The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth so Help me God

You may be familiar with the title of this post; it is part of the statement a person makes before a court of law in the United States before they testify (although it can be modified to leave God out in certain instances/places). When we testify we are under an obligation to faithfully represent that … Continue reading The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth so Help me God

We Must Persevere in Seeking the Lord

The Lord looks favorably on those who approach him with earnestness and won't take no for an answer (with the caveat that what they are seeking is in keeping with his will).  He uses the example of the persistent widow and the apathetic judge to demonstrate how we as Christians should be persistent in our … Continue reading We Must Persevere in Seeking the Lord

Minding Our Spiritual Atmosphere

As Christians we should be aware that there are certain spiritual realities that may affect the efficacy of our works. One of these is unbelief, and I do not mean our own but that of others. The unbelief of others hampers our spiritual gifts. Even the Lord Jesus Christ was subject to this spiritual reality. … Continue reading Minding Our Spiritual Atmosphere