The nations are sunk in the pit they have made In the snare they set, their foot is caught. But the Lord is enthroned forever; He has set up his throne for judgment He judges the world with justice He governs the peoples with equity. Psalm 9 Jesus was accused of being under Satan's power [...]
The Amityville House: A view of the home of Ronald DeFeo Sr.,the car salesman, his wife, two daughters and two sons who were found shot to death in 1974.
Persistence in Prayer Jesus teaches a life lesson on friendship and prayer. If you have a friend and need something that you cannot obtain yourself you would ask your friend to help you. But what if your friend finds excuses not to help you? What do you do? Jesus said that in most cases we [...]
Chesterton also quipped, "Those knocking on the door of a brothel, are seeking God." Malachi 3 speaks about a generation of practical atheists who expect a house with no lights and a door bell unplugged. But one day God's house lights will shine brightly. Mankind never stops knocking. We are wired to knock. When God [...]
It is the only sermon I have memorized. No, it’s not Jonathan Edward’s, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” It was Jonah 3:4 “Forty days and Nineveh will be overthrown.” Jonah preaches and Nineveh repents. About hundred years later, God sends another prophet to Nineveh. This time, it is Nahum. Instead of repenting, [...]
Will God Relent and Change a Situation The king of Nineveh repented for the nation. He made a decree and concluded with "who knows, God may relent and forgive." We know that God saw their actions and did stop the judgement against their evil ways that he had planned. Martha faced a different dilemma as [...]
When Jonah comes to town, the Ninevites were so lost, God refers to them as "not knowing the difference between their left hand and their right hand" (Jonah 4). When Jesus comes to Bethany, Martha serves when she should have sat like Mary in Jesus presence. What is the moral of these two stories? Regardless [...]
Jesus was always showing mercy. He would show mercy to the crowds of people who followed him as in the case of feeding the 5,000 people with a boy's lunch of bread and fish. Jesus was also merciful to the individual who sought him, as in the case of the woman with the issue of [...]