Sunday Sermon: Intercessory prayer

Welcome back to the "Sunday Sermon" series, a former regular feature here, yet another that was allowed to drift by the wayside. Previously, the series was the one time each week where I was sure to post something of a spiritual nature.Beginning with today's post on "intercessory prayer", these weekly featured posts will become more … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: Intercessory prayer

The Substance and Evidence That is True Faith

What is faith? A direct answer has been provided for us in the 11th chapter of the book of Hebrews. This one book of the Bible provides in its forty relatively short verses an exact meaning, and some definitive examples of this often misunderstood and often undervalued spiritual principle. Hebrews begins with the definition, that … Continue reading The Substance and Evidence That is True Faith

An existential threat

Israel has been a people since early Biblical times, since around the 20th generation of mankind following their creation in the Garden of Eden.God promised the ancient land of Canaan to the Jewish patriarch Abraham and what would be his innumerable descendants in a covenant that would be in exchange for their worshiping Him as … Continue reading An existential threat

He who sows discord among brothers

For the past six weeks this regular 'Sunday Sermon' series has covered Proverbs 6:16-19 in which the Bible speaks of "6 Things the Lord Hates (7 an Abomination)", and today we wrap the discussion with that 7th and final item.This item speaks particularly to families, and serves as both a calling and a warning not … Continue reading He who sows discord among brothers