The dreadful reality of the apostate Church

One of my most fervent prayers is that your church is not filled with comfortable unbelievers. Why? I dread this day:Artist: Boris Sajtinac"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.  On that day many will …

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What does it mean to "Walk with God"?

Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him. (Genesis 5:24).Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God. (Genesis 6:9)And they were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and statutes of the Lord. (Zechariah and Elizabeth, Luke 1:6)I …

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Movie Review: Raising Izzie

I watched a movie last night that readers might enjoy as a family. (Not the younger kids). It is called "Raising Izzie"It is about two orphaned girls aged 14 and 10, who are struggling to live on their own in an apartment their dying mother set up for them. It was only a matter of …

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What are the effects of final apostasy? The case of Judas, John Child, and Francis Spira part 2

Apostate church by Boris SajtinacIn part 1 of "What are the effects of final apostasy? The case of Judas, John Child, and Francis Spira" I looked at the biblical effects of apostasy on aperson in three famous cases. I'd reviewed the case of Judas and of John Child. Francesco Spiera AKA Francis Spira's is a …

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What are the effects of final apostasy? The case of Judas, John Child, and Francis Spira part 1

Part 2 hereThe nature of apostasy is tremendously fascinating to me. There is the quick apostasy, like Billy Graham's partner and friend, Charles Templeton, and the slowly emerging apostasy like Billy Graham's. There is the open apostasy like Demas', and the secret apostasy like Judas'.Apostasy is a falling away from or an open rejection of …

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What is slipping away? What is creeping in?

In 2 Kings 22, King Josiah of Judah 's temple workmen found the Book of the Law abandoned and dusty in a temple wardrobe. Judah's apostasy had gone on so long, the people had not only abandoned the practices of the Law but had forgotten there was a Law, a real one, on paper.Josiah instituted …

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