Sermon #25–Light and Life–1 John 1:5-10

From start to finish, the Scriptures leave no doubt that human beings are fatally broken by sin and evil.  Genesis 6:5 lays out the state of affairs in stark and thorough fashion -- "every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually."  Jesus doesn't depart from that assessment.  "And this is the … Continue reading Sermon #25–Light and Life–1 John 1:5-10

Bible Notes #1– Jeremiah 8:6-7

This passage contains an interesting and powerful contrast.  Sinful human action is like a war horse, charging into battle.  What is such a charge like?  It is determined and direct.  It is forceful, intent on driving through every obstacle.  It is directed by a distinct purpose, the fulfillment of the rider's own intention.  It is … Continue reading Bible Notes #1– Jeremiah 8:6-7