The political process is incidental to our Christian lives

On "Super Tuesday" preceding the long build-up to the November Presidential elections, James R. White of Alpha and Omega Ministries wrote a long political opinion piece on his Facebook page. I was struck by the first paragraphs, which I excerpt here. To read the full opinion essay, go to his Facebook page.As my friend Patee Jennings …

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"and the books were opened…"

Even in these casual, pagan, secular days, there are still a few places which engender a gravitas and causes proper behavior to be displayed and proper clothing to be worn: funerals, and court.The somber scene where the anticipation of the gallery, the nerves of the plaintiff and defendant, the busyness of the defense and prosecuting …

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Micah’s question: Who is like God in His judgments?

EPrata photoThe faithful have been swept from the land; not one upright person remains. (Micah 7:2 NIV)Some thoughts on Micah's entreaty regarding the moral breakdown of Isaraelite society, after listening to James Montgomery Boice's exposition of Micah 7.God has stored up His wrath on sinners for His great Day. We know this because it is …

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Shoreham Air Crash, pics and video

News today is of a terrible crash of a plane participating in an air show...that crashed on the highway adjacent to the field, killing commuters.Dramatic video has emerged showing a plane as it crashed during an airshow in southern England. The footage shows the aircraft hitting a road, striking a number of vehicles, as it …

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Preaching wrath-sin-death-judgment as well as salvation-grace-redemption-hope

"Wrath". EPrata photoA third of the Bible is prophecy. There are fulfilled prophecies, prophecies that have been fulfilled and will be again (double prophecies, Pentecost, Acts 2:14-21), and prophecies that are yet to be fulfilled. (Christ's second coming)There are complicated prophecies, (Book of Obadiah, Daniel's prophecies) and simple prophecies. (Messiah will be born of a …

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Beleaguered brethren, relief is on the way

What a blessed relief the rapture is to look forward to!!!In his tremendous sermon delivered last Sunday, July 19, Pastor John MacArthur demonstrated once again the qualities of a superlative shepherd.After Memorial Day he planned to go on vacation as usual. He delivered a sermon to help his flock prepare for events that may occur …

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