Question: I wanted to let you know that this article on homosexuality by Abraham Smith is right on! I, for one, am very sad to see churches, such as the Lutheran church, embrace homosexuality even to the point of allowing practicing homosexuals to be church leaders! Answer: I’m glad you found the article useful.

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by Abraham Smith “The Judgements of the Lord are true and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, Yea, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb. Moreover by them Your servant is warned, And in keeping them there is great reward” (Psalms 19:9-11). We all ought to place…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Ezra 7:6-10   I.         God has given us the truths we need             A.        It will make us perfect – II Timothy 3:16-17             B.        It tells us how to live life and to be godly – II Peter 1:2-4             C.        What is written will help us believe – John 20:30-31 II.        The answers we seek from…

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by Abraham Smith Can you trust your Bible? Is the Bible a book of God or a book of man? If we doubt the Bible’s trustworthiness, we lose it as: an infallible standard of truth; an authoritative basis for obedience or hope; “living and powerful, sharper than any two-edged sword” (Hebrews 4:12); and as a…

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by Abraham Smith In earlier articles, we studied scriptures which show us that we are obligated to read the Bible regularly. This includes the idea of reading the whole Bible. After all, Jesus said, “man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God…” (Matt. 4:4). Those who truly…

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by Abraham Smith In an earlier article, “Reading the Bible from Cover to Cover,” we considered several factors that hinder us from reading the Bible in its entirety. Let us now examine the benefits we get from routinely reading all of the Bible. The road to understanding the Bible The Bible is written in such a…

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by Abraham Smith We should read the Bible from cover to cover. We should want to know what the Lord said. Many of us, while acknowledging that the Bible is the word of God, have not read it in its entirety. We have been hindered from reading the Bible completely for several reasons. It is…

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by Abraham Smith The Bible is very clear in its teaching on baptism’s role in our salvation. It is an act of obedience that is required of us by God “for the remission of sins” (Acts 2:38). The Bible does not teach that baptism is “an outward sign of inward grace.” Neither does the Bible…

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by Abraham Smith Homosexuality has infiltrated more and more churches. Will homosexuality be normalized as an acceptable and legally sanctioned lifestyle? Or, will those who practice it be identified as sinners in need of redemption? Will those who regard homosexuality as a sin and therefore refuse to accept homosexuals as members in good standing be…

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by Abraham Smith Earlier, we studied Scriptures that show we have an obligation to read the whole Bible.  In order to do so, we must eliminate whatever might hinder our doing so.  Even so, some of us have false beliefs that reject this obligation. There are those who believe that God still speaks directly to…

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