Dealing With Denial

What is denial but the refusal to admit the truth or face reality. It’s a disclaiming of reality or responsibility in some way, shape, or form. In the Christian life there are two kinds of denial – one that is spiritually harmful, and the other beneficial. When we...

The Unleavened Church

Leaven is a substance, such as yeast, used as the ingredient in dough or batter to make them rise. In the Scriptures leaven represents an evil influence, be it a lifestyle or a doctrine. We find the first Biblical reference to leaven in Genesis 19:3, where it is...

The Healing of the Leper

Matthew 8:2-4 And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. And Jesus put forth his hand, and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. And Jesus saith unto him,...

Jesus, the Sin Breaker

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice. Prov 29.6 Sin is likened to something that traps a man. But before a man is trapped in a snare, he must first get lured in by the bait. Every good hunter or fisher knows...

Jesus, The Friend Of Lepers

One day Jesus was in a leper’s house in Bethany. Now, a Pharisee would not be caught dead in a leper’s house because contact with those kinds of people would render him “unclean”. How do you suppose this attitude would effect an “evangelistic” ministry of the...