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Totally Depraved

Totally Depraved

The sin nature that we inherited from Adam is many times referred to in the Bible as the “flesh”.
This fleshly nature- sometimes also translated “Carnal nature” is at the core of our being and is the root of our personal alienation from God. This sin nature permeates our being and effects all our thoughts and actions. View full article »

Real Men

Real men treat women with honor.

Sadly, our culture doesn’t always model this. We live in a society that cries for the equality of women and yet one that routinely exploits and demeans women by making them objects of desire rather than cherished persons. It is precisely in this regard that the church must set the proper example and model for the culture exactly what it means to fulfill the Biblical command for men to honor women. View full article »

Bad Days

Bad Days

They were bad days in Germany. The Fuhrer had just assumed power, the Reichstag had been burned, and personal liberties were being absorbed by the state, and to make matters worse- the liberal German church had become complicit in the undertaking. For that time the Lord raised up some pivotal men in His “remnant” who took a stand and View full article »

Modern Day Motherhood

Modern Motherhood

In a Sermon in the mid 1900’s, Peter Marshall encapsulates many of the challenges of being a mother. The sermon was entitled “Keepers of the Springs” and was preached to his Presbyterian church in Washington D. C. Peter Marshall was also an influential chaplain of the U.S. Senate. Here is a brief but powerful excerpt from that sermon: View full article »

The Resting Place

The Resting Place

“I will sing of the mercies of the LORD forever; with my mouth I will make known your faithfulness to all generations. For I have said, “Mercy shall be built up forever; Your faithfulness you shall establish in the very Heavens.”
~ Psalm 89:1, 2 View full article »

Waiting on the Lord

“The crooked places shall be made straight and the rough places smooth.” Isaiah 40:4b

It never ceases to amaze me how God leads and sustains even in tough times. Our stay in Arizona has been rough but God has smoothed out many of the long stretches. The Mayo has been a blessing to work with and I can see why they have such a great View full article »

Christ in the Passover

“For Indeed, Christ our Passover was sacrificed for us.”
I Cor. 5:7b

The Old Testament Feast of Passover commemorated Jehovah God’s deliverance of His people from the oppression of Egyptian slavery. For the Jewish people, the month that Passover falls in is the beginning of the year.  View full article »