Speaking the Truth in Love

Posts by David Wright (Page 3)

Visions of Their Own Minds

Searching for someone who preaches the truth is like looking for an icicle in August. Most false prophets rattle on for 30 minutes or so without ever opening the Bible. Determining that such men are merely expressing human opinion is fairly easy. But other false teachers tell Bible stories and cite numerous scriptures. This preaching…

Abigail’s Impossible Husband

Abigail’s Impossible Husband By David Wright Introduction Marrying Brad was a terrible mistake. When Tia was dating him, she relished his striking looks, intelligence, and sense of humor. She found him exciting. But sometimes he almost frightened her. Brad grew up in a home plagued by drunkenness and physical abuse. He told Tia that he…

Love Is Patient

A hermit may be able to live for years without ever saying an unkind word to anyone. Of course, no one is around to test his patience. It’s fairly easy to be nice to myself. But the Bible knows of no hermit Christians. We are called to live in relationships with other people, which means…

Torn to Pieces

society encourages us to obey our own impulses. There’s no truth, nothing absolutely right or wrong for everyone, everywhere, all the time. What is right for me may not be right for you. If I’m wrestling with a moral decision, I should follow the feelings produced by my personal experiences. a great flaw in this…

A Letter of Recommendation?

Tom Reynolds started a parts manufacturing company in Detroit. Five years later the business employed more than 500 people. But one day Tom’s own human resources department sent him the following email: “Mr. Reynolds, according to our records you have never submitted letters of recommendation, something required of everyone in the company. Please verify that…

Can We Have Faith and Still Be Preppers?

By Brent Smith Prepping has become so popular that there are television shows devoted to it. There are companies that specialize in food packages with a long shelf life, heirloom seeds, and hidden bunkers. And people are prepping for different “doomsday” scenarios: nuclear war, social upheaval, the zombie apocalypse, a modern plague, a weather disaster,…

House of Horrors

[The Supreme Court vacancy created by Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is reheating the abortion debate. I wrote the following article in April of 2013. Please read it – and remember it every time you see someone on TV hyperventilating about losing the “right” to kill babies.] Kermit Gosnell is currently on trial charged with several counts…

Are there Living Apostles in the Modern Church?

The word “apostles” describes the 12 special representatives appointed by Jesus. He sent them first to the people of Israel and then to all the world — to speak in his name, confirm the message with mighty signs, give testimony to his resurrection, and build up his church. After the suicide of Judas, the number…

Is Universalism a Biblical Teaching?

Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis on March 13, 2013. Celebrating Mass a couple of months later, he made news with the following statement: “The Lord has redeemed all of us, all of us, with the Blood of Christ: all of us, not just Catholics. Everyone! ‘Father, the atheists?’ Even the atheists. Everyone! And this…