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The shootings in Newtown are a painful scar…
Was God being inconsistent when he saved Rahab the harlot? Atheists point out a seeming contradiction involving Rahab’s lie to her Jericho friends, by saying that God was inconsistent for preserving Rahab because of her sin.
As Paul concluded his letter to Titus, he urged him to remember something very important: “This is a faithful saying, and these things I want you to affirm constantly, that those who have believed in God should be careful to maintain good works.”
Recently, after having dinner with friends, the waitress asked if there was anything else she could do for us. There wasn’t, but one of the people in our group surprised us all when he asked if there was anything we could do for he
“Now Saul spoke to Jonathan his son and to all his servants, that they should kill David; but Jonathan, Saul’s son, delighted greatly in David. So Jonathan told David, saying, ‘My father Saul seeks to kill you. Therefore please be on your guard until morning, and stay in a secret place and hide’”
What do you envision when you think of “meditation”? Someone sitting in the lotus position with their eyes closed, softly humming “Ohm” repeatedly as they think of nothing? That’s what has been taught by some as they urge their disciples to “transcend” this world.
The conversation took place many years ago, but I remember it vividly. A well-known preacher was in town to conduct a gospel meeting. As I gave him a tour of some of the sights of our area one morning, I was surprised at how he confided in me.
Joseph was looking at a key that could unlock his prison cell and set him free. Not a literal key, but a person who would be in a position to win Joseph’s freedom. But would this person remember Joseph?
The days of 38-cents-per-gallon gas are long gone. Customers at a San Antonio convenience store found Tuesday, however, that the good old days had returned. It was too good to be true, and that may explain why no one told store manager Jim Duke about the price on his premium gasoline.