The late pastor, Delton Martin, begins a series on the family by addressing men. This message presents a heartsearching call for today's men to return to a vision of real men—strong, godly, pure, tender, unselfish, commited providers.
Young people hear the voices of many "false spirits," even from 'Christian' people—those whose lives are like the New Testament Judaizers, Gnostics and Nicolaitans. "Believe not every spirit, but try the spirits."
Jesus is returning someday to this world. For the Christian this is reason enough to live godly lives. Paul has counsel for pastors, employees, and all other Christians on what holiness in daily life will look like.
A neglected subject in many churches today is the personality, activity, and power of the devil. The devil is a dangerous character and since he is our enemy we need to know about him and the ways he tries to us.
The fall of the nation of Israel many years ago is an example of God's justice. He is longsuffering, but after national sins have reached a certain level, and the admonitions and warnings of God’s prophets have been repeatedly rejected — judgment begins to fall.
God has a plan for man's happiness—so Satan made a counterfeit plan. Following Satan's plan and trying to find happiness in money, sex, drugs, or good deeds is like leaning on a crutch that breaks and pierce your hand with splinters.
"People call us Mennonites. You may have thought we are different. Some people think we are odd. But we are not ashamed to be different from most professing Christians, because we are serious about obeying God and His Word."