Today one of … Continue reading Ignorance isn’t bliss!