What Does It Mean To ‘Live By The Sword?’

Recently, I encountered believers who were advocating the use of evil to combat what they believed to be evil.  I tried to offer correction by reminding them that Scripture does not teach us to repay evil for evil: quite the contrary.  Scripture teaches us to combat evil with good.  If one resorts to evil to … Continue reading What Does It Mean To ‘Live By The Sword?’

Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

From one of my other blogs: Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here I do not want to explain myself the way I normally do — not in this post.  I simply do not trust myself to talk right now.  I am too angry and too grieved over what is happening in this … Continue reading Believers Need To Understand There Is No Common Ground Here

The Full Measure Of Christ’s Warning: “Whoever Is Ashamed Of Me…”

I struggle to understand the Lord's Word -- mostly because I want to know how to better serve and obey Him.  So I tremble at warnings such as this: Luke 9:26 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 26 For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when … Continue reading The Full Measure Of Christ’s Warning: “Whoever Is Ashamed Of Me…”

What Did Jesus Mean When He Said: “I Am The Way, The Truth And The Life!”

If you are a believer, this post may be more difficult for you than it will be for those who are still seeking God; or even those who do not believe in God at all.  I say this because many believers may take what I am about to say the wrong way.  Therefore, I pray … Continue reading What Did Jesus Mean When He Said: “I Am The Way, The Truth And The Life!”