by Whit Sasser A line of a Christian hymn reads… “Forgive the secret sins I do not see.” The mercy of our God is so great in the forgiveness He grants for sins we are unaware of…the sins we do not even see. Wow! There are sins I do not see due to ignorance…I didn’t…

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by Pieter Yoshua Perhaps my understanding will change in the future or I could be wrong, but I want to write this criticism for myself and perhaps it will cause you to think as well. I thought that it is possible for me to be a Christian while living in a way that was insulting God.…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Daniel 9:4-19   I.         In Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe left home to be a sailor against the wishes of his parents. He soon came to regret his decision, but he would not return home because he did not want to admit that he made a mistake. He was…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Lamentations 3:39-66   I.         It started out as an observation in Bible class: “Temptation comes because fear is removed.”             A.        How true that is!             B.        God had warned that death would come if the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil was eaten – Genesis 2:16-17                         1.         But Satan argued…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalms 32   I.         Every person is guilty of sin – Romans 3:10-23             A.        Therefore, we all need forgiveness from God                         1.         It is found in Jesus Christ – I John 2:1; Ephesians 1:7             B.        Only with forgiveness can we enter into God’s presence – Revelation 21:27 II.        How blessed is a forgiven man -…

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Question: In Psalms 38, David tells of his physical pains produced by sin and highly suggests that God is behind his sickness due to his sin. Do we really know when and if God gives us a disease because of our sin? Do we really know how He works regarding disease and sin? Answer: One of…

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Question: Is it a sin to think about sin? I read your article about this subject but what about Colossians 3:2? Does it say that it’s a sin to think about sin? Answer: “Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand…

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Question: I have a question: Is Satan winning? The world is so terrible. Sin is everywhere. Faithful Christians are a drop in the bucket compared to the population. Isn’t this exactly what Satan wants is for all of these people to go to hell and that’s where most people go? “Few” will make it to…

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Question: Dear Jeffrey, I really love and enjoy reading most of your articles and Q&As. It has guided me to answer some of the dilemmas I faced as a young Christian. I came to the Lord’s church as a truth seeker and made my way to find a local congregation that follows the New Testament…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Ecclesiastes 7:1-6   I.         Some statements in the Bible present a paradox – seemingly conflicting ideas that are both true.             A.        Such is present in Matthew 5:4                         1.         To be blessed is to be given cause to be happy.                         2.         To mourn is to be sad II.        Jesus was not talking about every person who…

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