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Mar 29, 2020

Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 2:1-11

If there was ever a Bible passage tailor-made for 21st century America, it is Ecclesiastes 2:1-11.  Our culture is decidedly hedonistic because we are so bent (one might say 'hell-bent') on pleasure.  In this passage Solomon relates how he sought pleasure in his search for meaning...


Mar 22, 2020

Originally Presented: June 15th, 2020

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-2

These verses in Romans are something of an introduction to the section of the book which contains practical implications drawn from the glorious realities of the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Since Christians have experienced the soul-changing power of...


Mar 22, 2020

Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 1:1-11

Ecclesiastes, although anonymous, was certainly written by Solomon, "son of David, king in Jerusalem" (Ecc 1:1).  It presents a unique look at life "under the sun" from the standpoint of a diligent inquirer who contemplates meaning and order.

One conclusion that is repeated many...


Mar 15, 2020

Originally Presented: June 8th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-2

Romans 12:1 marks a significant change in the subject matter of the book.  In the first eleven chapters, the focus is on the glories of God in the gospel of Christ and wonder of His salvation.  It is a magnificent description of the work of our Lord...


Mar 15, 2020

God and the Coronavirus

Profound questions naturally arise in the face of events like the global spread of the coronavirus.  Why does God allow such a disease and why doesn't He stop it, since He is omnipotent?  Could He … would He … have designed such an event?  Though answers to every question certainly cannot be...