Love It or Leave It

It is difficult to keep one’s thinking truly undenominational. Proud, carnal attitudes constantly make their way into spiritual affairs. The sources of jealousy and strife today are the same carnal attitudes that plagued the Corinthian church. (1 Cor. 3:1-5) I think few people have complained more about the mental and spiritual shortcomings of modern churches …

Paul’s Confidence of Heaven

“For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith; in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will …

Gospel or Gimmickry?

“Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires, and will turn away their …

Seeking God

  The Prophet Isaiah wrote, “Seek the LORD while He may be found, Call upon Him while He is near.” (Isaiah 55:6 NKJV) The writer of the New Testament book of Hebrews tells us that “God exists and that he rewards those who seek after him” (Hebrews 11:6 RSV). There are many who say they …

God’s Way

The problem of disinterested people is not new.  It existed in some places even in the first century.  Paul said it existed in Corinth.  “For indeed Jews ask for signs and Greeks search for wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block and to Gentiles foolishness” (I Corinthians 1:22-23). Paul had the …