Is God The Author Of Sin?

Is God The Author Of Sin? Introduction When discussing matters pertaining to the absolute sovereignty of God, a question that often arises is whether God is the author of sin. We know that God is not the author of confusion (I Corinthians 14:33), but the discussion focuses around whether God, who ordains all things and causes…

The Misuse Of Logic In Biblical Discourse

The key passages Before making my comments on the matter of the misuse of logic and human reasoning in biblical discussion, I think it best to look at some of the key passages at issue: Colossians 2:8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments…

Mental Assent Alone Is Not True Faith

Mental Assent Alone Is Not True Faith Curt Wildy In light of the question: Does having a mere “mental assent” to the truths of the Gospel equate to having a true, God-given faith in the Godhead and Christ that the Gospel reveals, it is my belief that “mental assent” alone does not equate to true…

The Lord Our Only Sabbath – Part Two

Genesis 2 A Sabbath for all Mankind? Section II by Curt Wildy What about the establishment of the seven-day week? As mentioned above, some argue that the very existence of a seven-day week evidences the existence of a Sabbath rest. In regards to Genesis 8:10, 12 (“And he stayed yet other seven days; and again…

The Lord Our Only Sabbath – Part One

Genesis 2 A Sabbath for all Mankind? – Section I by Curt Wildy Introduction to Part One There is a great deal of controversy within the camp of the saints regarding the Christian’s relationship to Sabbath-keeping. Confusion abounds regarding the scope, applicability, and purpose of the Seventh-Day Sabbath; whether it was rolled-over into a First-Day…

Avoiding Mischievous and Unkind Words

Mischievous and Unkind Words The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.  Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins.  In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void…

Avoiding Flattering and Talebearing Words

Flattering and Talebearing Words …..For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults: II Corinthians 12:20 01. Leviticus 19:16 Thou shalt not go up…

Avoiding Lying and other Deceptive Words

Lying and Deceptive Words A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.Proverbs 19:9 01. Psalm 5:4 For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee. 5 The foolish shall not stand in thy sight: thou hatest all workers of iniquity. 6…