Sin

The Unpardonable Sin? Has God Forsaken Me?

"Dear Larry Wilson: In June, 2007, I had a spiritual awakening. At the time, I was living with my girlfriend and we enjoyed "the good life." Both of us had good jobs and no obligations. For us, the good life revolved around frequent parties and social drinking (sometimes with heavy drinking). We lived for the…

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No Such Thing as a God of Love!

Dear Mr. Wilson: Recently, our daughter, who has a PhD and is antagonistic toward religion, and I had a discussion while watching TV. We happened to see news about the cyclone that hit Myanmar (leaving 130,000+ dead and two million homeless). Later, we saw a report of a deadly earthquake in China (leaving 70,000 dead)….

Sin | Suffering

Terrorism – A Sign of the End?

Terrorism – A Sign of the End? The Bible indicates that terrorism is a sign of the end of the world. Notice how Paul associates man's need for "peace and safety" with the Great Tribulation. He wrote, "While people are saying, 'Peace and safety [are man's greatest needs],' destruction [from God] will come on them…

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The Enemy Waits

The Carnal Nature of Mankind Jesus said, "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God." (Matthew 5:8) I take these words as a promise. However, as I look around and as I look within, I see a great amount of impurity. When it comes to the subject of moral purity, humans are…

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The Whole Truth

During the past few weeks, I have been thinking about several things, especially about the properties of truth and I cannot contain myself any longer. So, this article will be a brief departure from my usual Bible study because a few statements about the properties of truth and its effect (or lack thereof) on people…