Priests and Sexually Abused Nuns

Priests and Sexually Abused Nuns

The news was tragic to read, but hardly a surprise. After years of hearing about priests who sexually abused altar boys, stories are finally breaking about priests who impregnated nuns and then forced them have abortions, contradicting the very religion they devoted...
Solomon’s Fame

Solomon’s Fame

During Solomon’s reign, “… the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the Lord, she came to test him with hard questions” (1 Kings 10:1). Solomon’s fame was connected to God, related to his achievements on behalf of God. This was likely a...
The Wisdom of God

The Wisdom of God

I have never really understood what is so compelling about knowledge. Right along with money, a lot of people crave learning and wisdom. Sometimes, there is such an arrogance that accompanies learning. Some “educated” people feel as though they must constantly...
Should I Fast to Be Righteous?

Should I Fast to Be Righteous?

What does it mean to fast? Is it a command for us today? In the Bible, fasting generally meant to withhold or abstain from food for a prolonged time. The only specific command to fast is found in Leviticus 16:30-31: “For on that day shall the priest make an atonement...
God Has Spoken: Are You Listening?

God Has Spoken: Are You Listening?

“God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds” (Hebrews 1:1-2). It is fascinating to...
What Divorce Shows

What Divorce Shows

In my lifetime, the divorce rate has been rising. Presently, the number is about one out of two marriages today will end in divorce. However, one doesn’t have to rely on the statistics to be alarmed regarding the abusive attitudes and actions toward marriage. One...

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