Archives for February 2012

Good Times and the Bottle, Just Say No!

Isaiah 5:11-13

The worse social evil ever to infest this planet is quietly finding its insidious way, at least to some degree, into acceptability with the Bible-believng community. This paper confronts that reality.

This message is for “us.” And who is “us”? It is every child of God who is eager to find truth from God’s Word, the Bible, and to live by that truth, come what may.

If there be any justification for social drinking, it is completely nullified by the harmful effects that seek to overwhelm our society. Even among medical authorities one seldom hears the trumpeting of the use of alcohol for medicinal purposes any more. But, of course, this message is not about alcohol administered under the proper care of one’s physician. I am talking about “the bottle,” and we should just say “No!” [Read more…]

The Christian Faith And Mormonism   

Galatians 1:6-8; I Corinthians 15:1-4

Introduction

Mormonism sponsors musical extravaganzas, advertises the giving of Bibles and literature, features celebrities on television, and often includes politicians running for office. All these create a high profile. If you have ever talked personally to any of them, their conservative life style and often outgoing manner can be impressive.

You may have neighbors or professional people who are Mormons. They prefer to refer to themselves as members of “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints” (LDS). You may be impressed by their upstanding private lives and more. They may very well portray a happy successful image. Who are these people? [Read more…]