Depravity

Scripture “No one is acceptable to God! Not one of them understands or even searches for God. They have all turned away and are worthless. There isn’t one person who does right.” ~Romans 3:10-12, CEV Quote The depravity of man is the most empirically verifiable reality but at the same time, the most intellectually resisted…

Ezra The Scribe

Scripture After all that has happened to us because of our evil deeds and terrible guilt ​— ​though You, our God, have punished us less than our iniquities deserve and have allowed us to survive — should we break Your commands again. ~ Ezra 9:13 (CSB) Quote When life’s burden grow so heavy that you…

A Worm And Not A Man

Scripture But I am a worm and not a man. I am scorned and despised by all! ~Psalm 22:6, NLT Quote When people reject Christ, they act like animals. ~Max Anders That Jesus was willing do die for us is one thing but for Him to die an ignominious death is something else. Jesus did…

Providence

Scripture It is God alone who judges; He decides who will rise and who will fall. ~Psalms 75:7, NLT Quote “Providence is like a curious piece of tapestry made of a thousand shreds, which, single, appear useless, but put together, they represent a beautiful history to the eye.” ~John Flavel Louis Berkhof defined providence as…

Suffering Defeat

Scripture  We do not see our emblems; there is no longer any prophet, and there is no one among us who knows how long. How long, O God, is the foe to scoff? Is the enemy to revile Your name forever?  Quote God’s wounds are better than Satan’s salves. ~John Trapp Few ordeals are more excruciating…

The Price of Disobedience

Scripture Israel, listen to the rules and laws I’m going to teach you. Follow them. Then you will live. You will go in and take over the land…. Don’t add to what I’m commanding you. Don’t subtract from it either. Instead, obey the commands of the LORD your God that I’m giving you. Quote God…

America Repent, Please!

Scripture Your country lies in ruins; your cities are in chaos. Foreigners and strangers take and destroy your land while you watch. Isaiah 1:7, JEV Quote “Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.” ~Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville Isaiah chapter one in context is about Israel but this passage describes America to a tee.…