I have in mind men and women. For men it's obvious. The need for warfare against the bombardment of visual temptation to fixate on sexual images is urgent. For women it is less obvious, but just as great if we broaden the scope of temptation to food or figure or relational fantasies. When I say "lust" I mean the realm of thought, imagination, and desire that leads to sexual...
Author: John Piper
God is wearied by the Israelites' excessive complaining. Instead of repenting, the Jews compare themselves with their pagan neighbors and ask, "Where is the God of justice?" God responds by sending a messenger, the Lord Jesus, to offer salvation at His first coming. The second messenger, Jesus coming as judge, would follow.
Speaker: Stanley Toussaint
Scripture: Malachi 2:17 - 3:6
Christ calls us to be grace-filled, humble people. We are to love others and pray for them rather than nagging and trying to change them. Self-awareness and self-righteousness are contrasted.
Speaker: John McKinzie
Scripture: Matthew 7:1-6, Matthew 7:12
Dear Roger, We have a friend (he was only 19) who took his own life about a month ago. He had a Catholic upbringing. We would like to know your opinion about where he is now. Sincerely, Mike and Alicia Dear Mike and Alicia, Suicide is tragic at any age. I guess we grieve the most over the young ones who "check out early" (the term used by many teens today). I...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Topic: Death and Dying