The Narrow Way

13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: 14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. – Matthew 7:13-14 There areContinue reading “The Narrow Way”

A Look at Postmodernism and How to Fight It

What is postmodernism? If you’re like I was before today, you might not be able to answer that question outright. Or, maybe you can. I’m falling way behind here, I know. Whether you can or cannot, we all recognize the ideas contained within postmodernism because they heavily influence our culture today. I have experienced itContinue reading “A Look at Postmodernism and How to Fight It”

Considering Proverbs 11:24

There is that scatterth, and yet increaseth: and there is that whitholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The more we give, the greater the increase. The more we withhold for ourselves, the greater the poverty. It might seem like keeping good things to ourselves will make us rich because giving awayContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:24”

It’s Hard to Not Let Them Consume You.

It’s hard to live among the godless. It’s hard to accept that such a person exists. There are people who really do not care about anyone or anything unless it benefits them in some way. There really are people who do not truly value others or themselves. They have no real understanding of consequences orContinue reading “It’s Hard to Not Let Them Consume You.”

Do to Others as You Would Have Them Do to You

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets. – Matthew 7:12 Treat others the way you’d want to be treated. The “golden rule” came from Jesus first, and this is a good rule to live by. AlthoughContinue reading “Do to Others as You Would Have Them Do to You”

5 Choices That I Hope My Adult Sons Will Make

Life can be hard. It can be especially hard when we don’t have proper guidance as children and young adults. We make foolish choices, often in youth, that negatively impact our entire lives. My sons have dealt with some blow-back from the foolish choices I have made. We do alright, but some things are justContinue reading “5 Choices That I Hope My Adult Sons Will Make”

Considering Proverbs 11:22

As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. An article of golden jewelry is beautiful until it is placed in the snout of a pig. It is the same with a beautiful woman who lacks sound judgment. This is an interesting proverb. I wonder ifContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 11:22”

These Things Saith He – Overcoming Sardis

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead. 2 Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for IContinue reading “These Things Saith He – Overcoming Sardis”

Overcoming Evil with Good (Part 4) How is this Preparation?

What does overcoming evil with good have to do with preparing for the end times? Let’s recap what we have discussed in the previous articles within this series. In Overcoming Evil with Good (Part 1) What is Evil? we discussed: • The definition of evil.• The importance of separating the evil idea or sin from theContinue reading “Overcoming Evil with Good (Part 4) How is this Preparation?”