Baptizing Little Children?

By Paul Smithson Why do some denominations baptize little children, even babies? Is doing so scriptural? The practice of infant baptism stems from the false idea that children are born in sin. With this same idea of inherited sin, some baptize little children after they have...
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Abortion, Sin, and our Nation

By Paul Smithson In this country we have programs for saving whales, owls, wolves, eagles, etc.  Those who are caught shooting or trapping these animals will be locked up or fined. Yet, in our country it is legal to kill an innocent baby in the womb.  In fact, the U.S. Senate...
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Alcohol and Sin

By Paul Smithson   Alcohol is a device Satan uses to deceitfully destroy the lives and souls of many people. In the U.S. today, over 65 million people above the age of 20 drink alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism affects one out of three American families. America spends an...
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Homosexuality And The Result Of Condoning Sin

By Paul Smithson Our society is becoming more and more insensitive toward sin. One example of this is the public’s increasing acceptance of our nation’s estimated 9 million homosexuals (that’s about 3.5 percent of the U.S. adult population). Public opinion has shifted...
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Lasciviousness

By Paul Smithson Lasciviousness (“sensuality” NASB) is a type of wickedness that is mentioned and condemned several times in the New Testament. But do we know what it involves in order that we may abstain from it? Lasciviousness is defined as: ” indecency, wanton acts or...
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Cleansing The Temple

By Paul Smithson Jesus came from Galilee to Jerusalem and it was Passover. The streets of Jerusalem would have been buzzing with people from everywhere in the world. It was as good opportunity for business and making money. People would be in need of having money exchanged and...
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Was David a Sinner At Birth?

By Jimmy R. Mickells  “Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me” (Psalm 51:5).      Those who teach and try to prove that one inherits the sin of Adam use this verse as a proof text. Does it really say that David was born a sinner because of what...
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Be Reconciled to God

By Jimmy R. Mickells  “Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to...
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