Category Archives: Commentary

Elephant in the Room

3 Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the … Continue reading

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These Are the Days—Luke 17:22-37

Jesus’ teaching in Luke 17:22-37 pertains to his Second Coming and shouldn’t be avoided or thought to fall into some category of things “panning out” in the end, but carefully studied. Matthew talks about his glorious return in Matthew 24:29-31. … Continue reading

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Don’t Want to Go There

14 What shall we say then? There is no injustice with God, is there? May it never be!15 For He says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I … Continue reading

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Critical Human Race Theory

My brother tells the story of a young woman in a Bible study in his church. The book was Genesis and the teacher led off by reading Genesis 1:1. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The … Continue reading

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Following the Playbook

Micah 2:1-2 is the playbook of evil doers, of diabolic administrations time immemorial. If leaders head down this path, they are obviously evil. It will be plainly evident in their leadership and legislation. Here a spokesman of God (Micah) calls … Continue reading

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Lowest Common Denominator

17 And He said to him, “Why are you asking Me about what is good? There is only One who is good; but if you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.” 18 Then he said to Him, “Which … Continue reading

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Vain Worship

‘This people honors Me with their lips, but their heart is far away from Me. ‘But in vain do they worship Me, teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’ ” Matthew 15:8–9 (NAS) A church that teaches doctrines that accommodate man’s … Continue reading

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

And He did not do many miracles there because of their unbelief. Matthew 13:58 (NAS) They say, “familiarity breeds contempt.” Here was the son of the town’s carpenter, who spent his time building plows and yokes, perhaps furniture, teaching in … Continue reading

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Trigger Fingers

36 “But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment. 37 “For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be … Continue reading

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Less Martha, More Mary

“But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire compassion, and not sacrifice,’ for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Matthew 9:13 The pastor said this Sunday, “it’s not so much about doing, but being.” It … Continue reading

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