Excluding the Scriptures Leads to Confusion

It’s an easy mistake to make when studying the Bible, focusing on only one verse that addresses a certain topic to the exclusion of other verses that also address that same topic. No single verse in the Bible provides all we need to know about any given subject. For example, consider the question, “What did …

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Error of “Once Saved, Always Saved”

The doctrine of "once saved, always saved" teaches that it is not possible for a child of God to sin in such a way that he will be lost. Many people, who undoubtedly are very sincere and possess a desire to do what is right, find tremendous comfort in this doctrine. This doctrine, however, is …

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I Rearranged My Motel Room

I took a trip recently and stayed in a motel.  Overall, my room was quite nice.  But there were a few things I needed to change.  I had to move the bed a little further away from the wall so I could sleep without being bothered by noise from the traffic.  Of course, this meant …

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Four Tips to a Great New Year!

Ready or not, 2019 has now arrived!  As plans for the new year are laid out and resolutions are made I am reminded of Proverbs 27:1 – “Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.”  It’s true, none of us knows what this year will bring.  But there …

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