Standing for Truth and Defending Your Freedom
Standing for Truth and Defending Your Freedom
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June 13 And He said to them, "I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer." — Luke 22:15

In Remembrance of Me

The Lord's Table is a memorial, but obviously it is also a supper, as it is a sacrament. It is a meal unlike any that has ever been celebrated before. How wonderful it is that we can eat with Him. Even as John laid his head upon the bosom of Christ, so we can eat with the Lord Jesus Christ. The Great Pyramid was built to honor a man to his everlasting remembrance—can you remember his name? It was the mighty Khufu. The Taj Mahal is... More
June 12 It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God." — Luke 4:4

The Transforming Power of Scripture

The Bible is the greatest book in the world. In the midst of the many marvelous texts that make up the Scriptures, there are some verses that are often overlooked and seldom quoted compared to other well-known verses. These verses lie nestled away like timid little flowers. However, these timid little flowers give off a marvelous fragrance—a fragrance that, if inhaled deeply, can utterly transform your life. Sometimes I like to pick... More
June 11 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the honor of kings is to search out a matter. — Proverbs 25:2

Is Christianity Unscientific?

Sometimes we hear the accusation that Christianity is unscientific. What people who make such claims don't realize is that science got its birth during the Christian era. All of the early modern scientists were Christians who believed that they were, in the words of astronomer Johannes Kepler, "thinking God's thoughts after Him." They believed that a rational God had made a rational universe, and it was the role of science to discover the... More
June 10 Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be moved, let us be gracious, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. For our God is a consuming fire. — Hebrews 12:28-29

No Fear of God in Their Eyes

Some years ago, I was on the Merv Griffin Show talking about prayer in schools. Merv asked, "What good is a couple of minutes of prayer going to do, anyway? What difference does it make?" It makes a great deal of difference whether one believes in God, and when one prays, or a class of students prays, one thing they are saying is that there is a higher authority than the state. Does that really make any difference? There have been many,... More
June 9 Continue in prayer, and be watchful with thanksgiving … — Colossians 4:2

The Fly in the Ointment

Sir Noel Paton was an outstanding artist. His paintings always have one unusual feature: There are beautiful flowers and gorgeous birds, knights and ladies, gossamer-winged fairies, and children of seraphic beauty. However, always, somewhere down in the corner of the painting, or at the feet of these beautiful characters, is a form that is uncouth, repulsive, and repugnant, a loathsome creature such as a toad or a lizard or a slimy snail to... More
June 8 If you refrain to deliver those who are drawn unto death, and those who are ready to be slain; — Proverbs 24:11

“I Don’t Want to Get Involved”

In March 1964 a young New Yorker named Kitty Genovese came home from work, put her key into the lock on the front door of the apartment building she lived in. Suddenly a man grabbed her from behind and when she screamed, he cut her with a knife. She screamed louder and said, "Help, I'm dying. Help me. Somebody help me. This man is killing me." Windows went up all over the huge building. People looked down at her as she screamed for help.... More
June 7 … And you shall be My witnesses … — Acts 1:8

"Voiceless Christianity"?

Some professing Christians are members of the club called "Voiceless Christianity." They say, "I can't witness with my mouth. I just witness by my life." Dear friend, if you witness by your life, you only witness to yourself. Christ told us that we are to point beyond ourselves, unto Him and to His Cross, and that requires the use of our mouths. Many claim that words don't accomplish anything; it is the life that we live that gives a... More