Contributed on Feb 8, 2002
A warning for the church to stop changing its doctrine to accommodate sin in the name of "tolerance." A call for Christians to forsake the ways of the world.
TRUTH. DOES IT EVEN EXIST ANYMORE TODAY? IN OUR WORLD THAT IS SWIRLING IN AN EDDY OF "TOLERANCE" IT SEEMS THAT YOU CAN BELIEVE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO, SO LONG AS YOU DO NOT CLAIM IT TO BE THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH. IN FACT, YOU CAN EVEN PRACTICE YOUR BELIEFS SO LONG AS YOU DO NOT GO AROUND CLAIMING THAT ...read more
Contributed on Feb 14, 2002
So that we do not become spiritually drowsy, we learn to take inventory of our spiritual lives through remembrance, obedience, and repentance.
THERE IS NOTHING WORSE THAN DEAD ORTHODOXY AND DEAD TRADITIONALISM IN A DEAD CHURCH. A DEAD CHURCH WHERE NOBODY JOINS, GETS SAVED OR FEELS COMPELLED TO PUT FORTH ANY EFFORT INTO THE CHURCH’S MINISTRIES. NO WONDER THE LORD CAME UPON SARDIS AND TOLD THEM TO "WAKE UP!" SARDIS WAS A CHURCH THAT WAS ...read more
Contributed on Feb 22, 2002
Encouragement to walk through every "open door" of opportunity that God gives us for ministry.
WHEN WE ARE FACED WITH NEW AND EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND WE TELL OURSELVES "I CAN NEVER CHANGE, THAT’S NOT MY STYLE" OR SAY "THAT WILL NEVER HAPPEN," WE PRESUME TOO MUCH AND BELIEVE TOO LITTLE. IN JESUS CHRIST, GOD RENDERS ALL OF OUR FINAL CONCLUSIONS PREMATURE AND ALL OF OUR TALK ...read more
Contributed on Feb 28, 2002
Encouraging the Church not to slam her doors in the face of Christ with complacency and spiritual blindness.
HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A STRAIGHT RIVER? CANALS ARE STRAIGHT, BUT ALL RIVERS SEEM TO BE CROOKED. WE WOULD CALL THIS "MEANDERING." WHY ARE RIVERS CROOKED? THEY ARE CROOKED BECAUSE THE NATURAL TENDENCY OF A RIVER IS TO TAKE THE EASIEST WAY AROUND ANY OBSTACLE. SO RIVERS ARE ALWAYS CROOKED, AND THEY ...read more