Biblical truth standing on its spiritual head to get our eternal attention.

1 Corinthians 11:33 – Don’t Be Late

| November 4, 2009

A priest was being honored at his retirement dinner after 25 years in the parish.  A leading local politician who was also a member of the congregation was chosen to make the presentation and give a little speech at the dinner. He was delayed so the priest decided to say his own few words while they waited.   […]

Hebrews 10:25 – Treat Church Services Like…

| October 13, 2009

   Jesus began parables with…”The kingdom of heaven is like…” to make His teachings plain and understandable.    The parabolic helps us appreciate the immaterial and spiritual because we understand the material and physical.  As one little girl reportedly said, a parable is “an earthly story with a heavenly meaning.”  But since most of us […]

Acts 20:7 – Too Tired To Go To Church

| October 13, 2009

Too tired to come to church?  Too tired to assemble with the saints?  Rationalizing, “If I go to church I’ll just fall asleep anyway…I’m so tired I wouldn’t get anything out of it anyway…”  Have you ever noticed how often our excuses begin or end with…”anyway?”  O.K., maybe those thoughts are true…sometimes.  And even maybe […]

Proverbs 1:2-7 – The Importance of a Godly Education

| October 13, 2009

What is the importance of a Christian education?  As Christians we need a “Christian education.”  As Christian parents we should strive to teach our children what we have learned from our studies.  And as parents we should also emphasize the importance of getting our children to Bible Classes and to church services so that they […]