Obedience is Better than Sacrifice

What is more pleasing to a parent, a child who continually rebels and then apologizes, or one that is obedient? Children have to be taught what is expected of them, and they will often challenge instruction, causing the need for correction. As a parent, it is pleasing to see a child learn what is expectedContinue reading “Obedience is Better than Sacrifice”

Feed the Hungry, Clothe the Naked, Hear, Listen and Do

How well do we take care of the people around us? Many I know personally are very generous, but I have run into a person or two who believe the responsibility for taking care of people’s needs belongs to someone else. My favorite dialogue is in the movie A Christmas Carol , and it goesContinue reading “Feed the Hungry, Clothe the Naked, Hear, Listen and Do”

False Witnesses in the Garden

Throughout the ages society has been plagued by people that are willing to provide a false testimony. More severe than telling a lie, these people stand up and swear something exists that does not, something happened that did not, or something is happening that really is not. “Deuteronomy 17:6: At the mouth of two witnesses,Continue reading “False Witnesses in the Garden”

Information from Ezra We Stopped Reading, and Hope in the Resurrection of the Dead

The book of Revelation in the Bible is often neglected in Christianity due to its supposed difficulty and plain weirdness. Also, many people have made a lot of money trying to explain the visions John had and wrote down in the book. People often try to set dates for events, that are always wrong, whichContinue reading “Information from Ezra We Stopped Reading, and Hope in the Resurrection of the Dead”

Lost Identity and the New Covenant

What is the new covenant and who is it with? If you are a Christian or were raised attending Sunday school, you have likely heard of the new covenant. Many times, terms are mentioned that were taught about years ago, and now, it is just assumed everyone knows what they mean, when in fact, manyContinue reading “Lost Identity and the New Covenant”