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May 2021

What “Righteousness” Do You Have?

missing puzzle piece

Job is one of my favorite books of the Bible.

It’s also, possibly, one of the most ancient of all the books of the Bible.

While it contains many vital messages, one of those lessons has become especially precious to me.

It has to do with what was really going on in Job’s life at that time. And what God was trying to accomplish, for Job’s eternal benefit, by allowing him to suffer as he did.

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Of Wheat, Weeds, and Counterfeit Money

Money Scattered

“But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way.” (Matthew 13: 24-30; 36-43)

This verse is commonly used to justify taking a non-judgmental position toward error and false teachers.

It’s commonly used by Christians to remain silent when they should use rebuke and reproof; as II Timothy 3:16 states.

But in this Evangelical age of “Love”, what else should we expect?

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The Certainty of the Words of Truth

Crumbling Foundation

That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee.” (Proverbs 22:18-24)

Everything around us is changing.

We are told, however, that the gospel doesn’t change. Because the foundational ideas or truths of the gospel do not change.

Truths are eternal; and they are founded upon specific words and specific phrases.

So, logically, we must also be able to trust that the words behind these truths have not changed. That the words also must be eternal.

Or, to say it another way, the words must be certain. They must be fixed, unchangeable, incorruptible. (I Peter 1:23; Isaiah 40:8)

But, for all practical purposes, that is not what many churches teach today. The modern Evangelical church and a growing number of Fundamental churches do not truly believe this.

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