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May 31, 2020

Originally Presented: August 17th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:14-21

This passage in Romans goes against our natural (and sinful) response to people who wrong us.  Our knee-jerk reaction to people who slander us or harm us in some way is to retaliate.  Children retaliate by hitting the offender.  In most...

May 31, 2020

Scripture Reading: Ecclesiastes 4:1-12

Ecclesiastes 4 is partly about the struggle between people. We must not forget that Solomon's father was David and, for all his achievements, there had been much strife in David's life and family. Solomon had seen the tragic results of pride and ambition and how they not only...

May 24, 2020

Originally Presented: August 10th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:9-15

The subject of Romans 12:13 is money, or more specifically, a sharing of what we have with other Christians who have material needs.  This verse is not talking about visiting someone in the hospital to soothe an emotional need, nor is this talking...

May 24, 2020

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 given, the Bible does give...

May 17, 2020

Originally Presented: July 27th, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 12:12

There are several references in the gospels to the fact that Jesus spent time in prayer.  Luke 5:16 indicates that as a regular course of action Jesus slipped away from the crowds, which always seemed to be around, to pray.

The account of the feeding...