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Failure to Fear the Lord

Job had heard God and had absolutely no answer to God’s queries. None. Job was left realizing how utterly vile he was and had no ground to ask or demand from God any answer to any question. This was Job’s start of true wisdom because he had finally come to a point of understanding what it meant to truly fear God.

Continue Reading April 8, 2021 at 1:26 PM 10 comments

False Teachers and Prophets, Part 9

There are way too many false teachers today; both men and women. While some are calling them out, too often, those voices are being ignored or silenced. This should not be. Reading through 1 and 2 Samuel proves that any nation who ignores God’s rule is destined for destruction, often coming from within. God seems to turn nations over to their own desires (Romans 1), and allows them to fail and fall all because they chose to ignore God and try to play by their own rules.

Continue Reading April 6, 2021 at 11:59 AM 2 comments

He is Risen!

Happy Resurrection Sunday to everyone! In spite of the evil in the world, in spite of the growing darkness, Jesus is alive!

On the third day following His voluntary death, Jesus rose from the grave because death could not keep Him.

Jesus, GodMan was born of a virgin, lived a perfectly sinless life, died for our sin, and rose again.

Continue Reading April 4, 2021 at 9:04 AM 2 comments

As Babylon Takes Shape…

At the Tower of Babel, God did not directly interact with Satan at all or his protégé Nimrod. God instead simply “went down” among the people and confused their languages by introducing many languages at that point. People divided along language differences and finally did what God had long before instructed Noah; to replenish the earth. Up to that point, everyone lived in the area of Shinar where the temple to the people’s gods was being constructed as symbol of defiance and disobedience to God. It is the same spirit that is currently shaping the modern day system of Babylon.

Continue Reading April 1, 2021 at 11:47 AM 2 comments

Satan’s Cloaked Kingdom

If we understand exactly how Satan gained control of many things, we will at the same time become more able to appreciate just how much more God controls. While it is completely true that Satan is a fully defeated foe, in the present, he is given freedom as though he is not at all defeated. This is a crucial difference to understand because it alerts us to the real issue: our need to constantly rely on God, His strength, grace and discernment to do proper battle with our biggest enemy, the battle for people’s souls. We are in the thick of that.

Continue Reading March 30, 2021 at 3:25 PM 7 comments

Discerning the Times: CV-19 News, Satan’s Shoes and Rebounding

When I first read about this, I was surprised and even offended, thinking that the shoe company, Nike, had gone way off the rails in producing a shoe dedicated to Satan himself. It actually turns out that the shoes are not produced by Nike at all. A rapper by the name Lil Nas X (real name is Montero Lamar Hill), along with the art collective, MSCHF, bought 666 pairs of Nike AirMax shoes. They then went to their creative boards and created a shoe they call “Satan Shoes. The shoes are of course, limited to 666, numbered and the soul of each shoe has red ink along with a drop of human blood. Nike fully denies any involvement in the product and it would likely be difficult for their lawyers to issue a cease and desist since what Nax X is doing is no different from buying some Ford Mustangs, souping them up and adding designs to them and then reselling them at a profit.

Continue Reading March 29, 2021 at 1:15 PM 4 comments

False Priests: Hophni and Phinehas

What might have been different had Eli had the backbone train up his sons properly or to remove them from the priesthood when he saw their ongoing sin? This same truth should apply to many within Christendom today, yet not only do they continue their blasphemous teachings, but they are often applauded by the people in the pews. Why is that? Because of a complete dearth of discernment today. Emotional virtue has made its way into Christendom. If it “feelz” good, then it must be good, right? Wrong.

Continue Reading March 25, 2021 at 1:35 PM Leave a comment

Discerning the Times: CV-19, Robots and More!

I want to end this on a solid up note. A man in China suffered from what is known as ankylosing spondylitis, a condition where inflammatory arthritis affects the spine and large joints. Ultimately, this means that a person’s bones are fused together. In this case, the young man’s body folded in half. He spent the last 28 years in a folded position. I realize this is not the “up” part of the story. The actual “up” part is what doctors were able to do for the man after four grueling surgeries that could’ve resulted in the man’s death in each case.

Continue Reading March 24, 2021 at 1:03 PM 13 comments

Lessons From Ruth

However, though the times were spiritually disconsolate, there were blessings for some people who had not cast God off. Because of that overall spiritual void though, it is understandable (yet still wrong), that Naomi (the mother-in-law of Ruth), felt completely abandoned by God after her husband died and then her two grown, married sons also died, leaving her and her two daughters-in-law widows. Naomi believed God’s hand was against her because of the deaths of the men (v 13). Isn’t that like us? When bad things happen, we are often tempted to think God has not only left us, but is punishing us for something. Certainly, He could be chastising us for unconfessed sin. Yet, the more we know about how God works (through Scripture), the more we know that this is not always the case (i.e. Joseph in Genesis).

Continue Reading March 23, 2021 at 1:27 PM 2 comments

Focusing on the Future, Pt 11

At any rate, all I can strongly suggest is that the Bible becomes the main book read each and every day. All throughout the Old Testament, it is very clear that the emphasis was on what God had said to Moses and was later written down by him so that the people could constantly go over His Words with a fine-tooth comb and do what that Word said, and do it from the heart. Unfortunately, as we know, this rarely happened with Israel in the Old Testament and by the time, Jesus arrived on the scene physically, there was even less of it happening. His was an uphill battle from start to finish, but finish He did!

Continue Reading March 21, 2021 at 6:05 PM 2 comments

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