1. God is True Even if Everyone Else is a Liar
    27 Mar, 2018
    God is True Even if Everyone Else is a Liar
    What if some were unfaithful? Does their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God?  By no means! Let God be true though every one were a liar, as it is written, "That you may be justified in your words, and prevail when you are judged."  Romans 3:3-4 One of the more frustrating things about being a pastor is being aware of how much untruth there is in our fallen world. Everywhere I turn there seem to be out and out lies, half-truths, exaggerations, loose statements, misinformation, and
  2. When Something Looks Good But Isn't
    21 Nov, 2017
    When Something Looks Good But Isn't
    And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.  So it is no surprise if his servants, also, disguise themselves as servants of righteousness. Their end will correspond to their deeds.  2 Corinthians 11:14-15 Not all that glitters is gold. That saying may seem cliché.  Trite.  Hackneyed.  Platitudinous (that's a fun word to say!).  But there still is some truth in this old chestnut. There are times when what seems good, beautiful, right, positive, or respectable is
  3. Do Not Bear False Witness
    07 Nov, 2016
    Do Not Bear False Witness
    You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.  Exodus 20:16 I've found myself feeling a little distressed lately. A major part of why I have felt distressed is due to the profusion of false information that is being touted as truth on the internet.  Political articles and posts seem to be the worst in this regard.   It appears that sometimes well-meaning people will readily believe and pass on falsehood if they want to believe something is true. This bothers me because God calls us