Christianity is not just a White Man’s religion. It is not so now, and it never was such at any point in history.
Our days on earth are like a passing shadow, gone so soon without a trace.
Taken as a whole, the Romans Road is a beautiful and simple way to present the truth of the gospel. Unfortunately, it has always seemed to me that the first two steps seem to get nearly all the time and focus.
But King David replied to Araunah, “No, I insist on buying it for the full price. I will not take what is yours and give it to the Lord. I will not present burnt offerings that have cost me nothing!” (1 Chronicles 21:24) Read: 1 Chronicles 19:1-21:30, Romans 2:25-3:8, Psalm 11:1-7, Proverbs 19:10-12 Relate: I realized yesterday that all three…
There are two phrases I wish I could bury in a deep grave and never hear ever again.
1)“The Bible is the only book I ever need to read.”
2) “God said it. I believe it. That settles it.”
Jesus was accused of being a “friend of sinners.” They called him a glutton and a drunkard because he hung out so often with people everyone else thought of as gluttons and drunkards.
How often are we doing the opposite?
No matter who first thought it up or said it, the fact remains. Two things are hated, feared, and yet guaranteed: death and taxes. This has been a fact of life for as long as humanity has been around.
There is truth in a chic flick. The reason the trope works so well is because it exposes an eternal truth. God has provided a way for me to be with Him.
As crowded as these homes probably already were, I watched over and over again these kind and loving citizens open their homes to those who had been evicted (on pain of death) from theirs. I cannot but help compare the response of the western world that has such a greater capacity and yet continues to keep their doors closed.