Is Anything Worse than Being a Fool? (Proverbs 26:3-12)

There used to be a show in which people would eat all kinds of disgusting things. But this has got to be the worst. "As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly." (Proverbs 26:11) I'm sure the dog has a very good reason for returning to his vomit. But we don't know what it is. From our perspective, that is one of the most disgusting things that a creature could do. But we've all fallen into the same folly. When you do what you've always done, you're going…continue reading →

The Zeal of the Lord Almighty (Isaiah 9:6-7)

Think about when you first came to know Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord. Think about all the little things that lined up so that you learned about Christ. That's the zeal of the Lord Almighty. He pursued you until you put your trust in him. "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and of peace there…continue reading →