Sin

Guilty

The sun shines bright but the day is cold. Bitter cold has invaded the country and people go about their business bundled in heavy coats, hats, scarves, and boots. The snow is deep and pure white as the sun reflects… Read More ›

The Ransom

With a quick kiss on the cheek the husband leaves for work. The kids have stepped onto the school bus and the breakfast dishes are tucked into the dishwasher. With a sigh she pours herself a cup of coffee and… Read More ›

Prodigals

Luke 15 speaks of God’s forgiveness and unconditional love in three different parables. The story of the prodigal son is as applicable today as when Jesus first spoke it to the scribes and Pharisees complaining about the company He kept…. Read More ›

Pride is Insidious

 Billy Graham was once asked, “What is the definition of sin?” He gave the following answer: “A sin is any thought or action that falls short of God’s will. God is perfect, and anything we do that falls short of… Read More ›

The Forgotten Word

taken from a message given by Adrian Rogers The word repentance has been neglected in many of today’s churches. But while it may have dropped out of some pulpits, it has not dropped out of the Word of God. In… Read More ›

Sin & Repentance

God hates sin because it is contrary to His very nature. Sin is to God as black is to white and darkness is to light. Sinfulness is direct opposition to the purity and righteousness of a perfect God. Our heavenly… Read More ›

All Have Sinned

“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” – Romans 3:23 You may be a “righteous” sinner, a “moral” sinner, a “church member” sinner, a “fine up-standing” sinner, or an “educated” sinner; but you are a… Read More ›

Confessing Your Faults

“Confessyour faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed…” – James 5:16 Most of us are not very good at confessing our faults. We’re pretty good at criticizing our friends, and we’re very good at… Read More ›

Cursed

“And unto Adam He said…cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life.” – Genesis 3:17 The crown of thorns Jesus wore—what does it speak of? It symbolizes the… Read More ›

A Crack in the Armor

“Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.” – Proverbs 4:23 The Bible warns, “keep your heart with all diligence.” You must have the breastplate of righteousness covering your heart. We’re told not… Read More ›