When the Wicked are Comfy in Church….What Does that Tell us?

But in the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a horrible thing: they commit adultery and walk in lies; they strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that no one turns from his evil; all of them have become like Sodom...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil (Part 8)

2 Timothy 3:5 ESV  having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people. "Well, you know, those two couples have been fighting with one another for years. This is nothing new." Almost three decades ago when I...

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Let’s Think Some More about the Popular “Christian”

Isaiah 53:3 ESV  He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief; and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not. I would like to ask...

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What Does Christ’s Truth Look Like?

And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual. The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are...

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Words of Wisdom from David Wells: Losing Our Virtue

The following is taken from the introduction to David F. Wells book Losing Our Virtue: Why the Church Must Recover its Moral Vision [Eerdmans, 1998].  Wells is also the author of No Place for Truth and God in the Wasteland. I...

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Be Wise About this thing called “A Call to Ministry”

1Ti 1:5-7  The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.  (6)  Certain persons, by swerving from these, have wandered away into vain discussion,  (7)  desiring to be...

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Who is Really on the Lord’s Side?

1Jn 2:9-10  Whoever says he is in the light and hates his brother is still in darkness.  (10)  Whoever loves his brother abides in the light, and in him there is no cause for stumbling. There are many statements of...

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