Being an Eternal Optimist toward a RASN is a futile path

2Ti 4:14-15 Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds. (15) Beware of him yourself, for he strongly opposed our message. God's Word is very negative about certain kinds of evil people....

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Let’s Wise Up – We Can’t Fix Evil

Pro 9:6-9 Leave your simple ways, and live, and walk in the way of insight.” (7) Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury. (8) Do not reprove a scoffer, or he...

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Be Careful – Watch, Pray, Do not be Careless

1Pe 4:17-18 For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God? (18) And “If the...

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The Hardness of the Human Heart (from Joel Beeke)

The following words are taken from Joel Beeke's great commentary on The Revelation. At the end of the 9th chapter of the Apocalypse we read these incredible words: Rev 9:20-21 The rest of mankind, who were not killed by these...

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Abuse is not a Matter of “I just don’t know”

1Ki 22:7-8 But Jehoshaphat said, “Is there not here another prophet of the LORD of whom we may inquire?” (8) And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the...

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A Good Description of Real Repentance

1 Peter 2:1-3, So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander. Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation — if indeed you...

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How I Learned About Abuse Victims being Blamed Instead of the Abuser

1Ki 18:17-18  When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, “Is it you, you troubler of Israel?”  (18)  And he answered, “I have not troubled Israel, but you have, and your father's house, because you have abandoned the commandments of...

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