August 8 – Conscience (Un)clear

My conscience is clear, but that doesn’t prove I’m right. It is the Lord himself who will examine me and decide. (1 Corinthians 4:4) Read: Ezra 7:1-8:20, 1 Corinthians 4:1-21, Psalm 30:1-12, Proverbs 20:28-30  Relate: There are a few different common phrases that can show how messed up and off base our modern Western society is. “Follow…

The Temple – Presence

Solomon’s Temple served as a focus point in three ways. It was a place where God’s presence came down. It was a place where our praises went up. It was also the place where God’s promise was made. (pt1)

The Rapture

Harold Camping was wrong. Twice. No, three times. Maybe he is up to four, I don’t know. He changes the end times date more than the Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Mayans didn’t predict the end. Apocalyptic prophecies have come and gone and will continue to do so until, suddenly, He does come.

Arise

Our time here on earth is not everything. What we do here is only the prequel. It is less than the opening line in the amazing, wonderful, adventure filled story that is our life.

Judgy, Judgy Church…

Don’t speak evil against each other, dear brothers and sisters. If you criticize and judge each other, then you are criticizing and judging God’s law. But your job is to obey the law, not to judge whether it applies to you. God alone, who gave the law, is the Judge. He alone has the power to…