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?’

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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!”

What Does It Mean To Say, ‘Jesus Is The Word?’

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.  Therefore, I pray that those believers who happen upon this post will read it in its entirety and give my … Continue reading What Does It Mean To Say, ‘Jesus Is The Word?’