Call me paranoid, but I refuse to drink milk without smelling it first. And I don’t care what the date says on the jug (it’s been known not to matter), I’m going to take a whiff before I take a gulp! With this in mind,
“When 40 million people believe in a dumb idea, it is still a dumb idea.” I’m not sure who said it, but you have to admit it’s catchy…and right. While not as brass, the Bible speaks of this truth quite a bit. Think about it.
Responding to a false charge of treacherous teachers, Peter penned these words: “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance” (2 Pet. 3:9).
Christopher Marlowe wrote, “I count religion but a childish toy, and hold there is no sin but ignorance.” Such words display a terrible ignorance of sin, itself. Sadly, a great portion of humanity shares in this same ignorance. Men would do their souls well to
The belief is popular: As long as a person is sincere in his devotion to God, God will save him. But the popularity of a belief does not guarantee that it is correct. Consider the case of Paul. Prior to his becoming a Christian, he sincerely believed
Respect the nature of the Bible. The Book being studied is unlike any other document—it is from God (2 Tim. 3:16-17)! It, therefore, deserves very careful and responsible attention. Remember that the Bible can be understood. The Scriptures were written in such a way that everyone can search them