A commodity has several definitions. The most useful is an interchangeable item that satisfies a want or need in the marketplace. For example, a pound of pure (99.9%) metal has a value. It does not matter where it came from or who made it. The same types of coffee beans, grains, or even computer chips, … Continue reading Why Do Americans Believe That Jesus Is A Commodity?
Anyone who says that God is a big bully is picking and choosing what he reads in the Bible. Read the whole thing, cover to cover, over and over, to see the whole God. Yes, it’s hard work. Yes, you’ll see violence and misery and pain and suffering, but look at what else you’’ll see! … Continue reading There’s Honey in the Rock, My Brother! by Mary C. Findley
People have always loved the approval of others. But to give up part of the truth of God's Word just to win that approval will bring on the judgment of God. Claiming the book of Genesis, at least the first eleven chapters, to be "allegorical" or "mythical" will win the approval of many. But if … Continue reading The Need to Understand Original Sin — post by Michael J. Findley
Not all knowledge is true science. Paul wrote to Timothy in I Timothy 6:20 that he should be on guard against and stay away from those who used "oppositions of science falsely so called. " This is one of the more interesting references in the Bible to false science. He was telling Timothy to stay … Continue reading Christianity, Science and True Knowledge
"The Lord is ... not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." (2 Peter 3:9) "For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23) "There is none righteous, no not one." (Romans 3:10) Since we are all sinners, we need to have our sins atoned … Continue reading What is Salvation?
"Master Which is the greatest commandment in the Law?" Jesus said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On … Continue reading The Greatest Commandment
It's hard to say when people began writing fiction, but it has been used for millennia to communicate truth. Seems strange to say that something that isn't true can teach truth, but good fiction always has done that. Using characters, settings or events that didn't actually happen, writers create a vehicle by which to make … Continue reading Principles of Writing Fiction
"No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon." Matthew 6:23-25 An oft-stated goal of Secular Humanism is to put every citizen in slavery by debt. They conceal this … Continue reading Who Do You Serve?
Psalm 45 is a beautiful passage of Scripture. It describes a king which certainly seems to be the Messiah, Jesus Christ. In verse nine it begins to talk about women, and there are lessons for Christian women and their earthly relationships with men and others in the descriptions found here. First, though, we witness the … Continue reading All Glorious Within