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Should Sinners Shun Sinners? (Part 1) – Church Rejection

Church Rejection Shunning is a religious practice in which a religious body chooses to socially and emotionally avoid a person or group of people. Shunning can take the form of censure (a person is not permitted to speak openly or hold church office) or it can be as serious as expulsion from membership. If a…

Same Sex Marriage – The Created Versus the Creator

(Due to the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage (June 26, 2015), Part II of the¬†study on confronting textual conflicts has been postponed until next month.) The Supreme Court of the United States now has clearly stated that same-sex marriage is now permissible in all 50 states and marriage between a man and a woman…

Lovers of Pleasure More than Lovers of God

Lovers of Pleasure More Than Lovers of God “But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of…

Sexuality

The church at Thyatira had a serious problem. Review the words of Jesus and consider what He said: “To the angel of the church in Thyatira write: These are the words of the Son of God, whose eyes are like blazing fire and whose feet are like burnished bronze. I know your deeds, your love…