Tag Archives: morality

Denial of God; January 13, 2020


Genesis 8:22 “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Primitive peoples had very little understanding of the physical universe. Their cosmology certainly didn’t have the earth … Continue reading

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The Foundation; June 23, 2019


Exodus 20:20 Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.” The 10 Commandments are rightly spoken of as … Continue reading

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Pride; March 17, 2019


Acts 17:24-25 “The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. And he is not served by human hands, as if he … Continue reading

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Prepare to Meet Your God; April 9, 2018


Amos 4:12 “Prepare to meet your God.” Going to college in East Tennessee I remember seeing this message on billboards and simply painted on cliff faces. Given the reality of some of those mountain roads, they sometimes came across as … Continue reading

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Stewardship; January 17, 2018


Isaiah 23:18 Yet her profit and her earnings will be set apart for the Lord; they will not be stored up or hoarded. Her profits will go to those who live before the Lord, for abundant food and fine clothes. … Continue reading

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October 2, 2016


Matthew 24:12-13 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Of all the “signs” listed in this chapter, this is the one that rings … Continue reading

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February 1, 2015


Isaiah 2:17-18 The arrogance of man will be brought low and the pride of men humbled; the Lord alone will be exalted in that day, and the idols will totally disappear. Verse seven of this chapter speaks of material wealth, … Continue reading

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September 28, 2014


Romans 1:32 Although they know God’s righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them. In a way, Romans 1 is comforting, … Continue reading

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September 16, 2014


Luke 14:11 “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” Sometimes Jesus’ teaching just seems like common sense, but that just shows how uncommon common sense is! It also explains why you … Continue reading

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June 14, 2014


Proverbs 14:2 He whose walk is upright fears the Lord, but he whose ways are devious despises him. “Upright” and “devious” are accurate enough translations, but the contrast is a little clearer in the more literal Japanese translation: “He who … Continue reading

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