Category Archives: Points of Character

We Ought To Obey God Rather Than Men

Books of Esther Daniel Acts

We ought to obey God rather than men. These are not words authorities like hearing, especially ones doing things they shouldn’t. But they are words that must be said sometimes. Out loud. Boldly. And acted upon. In the same way, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah (Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego) once stood before King Nebuchadnezzar and answered […]

Is Hypocrisy Driving People Away from God?

Hypocrisy Driving Away from God

It’s the age of hypocrisy. Probably every decade of human history would fit the bill, but our current times seem to reflect it extra fiercely. We have state governors, world leaders, scientists, public health officials and doctors behaving in the most cruelly hypocritical manner.  Implementing ever more stringent and supposedly necessary Covid policies which include […]

In God We Are Not Trusting

It’s printed on the money in the United States of America.  It’s a given in just about any church or group of believers that claims to be Christian: “In God We Trust.”  A bold statement of belief and faith in a God Who is full of purpose and plans.  The God Who heals, the God […]

If I Have Not Love, But Know Everything Else

I Cor 13:1: “Though I have the gift of prophecy and understand all mysteries and have all knowledge, but have not love, it profits me nothing…” Charity, Love.  Love your neighbor. We know about all that of course.  We’ve heard it so many times.  At least we should understand it. We should be practicing it.  […]

The Quality of Mercy: Abraham, Jonah and the End Time

The quality of mercy is not strained. Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest: It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.” – William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice. In other words, mercy blesses those who extend it and those to whom it is extended even when – most especially when – it […]

Nations of Cowards, Fearful Churches

There’s a reason why the cowardly will not be in the Kingdom of God (Rev 21:8).  When I was young, it always struck me as somewhat harsh, nor did it fully make sense that cowards should be lumped in with murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and liars simply for being afraid.  It just didn’t seem […]