Pride: The Oldest Sin

Pride: The Oldest Sin

One man in scripture stands out who was self-righteous to the point of self-destruction: King Saul. Pride deceives us into thinking we can live life on our own. The farther King Saul removed himself from God, the more independent he became.    You hypocrite, first...
The Cursed Fig Tree

The Cursed Fig Tree

Are you producing fruit? On the following day, when they came from Bethany, he was hungry. And seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to see if he could find anything on it. When he came to it, he found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for...
The Good Ole Days

The Good Ole Days

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. – Philippians 1:6 (ESV)   Daily living life can be much like driving a car. We can either look in the rearview mirror or through the windshield....
Angry With God?

Angry With God?

God, why are you allowing this to happen to me? Have you ever been angry with God? Both believers and unbelievers alike wrestle with this when tragedy strikes. But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to...
The Serpent In Paradise 4

The Serpent In Paradise 4

Lies of Witchcraft When you come into the land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not learn to follow the abominable practices of those nations. There shall not be found among you anyone who burns his son or his daughter as an offering, anyone...
The Serpent In Paradise 3

The Serpent In Paradise 3

The Gambler And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” – Matthew...