Not all who profess are

"Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect." Rom 12:2 I want to start this out by saying we do not have the authority to say if a person is saved or not.  We cannot see what is in the heart of another.  However, we have been told to judge the fruits of those who declare themselves to be a part of the Church.  Paul lays this out clearly in his letter to Titus Read more [...]

Genuine Love

"'And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment.  And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.  On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.""  Mat 22:37-40. Love is the foundation of the Christian life.  First of course we are to love God with all we are.  Mar 12:30 says "And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with Read more [...]

Time is not forever

"In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth."  Gen 1:1 As I said in the last post, I want to discuss the nature of time.  The meaning and nature of time cannot be ascertained directly from any empirical evidence, therefore we must look at it's attributes and through examining what we know of time, and what the scriptures tell us, we can determine quite a bit about what time actually is.  Time is part of the creation of all things.   Let's look at the very first verse in the very Read more [...]

And Forget

"For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified. And the Holy Spirit also bears witness to us; for after saying, 'This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, declares the Lord: I will put my laws on their hearts, and write them on their minds,' then he adds, 'I will remember their sins and their lawless deeds no more.'" Heb 10:14-17 Have you ever been wronged by someone?  I am sure you have.  I know I have many times.  And we are Read more [...]