Monthly Archives: February 2012

“The Reward of Faith” (Genesis 15:1)

A couple of thousand years ago, the Roman statesman and orator Cicero wrote what has become a well-known maxim: “Virtue is its own reward.”  It is an interesting statement, but it is not quite true Biblically.  The Bible tells us … Continue reading

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“Our Omnipresent God” (Psalm 139:7-10)

Years ago, a Christian preacher went to India, and there he saw Hindu worshipers tapping on trees and rocks and asking the gods they believed were present: “Are you there?  Are you there?”  The Scriptures tell us that we never … Continue reading

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“Our Omniscient God” (Psalm 139)

“God is watching and you can’t fool Him” — these were the words of Mrs. Pope Adams, former Westlake teacher, according to a retired school teacher who was reminiscing on Facebook last week about her school experiences.  She wrote that Mrs. Adams had a … Continue reading

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“Our Attitudes Toward the Failures of the Faithful” (Genesis 9:18-29)

It is presidential campaign season, and as you probably know, it has already gotten pretty ugly.  Candidates always look for some flaw or weakness to exploit in their opponents – and of course they never fail to find something!  We … Continue reading

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“Our Eternal God” (Psalm 90:2)

     I thought we had answered the final question at our Outreach Luncheon a couple of Sundays ago — but there was one final request.  We had a great time at the luncheon, during which our guests and new members could … Continue reading

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