Archive for July, 2011

The Struggle

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

We often say that the Christian life is a struggle. We say that because that is how Scripture presents the Christian life, as a struggle. The struggle is between the Christian’s new nature and his flesh. In Galatians 5:17, Paul speaks of it this way: “For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit […]

Worth Starting Over

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

I was talking this week to someone about baseball, how that each game is a microcosm of the entire season.  A batter can have two strikes on him and it looks like he’s out.  He works though to even the count and then he can even still hit a home-run despite what looked like a […]


Saturday, July 16th, 2011

As you study world history you read the rise and fall of kingdoms and even certain civilizations.  We can observe those various empires and nations and see the obvious signs of their demise.  Every kingdom that has risen has also fallen—pre Noahic flood, ancient Babylon, ancient Egypt, Assyria, Persia, Greece, Rome, Napoleonic France, Hitler’s Germany. […]


Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Let’s think about value. You might have 10,000 dollars, but if the Federal Reserve prints more dollars those dollars will be worth less. There might be 10,000 of them, but they might be worth something like 7,000 dollars. You’ve lost value even if you still have the same amount of money. And then when you […]

The Greatness of a Nation

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Are we a great country? Has the United States been a great country? If the U.S. is great, how did it become great? Some would say we aren’t great, we haven’t been great, and we’re paying now for the sins of our past, those sins being what we did to the American Indian and to […]