Explaining Matthew 24

As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?”      (Matthew 24:3) Matthew 24 is a chapter which tends to be quoted whenever there is…

We Need The Bible!

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.  He is like a tree planted by streams of…

The Great Dragon Was Thrown Down (Revelation 12:9-10)

And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world – he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him. And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and…

Find Grace Like Noah Did

Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation.  Noah walked with God. Genesis 6:9 The worst man has ever been in our history was during the time before God destroyed the world in a global flood.  Scripture says that all of mankind was so depraved that “every intent of the thoughts of his heart…

Technology: Proof of the Providence of God

New technology is not good or evil in and of itself.  It’s all about how people choose to use it. David Wong Preaching is my chosen profession and that of my father’s.  Many of my youthful memories consist of walking into my father’s office at the church building and sitting on his sofa reading Bible…

What The Bible Says About Pastors and Bishops

This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work. 1 Timothy 3:1 If we picture a bishop, chances are we’re thinking of a Catholic member of the clergy dressed in long, white robes who wears that large hat.  If we talk about a pastor, we…

Take Heed That You Do Not Fall

Therefore let anyone who thinks that he stands take heed lest he fall. 1 Corinthians 10:12 In 1 Corinthians 10:1-11, Paul reminded the church at Corinth about the sins of the Old Testament Israelites that followed Moses through the wilderness.  He urged them to not make the same mistakes they did, summing it up with…

Do You Believe Genesis Really Happened?

For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. Matthew 24:37 It’s becoming more and more popular in religious circles to consider the book of Genesis as fictional.  This is probably due to how the Genesis account of the creation of Adam and Eve contradicts the “proven…

Why Do We Get Angry?

The Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen?” Genesis 4:6 Why do we get angry? It’s a question worth considering.  After all, the Bible says that “a man of quick temper acts foolishly” (Proverbs 14:17), and, “Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges…

Can Two Walk Together Without Agreement? (Amos 3:3)

“Can two walk together, except they be agreed?” Amos 3:3 The context of this passage shows the prophet Amos declaring God’s right to judge Israel (3:1).  God proved His right to judge them by reminding them of His love for them and how He had proved that love by delivering them from Egyptian bondage (3:2). …