Tell the Truth

Our culture believes that truth is made not found.  The world’s view of truth is the exact opposite of what scripture teaches in Isaiah 59:14.  In our culture everyone is entitled to his own truth.  To suggest that you might be right about your beliefs and that others might be...

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Greener Grass

Materialism occurs when the physical takes precedence over the spiritual. Materialistic people define themselves by their possessions. Materialism is focusing one’s desire upon gaining more things. The trap is that the more one gets they are never satisfied with what they have. These are people who have more money than...

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If Only

We can be prone to think that our primary problem lies outside of us.  We often identify the things that happen to us and the way that we are treated as the source of our problems.  But Jesus raises the level of the discussion in Mark 7 and lets us...

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No Adultery

God has set a boundary on human sexuality and that boundary is marriage.  Our culture mocks at this as antiquated and puritanical.  Sex is a fire and marriage is the fireplace in which God has decreed it should burn.  When that fire goes beyond the protection of the fireplace it...

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No Murder

Most of us would say that this commandment is not relevant to my life.  Yet we have all committed murder in our hearts (Matthew 5:21-22)!  Jesus declares that anger and slander are equivalent to murder in the sight of God.  Anger is at the root of murder and from God’s perspective...

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